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Dr. Yang Lei is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Southern University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. degree in Department of Decision Science & Managerial economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His current research interest focuses on Big Data and Social Media; Big Data and Supply Chain Management;

Business Value of IT; IT-Enabled Organizational Behavior; IT and Education; Microtask Crowdsourcing Platform, etc. His papers have been published at International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, International Conference on Electronic Business, Cross Strait Conference of Information Management Development and Strategy, HIT 2018 Author Development Workshop. He has also served a lot of external services: referee for journals including Information & Management, International Journal of Information Management, Telematics and Informatics, Electronic Commerce Research, etc.

He is also very keen on working closely with local industries for knowledge transfer and has conducted studies and consulting works for a lot of firms. His research interests are mainly in applying IT on process improvement, knowledge management improvement.

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Educational Background:

Ph. D. 2013-2019 The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong    MIS stream

B.BA.  2008-2012 University of Science & Technology Beijing, Beijing 

       Information Management & Information Systems


Honors and rewards:

Full Scholarship of the Doctoral Institute of the Chinese University of Hong Kong


Big Data and Social Media

Big Data and Supply Chain Management

Business Value of IT

IT-Enabled Organizational Behavior

IT and Education

Microtask Crowdsourcing Platform

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