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Two Distinguished Business Scholars listed among World’s Top 2% Most-cited Scientists

01 Nov, 2023
img Congratulations to Prof. Christy CHEUNG and Prof. Viswanath VENKATESH, Chair Professors of the Department of Management, Marketing, and Information Systems of the HKBU School of Business, for being listed in the “Science-wide Author Databases of Standardised Citation Indictors” as the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists in the Information & Communication Technologies field.
Prof. Christy 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 is a Chair Professor in Information Systems and Digital Innovation Management and serves as the Director of the Research Office at Hong Kong Baptist University. In 2020, she was conferred the title "RGC Senior Research Fellow" in the Research Grants Council (RGC) Senior Research Fellow Scheme. With 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 the President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)-Hong Kong Chapter since 2017.
Prof. Viswanath VENKATESH is an international scholar in business and economics, focusing on the diffusion of technology in organizations and society. With a remarkable record as the most productive in terms of publications in Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly and having best paper awards in different journals, he has served in editorial roles in various journals, including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Organisational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, Production and Operations Management, and Decision Sciences Journal.
The list is announced annually by a group of researchers at Stanford University based on the "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators." These indicators calculate standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator (c-score). Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields according to the standard Science-Metrix classification. The full inventory can be found here.