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Yan Li
Professor, Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) Department
Associate Dean of Faculty at ESSEC Asia-Pacific

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities
Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems - National University of Singapore

Master of Science in Information Systems - National University of Singapore

Bachelor of Arts in Information Sciences - Nanjing University (P.R.C.)
Research Areas
Areas
1-Mobile Application Adoption
2-Information Technology Adoption (E-government, E-commerce, E-Learning Adoption)
3-Human Capital/Human Resource Management
4-Information Systems (IS) Leadership
5-Open Source Software Studies
6-Micro/Macro Organizational Behavior in Information Systems (IS) Organizations
7-Supply Chain Management


Academic Publications
Articles
  "Exploring continued use of mobile shopping channel in China: the effects of active coping and its antecedents" (X. Yang, Y. Li, Q. Liao), Electronic Commerce Research, Mar 2016, Vol. 16, Issue 1, p. 1‑23
  "Social Capital Characteristics of Open Source Software Opinion Leaders" (Y. Li), Journal of Computer Information Systems, Oct 2014
  "OSS Adoption: Organizational Investment in Internal Human Capital" (Y. Li, C. Tan, X. Yang), Journal of Computer Information Systems, Nov 2013, Vol. 54, Issue 1, p. 42‑52
  "It is All about What We Have: A Discriminant Analysis of Organizations? Decision to Adopt Open Source Software" (Y. Li, C. Tan, X. Yang), Decision Support Systems, Aug 2013, Vol. 56, p. 56‑62
  "Matching Business Strategy and CIO Characteristics and Its Impact on Organizational Performance" (Y. Li, C. Tan), Journal of Business Research, Jun 2013
  "Leadership Characteristics and Developers' Motivation in Open Source Software Development" (Y. Li, C. Tan, H. Teo), Information & Management, Jul 2012, Vol. 49, Issue 5, p. 257‑267
  "Open Source Software Adoption: Motivations of Adopters and Amotivations of Non-Adopters" (Y. Li, C. Tan, H. Xu, H. Teo), The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, May 2011, Vol. 42, Issue 2, p. 76‑94
  "Students' Participation Intention in an Online Discussion Forum: Why is Computer-Mediated Interaction Attractive?" (X. Yang, Y. Li, CH. Tan, HH. Teo), Information & Management, Jun 2007, Vol. 44, Issue 2007, p. 456‑466
  "Senior Citizens' Acceptance of Information Systems: A Study in the Context of E-Government Services" (C. Phang, J. Sutanto, A. Kankanhalli, Y. Li, B. Tan, H. Teo), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Nov 2006, Vol. 53, Issue 4, p. 555‑569
  "Innovative Usage of Information Technology in Organizations:Do CIO Characteristics Make a Difference ?" (Y. Li, C. Tan, H. Teo, B. Tan), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, May 2006, Vol. 53, Issue 2, p. 177‑190


Chapters
  Mozat: Launching a Mobile Game in the Middle East and North Africa. In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia. : World Scientific, 2015, p. 131-154
  Renault India: Benchmarking against other Industries for Marketing Success. In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia. : World Scientific, 2015, p. 199-220
  Renault China: The Challenge of Increasing Brand Awareness. In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia. : World Scientific, 2015, p. 221-240
  StarryMedia: Bridging the Gap between Innovation and Market Needs. In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia . : World Scientific, 2015, p. 105-130
  Yek Mobile: Launching an Innovative High-Tech Startup in China. In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia. : World Scientific, 2015, p. 85-104


Other Publications
Articles published in conference proceedings
  "Assessing the Relevancy of National Culture in Predicting the Efficacy of Opportunism Constraints in the Information Systems Consulting Domain", With G. Dawson, H. Zhang, W. Huang, R. Watson. In : ICIS, International Conference on Information Systems . Millan (Italy) : AIS, 2013
  "Drivers for Green IT in Organizations: Multiple Case Studies in China and Singapore", With X. Yang, C. Tan. In : PACIS, Annual Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems . Jeju Island (South Korea) : KMIS, 2013
  "The Antecedents and Effects of Consumers? Active Coping in B2C Mobile Shopping in China ", With X. Yang, Q. Wang, Q. Wang. In : Annual International Conference on Electronic Commerce, 14th . (Singapore) : Dr. Calvin Xu, 2012
  "REOPENING THE CENTRALIZATION-DECENTRALIZATION DEBATE: A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY OF ERP IMPLEMENTATION IN TWO CHINESE PETROLEUM COMPANIES", With J. Malaurent, D. Avison. In : Proceedings of PACIS 2012, 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2012). Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) : Shan L Pan, Tru H Cao, 2012
  "Antecedents of ISD Offshoring Outcomes: Exploring Differences between India and China", With K. Spohrer, A. Heinzl. In : Proceedings of 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS . Hawaii (USA) : IEEE Computer Society, 2011
  "Dual Identification of IS Offshoring Call Center Employees: Understanding Its Antecedents and Consequences", With X. Wang, H. Teo, R. Watson. In : Proceedings of 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS),. Hawaii (USA) : IEEE Computer Society, 2010
  "Aligning CIO Characteristics to Business Strategy: An Empirical Investigation", With C. Tan. In : Proceedings of Forty-Second Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Forty-Second Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. Waikola, Big Island, Hawaii (USA) : Ralph H. Sprague Jr., 2009
  "Open Source Software Adoption: An Investigation into Motivations and Amotivations of Users", With C. Tan, H. Teo. In : 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Toronto, Ontario (Canada) : , 2008
  "Firm-Specificity and Organizational Learning-related Scale on Investment in Internal Human Capital for Open Source Software Adoption", With C. Tan, H. Teo. In : , 2008 SIGMIS Computer Personnel Doctoral Consortium and Research Conference. Charlotteville (USA) : , 2008


Other Teaching Activities

Master Classes open to all

“Big Data for Business: Opportunities and Threats”, Jan, 2014, Singapore
“Big Data for Business: Opportunities and Threats”, November, 2013, Beijing, China
“Big Data for Business: Opportunities and Threats”, June, 2012, Singapore

Cases Published:

1.Li, Y., “Renault China: The Challenge of Increasing Brand Awareness,” In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia (ISBN 978-981-4689-14-4), World Scientific, 2015, pp. 221-240
2.Li, Y., “Renault India: Benchmarking against other Industries for Marketing Success,” In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia (ISBN 978-981-4689-14-4), World Scientific, 2015, pp. 199-220
3.Li, Y., “Mozat: Launching a Mobile Game in the Middle East and North Africa,” In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia (ISBN 978-981-4689-14-4), World Scientific, 2015, pp. 131-154
4.Li, Y., “StarryMedia: Bridging the Gap between Innovation and Market Needs,” In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia (ISBN 978-981-4689-14-4), World Scientific, 2015, pp. 105-130
5.Li, Y., “Yek Mobile: Launching an Innovative High-Tech Startup in China,” In: Experiencing Innovation in Asia (ISBN 978-981-4689-14-4), World Scientific, 2015, pp. 85-104

Awards and Distinctions

Best Paper Award at World Congress on Intellectual Capital (WCIC), 2006

Dean's Graduate Award for Excellence in Research, National University of Singapore, 2006

Teaching Assistantsship and Research Fellowship, National University of Singapore

Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, Emerald  (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/call_for_papers.htm?id=4604)


Conference Presentations


Li, Y., Tan, C. H., Teo, H. H., and Watson, R. T., “An Institutional Perspective on Open Source Software Adoption: A Cross-country Investigation,” Proceeding of the Sixteenth Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, December, 2006 (forthcoming).

Li, Y., Tan, C. H., and Teo, H. H., “A Discriminant Analysis of Organizations’ Adoption of Open Source Software: A Human Capital Perspective,” Proceeding of World Congress on Intellectual Capital (WCIC), Seoul, Korea, September, 2006. (Best Paper Award, with 1000USD travel support).

Li, Y., Tan, C. H., Teo, H. H., and Watson, R. T., “A Cross-Country Study of Organizational Intention to Adopt Open Source Software: A Human Capital Perspective,” Presented at Open Source Software Research Development Workshop in Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM), Atlanta, Georgia, United States, August, 2006.

Li, Y., Tan, C. H., Teo, H. H., and Mattar, A.T., “Motivating Open Source Software Developers: Influence of Transformational and Transactional Leaderships,” Proceeding of the Forty-fourth ACM SIGCPR International Conference on Computer Personnel Research (SIGCPR), Claremont, California, United States, April, 2006.

Li, Y., Tan, C. H., Teo, H. H., and Siow, A.Y.K., “A Human Capital Perspective of Organizational Intention to Adopt Open Source Software,” Proceeding of the Twenty-Sixth Annual International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, December, 2005.

Yang, X., Li, Y., Tan, C. H., and Teo, H. H., “The Motivators of Students’ Behavioral Intention towards Online Discussion Forum Participation,” Proceeding of the Eleventh Annual Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Omaha, Nebraska, United States, August, 2005.

Phang, C.W., Sutanto, J., Li, Y., and Kankanhalli, A., “Senior Citizens’ Adoption of E-Government: In Quest of the Antecedents of Perceived Usefulness,” Proceedings of the Thirty-eighth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Big Island, Hawaii, United States, January, 2005.

Li, Y., Tan, C. H., and Teo, H. H., “The Dynamic Transformation of an Open Source Software Project Leader: A Micro-Organizational Behavioral Perspective,” Proceeding of the Eighth Annual Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Shanghai, China, July, 2004.

Yang, X., Li, Y., Tan, C. H., and Teo, H. H., “What Motivates a Student to Participate in the Electronic Discussion Forum: A Survey Study of Students’ Participation Intention,” Proceeding of the Eighth Annual Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Shanghai, China, July, 2004.

Chan, H.C., Teo, H.H., Yang, J., and Li, Y., “The Technology Acceptance Model for Competitive Software Products,” Proceeding of the Eighth Annual Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Shanghai, China, July, 2004.

Li, Y., and Tan, G.W., “Information Sharing in a Supply Chain with Dynamic Consumer Demand Pattern,” Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Big Island, Hawaii, United States, January, 2004.

Li, Y., Lie, W. Y., and Tan, G.W., “Impact of Lead-time Distribution on Bullwhip Effect and Supply Chain Performance,” Proceeding of the 7th Annual Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, Massachusetts, United States, August, 2001.

Invited talks
“Big Data for Business: Opportunities and Challenges”, presented at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Jan, 2016

“Assessing the Relevancy of National Culture in Predicting the Efficacy of Opportunism Constraints in the Information Systems Consulting Domain”, presented at Stanford University, July, 2014

“How to Derive Business Value from Big Data,” presented at Tsinghua University, Peking University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, and Zhejiang University, November, 2012

“Overcoming Switching Costs in Open Source Software Adoption: The Roles of Internal and External Human Capital”, to be presented at ESSEC Business School, Cergy Pontoise Cedex, Paris, France, March 16th, 2007

 “Predicting Organizational Intention to Adopt Open Source Software: A Tale of Human Capital in Two Countries,” Presented at Information System Department, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 19th, 2007

 “A Human Capital Perspective of Organizational Intention to Adopt Open Source Software,” Presented at Department of Management of Information Systems, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States, August 24th,  2006

“A Discriminant Analysis of Organizations’ Adoption of Open Source Software: A Human Capital Perspective,” Presented at Department of Management of Information Systems, School of Business Administration, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea, September 21st, 2006. 


Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities

A.     Reviewer     

International journals     
MIS Quarterly             
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management           
Information Systems Frontier           
Journal of Database Management   

   
International conferences           
International Conference on Information Systems(ICIS)             
Academy of Management Meeting (AOM)             
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)             
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences(HICSS)           
Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems(PACIS) 


B.  Professional Affiliations               
Association for Information Systems (AIS)           
Academy of Management (AOM)

Consulting & Other Activities

Asian Strategic Projects (with companies) Supervised:

2010: StarryMedia (China)
         Yek Mobile (China)
2011: Renault (India)
         Renault (China)
         MicroCred (China)
2012: StarryMedia (China)
         Yek Mobile (China)
2013: Michellin (China)
         Motong (China)
2014: Arkadin (India)
         Michellin (China)
2015: Deja (Singapore)
      Gawad Kalinga (The Philippines)

Media Citation
“Deriving Business Value from Big Data” Business Times, Feb, 2014

Workshops for companies and executives
“Business Analytics” Oct, 2015, for Danone
“Analytics on Digital Platforms” Jan, 2013, for Resort World Sentosa
“Marketing Analytics on Digital Platforms” Sept, 2013, (executives from DBS Bank, Economic Development Board, Financial Times, Singapore Power, etc.)
“Marketing Analytics on Digital Platforms” April, 2013, (executives from Moet Hennesy, Polycomm, Economic Development Board, etc.)
“Marketing Analytics on Digital Platforms” Sept, 2012, (executives from Singapore Press Holdings, Economic Development Board, Total, etc.)


Professional Experience

Visiting Professor/Scholar
2014 June-Sept: Visiting Scholar at SCANCOR, Stanford University, USA
2014 May-June: Visiting Scholar at School of Management, Fudan University, China
2014 Mar-April: Visiting Scholar at Nanjing University, China
2010 July-Sept:  Visiting Professor, Department of Information Systems, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Conference Organization
1.Program board member and Track Chair for the 2nd International Conference on HCI in Business (HCI 2015)
2.Track chair for “Mobile Commerce Business Processes and Operations” at SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services (BPS 2012, 2013, 2014)
3.Special Issue Guest Editor for International Journal of Accounting and Information Management (IJAIM) (2014 Volume 22, Number 4 Social Media, its Application, Value and Impact on Business)
4.Chair Person for World Performing Universities Conference (2012)
5.Associate Editor for International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
6.Associate Editor for European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011)
7.Associate Editor for International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2011)
8.Associate Editor for Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010)

 

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Contact
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95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex
France

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