The ability to stay the course can make or break a business — that's something that Alibaba's self-made billionaire founder Jack Ma knows well.
Growing a company involves hiring the right people. For Jack Ma, the man behind Chinese tech giant Alibaba, that's a process that took him some time to master.
Jack Ma, the iconic co-founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, said he's returning to teaching after stepping down as chairman of the company. And he has his lesson plan drawn up.
New research says this one decision could have an unexpected impact.
"Success is an anesthetic," says Bill McDermott, the CEO of software company SAP.
Jack Ma says he doesn't consider himself "legendary." Rather than follow him, people should try to carve their own way, Alibaba's billionaire CEO said Thursday.
A collective $168 billion has been wiped off the BATs — Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent — thanks to a cocktail of factors from the U.S.-China trade war to concerns over valuations and regulatory crackdown from Beijing.
China hopes the U.S. will show sincerity and take steps to correct its behavior, its commerce ministry said on Thursday.
You might not think there's much the classroom can teach you about the boardroom. But Alibaba's Jack Ma has a lesson for you.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma likened the tech giant to a child he had nurtured and who had now grown up, gone to college and must face society's tests alone.
CNBC's Mike Santoli and Rebecca Patterson, managing director and CIO at Bessemer Trust, discussed Alibaba CEO Jack Ma's announcement that he will no longer attempt to create up to a million jobs in the United States.
Alibaba may suffer some short-term losses in the wake of Jack Ma's succession plans, but the stock is well-positioned longer term, according to Bradley Gastwirth, CEO at ABR Investment Strategy.
Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the U.S. and China could last for two decades and would be "a mess" for all parties involved, citing weak trade rules.
In his next act, Jack Ma will focus on what he says he does best.
Even Bill Gates and Warren Buffett could learn this move from Jack Ma.
Jeff Richards, GGV Capital managing partner and an early backer of Alibaba, joins 'Squawk Alley' to weigh in on Alibaba CEO Jack Ma leaving the company next year and why he's not worried for the company.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Alibaba's Jack Ma deciding to step down from his role in a year and what the Chinese tech giant will be like after his departure.
Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma shared an important lesson in leadership when he decided to step down as chairman of Alibaba, the technology giant he created.
Alibaba said on Monday that Jack Ma will hand the company chairmanship to chief executive officer Daniel Zhang staring September 10, 2019. Gil Luria of D.A. Davidson & Co weighs in.
Jack Ma will continue as executive chairman of the company for the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition, Alibaba said.