The center aims to achieve the following objectives:
- Initiate surveys and conduct empirical research on social, educational, political, psychological and business phenomena that accompany the processes of change, development and modernization in contemporary Chinese society.
- Initiate studies about the practice and theory of management, administration, economics, social programs and policies, education, law and political sciences with a view to contributing to performance appraisal and quality in China.
- Organize periodic inter-disciplinary workshops and seminars to improve research and affiliated capabilities among relevant university faculty. Similar services can be provided for personnel involved in the fields of social and business services as appropriate.