The Collaborated Enterprise Research Institute of Guangdong and Taiwan
The institute is formed by Research Institute for Chinese Business Studies and related research resources in Business School,
which is constructed by the Office of Taiwan Affairs in Shantou Municipal party committee. In December, 2011, it was
approved as the Key Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of the universities in Guangdong Province. The Institute
consists of three research centers as Guangdong-Taiwan Business Organizations, Industrial Economics Research Center and
Taiwan Research Center. Its research areas are Guangdong-Taiwan enterprise cooperation model and Guangdong-Taiwan
industrial cooperation model.
Institute of Taiwan Studies
STU Institute of Taiwan Studies was established in December, 2001 in Business School. It mainly studies the Cross-straits
relation and the operation management of Taiwan's minor enterprises and Taiwan-capital enterprises and Taiwan' s
economy, history, culture and law. Since built-up, it has undertaken some research projects, including Projects Sponsored by
the National Natural Science Fund, Projects Sponsored by the Guangdong Natural Science Fund and concerned projects
sponsored by Taiwan affair office of Guangdong Province and Shantou city.
Institute of Chinese Business
Institute of Chinses Business focuses on the study of the enterprises opened by people from Chaoshan region and their
development rules. It was established in December 2001. Now it has formed an academic team of 7 professors and 20
associate professors.In recent years it has finished 2 Projects Sponsored by the National Natural Science Fund, 5 Provincial
Research Projects, 5 Municipal Research Projects and 8 projects sponsored by the local government and enterprises. The
research funding amounts to more than 600,000 in these 5 years. Academic publications amount to 3 books and over 50
research papers in CSSCI. Some scholars in this field have taken part in organizations and advertising activities of Chao
Business Organization, which has formed a social influence.
Research Center for SMEs Innovation
SMEs plays an important role in our national economy and is also a major corporate form in East Guangdong. The Center
for SMEs Research aims to promote innovative studies in strategy, organization and process, which is one of the critical
issues for China's enterprise development in global economy. The Center supports the rigorous academic research in the
areas of corporate strategy, organizational behavior, human resource management, marketing, finance & accounting,
operation management, supply chain and information system, and extend to the economics and social sciences. By
leveraging multi-disciplinary academisc researsh,the Center strives to provide supports in theory and practice to
government agencies and businesses.
Research Center for Finance and Accounting
Subordinated to Shantou University Business School, the Center for Finance and Accounting is comprised by faculty on
finance and accounting from Business School. It is dedicated to create a communication platform by concentrating human
and research resources centered on crosswide topic studies. Meanwhile, CFAS aims to enhance the academic level of
Shantou University on the defined studies through improvement of education and research.
Institute of Finance and Investment
Subordinated to Shantou University Business School, Institute of Finance and Investment is comprised by faculty from
Business School. It is dedicated to create a communication platform by concentrating human and research resources
centered on crosswide topic studies. Meanwhile, it aims to enhance the academic level of Shantou University on the
defined studies through improvement of education and research.