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Two HKBU business scholars listed amongst world’s top 2% researchers

27 May, 2021
img In a list produced by Stanford University naming the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists, two scholars from the HKBU School of Business, Prof. Christy Cheung, Professor of the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, and Prof. Xu Huang, Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) and Chair Professor of the Department of Management, were listed in the elite grouping.

The list features the 159,648 scientists whose work is most frequently cited by other authors around the globe, making them the most influential scientific researchers in the world. It is based on journal rankings and their associated citation indexes. The full inventory can be found here.

Prof. Cheung is a multi-award winning scholar with research expertise in the field of technology use and well-being, social media, data analytics and IS security. She has been conferred the title “RGC Senior Research Fellow” in the Research Grants Council (RGC) Senior Research Fellow Scheme in 2020. Having an impressive track record of scholarly work published in grade A journals, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of Internet Research, and has been President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)-Hong Kong Chapter since 2017.

Prof. Huang is an internationally-recognised academic who is often invited by prestigious universities and corporates around the world to present his research. With a broad range of research expertise and interests across multiple areas, he has published representative papers in key areas including leadership, cross-cultural management, workplace creativity and interpersonal interactions. Prof. Huang has published extensively in top-tier journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Academy of Management Discoveries, Asia Pacific Business Review, Leadership Quarterly, and many others.