Prof. LIM Kai H. (林開教授)

Ph.D. - Business Administration (Management Information Systems) (University of British Columbia)
M.A. - Management Science/Management Information Systems (University of Nebraska, USA)
B.S.(Honors) - Mathematics and Economics (University of Minnesota)

Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Information Technology Innovation and Management

Prof. LIM Kai H. (林開教授)

Contact Information

Address: 6-245, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34428045
Fax: +852 34420370
E-mail:
iskl@cityu.edu.hk
Personal Web:
http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/staff/iskl/
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Research Areas

  • Management of IT resources
  • Cross-cultural issues in Information Systems management and implementation
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Adoption of electronic commerce
  • Mobile Commerce
  • e-Health

Kai H. Lim, Yeung Kin Man Endowed Chair Professor of Information Technology Innovation and Management and Director of Research and Ph.D. Program at the Information Systems Department, City University of Hong Kong.  His research interests include e-Health, cross-cultural issues related to information systems management, IT-enable business strategy, e-commerce, social media, mobile commerce and human-computer interactions.  He served two terms (2011-2017) as a Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly and had served on the editorial board of ISR, MISQ, and JAIS.  His research has appeared in MIS Quarterly, ISR, JMIS, and JAIS. Prior to joining CityU, he was on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University and the University of Hawaii. He has won numerous teaching and research awards, and is one of the top-ranking teachers teaching in the CityU’s EMBA program.  He has conducted executive training in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.  He is also an Honorary Professor of Fudan University, China.

Faculty Positions

Period Department - Institution Position
7/2016 - Now Department of Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong Yeung Kin Man Endowed Chair Professor of Information Technology Innovation and Management
7/2015 - 6/2016 Department of Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong Chair Professor of Information Technology Innovation and Management
9/2007 - 6/2015 Department of Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong Professor
1/2010 - 6/2010 Department of Management Information Systems - National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan Visiting Professor
9/2009 - 12/2009 Department of Management Science and Engineering - Tsinghua University Visiting Professor
7/2000 - 8/2007 Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong Associate Professor
8/2004 - 12/2004 Department of Information Systems - National University of Singapore Visiting Fellow
7/1998 - 7/2000 Management Information and Decision Systems Department - Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professor
1/1996 - 7/1998 Information Technology Management Department - University of Hawaii Assistant Professor

Awards

Award Title Institution
College of Business Dean's Research Award City University of Hong Kong
AIS Fellow Association for Information Systems
Endowed Chair Professorship (Yeung Kin Man Endowed Chair Professor of Information Technology Innovation and Management) City University of Hong Kong
College of Business Faculty Development Award (EMBA/MBA Teaching Excellence) City University of Hong Kong
Honored Professor Fudan University
College of Business Research Excellence Award City University of Hong Kong
Honored Professor Wuhan University
College of Business Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award City University of Hong Kong
Teching Excellence Award 2002/03 City University of Hong Kong

Research Grant

  • PI: "The Platform Ecosystem Paradox: The Implications of App-Platform Integration Design", GRF - UGC , Amount: $476,924 (2018-2020) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Peijian SONG, Prof. Cheng ZHANG
  • PI: "Imperfect Recommendations in Mobile Personalization: Tradeoffs among Taste, Need, and Location Matching", SRG - CityU , Amount: $100,000 (2016-2019) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Shuk Ying HO
  • PI: "Humanizing Organizational Technology Adoption Decisions: An Integrative Model from the Upper Echelons and Symbolic Action Perspective", GRF - UGC , Amount: HKD646126 (2014-2017) , Kai H LIM, Ting-Peng LIANG, Detmar STRAUB
  • PI: "The Effect of Institutional Power on User Resistance to Enterprise Systems: A Multi-Level Analysis", GRF - UGC , Amount: HKD389,557 (2012-2013) , Prof. Kai H. LIM, Dr. Andrew Yulin FANG, Prof. Detmar STRUB
  • PI: "Beyond Service Quality: Understanding IT User Satisfaction from a Social Capital Perspective", RGC General Research Fund (GRF) - UGC , Amount: HKD660,300 (2010-2012) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Dr. Andrew Yulin FANG, Prof. Detmar STRAUB
  • PI: "The Effects of Use of Knowledge Management Systems on Individual Employee's Innovative Behavior and Job Performance", Strategic Research Grant for unfunded GRF - City University of Kong Kong , Amount: HKD177,820 (2008-2011) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Kwok LEUNG
  • PI: "IT-enabled Business Agility: A Multiple Paths Contingency Model", RGC General Research Fund (GRF) - UGC , Amount: HKD721,160 (2007-2010) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Kwok-kee WEI, Prof. V SAMBAMURTHY
  • PI: "Knowledge Management Systems Diffusion in Chinese Enterprises", CityU Research Project (APR) - City University of Kong Kong , Amount: HKD120,000 (2006-2008) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Kwok-kee WEI
  • PI: "Value System as an Online Customer Segmentation Tool: Increasing Satisfaction through Customizing Website Feat", RGC General Research Fund (GRF) - UGC , Amount: HKD498,820 (2004-2008) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Matthew Kwok-on LEE,Prof. Choon Ling SIA, Prof. Kwok-kee WEI, Prof. Kwok LEUNG
  • PI: "Web Strategies to Promote Internet Shopping: A Cross-cultural Exploration", Strategic Research Grant for unfunded GRF - City University of Kong Kong , Amount: HKD179,750 (2003-2006) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Matthew Kwok-on LEE,Prof. Choon Ling SIA, Prof. Kwok LEUNG, Prof. Izak BENBASAT
  • PI: "Building Trust in the Digital Economy: Perception Management on the Internet", RGC General Research Fund (GRF) - UGC , Amount: HKD330,500 (2001-2006) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Matthew Kwok-on LEE,Prof. Choon Ling SIA, Prof. Izak BENBASAT
  • PI: "Building Consumer Trust with Website Designs: A Cross-cultural Exploration", Strategic Research Grant for unfunded GRF - City University of Kong Kong , Amount: HKD199,995 (2002-2005) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Matthew Kwok-on LEE,Prof. Choon Ling SIA, Prof. Kwok LEUNG, Prof. Izak BENBASAT
  • PI: "Managing Risk Perception Associated with Internet Shopping", Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - City University of Kong Kong , Amount: HKD224,730 (2001-2004) , Prof. Kai H LIM, Prof. Matthew Kwok-on LEE,Prof. Choon Ling SIA, Prof. Izak BENBASAT

Administrative Assignments

Period Name Position
8/2011 - Now Department Research Committee and Ph.D. Program Chair and Director
9/2007 - Now Departmental Executive Committee Member
2007 - Now College of Business EMBA Program Management Team Member
7/2005 - 6/2015 University Cultural and Sports Committee Member
7/2011 - 6/2013 Campus Space and Accommodation Sub-Committee Member
9/2007 - 8/2009 Departmental Staffing Committee Member
9/2006 - 8/2007 Information Systems Research Seminar Organizer
2/2002 - 10/2005 BBA-IS Program Leader
2/2002 - 10/2005 Departmental Executive Committee Member

Professional Activities

Period Client Country Role
9/2011 - 2/2014 The Open University of Hong Kong China (Hong Kong) External Course Examiner
9/2001 - 5/2005 Staffordshire University (SCOPE) China/Hong Kong Supervised student projects
9/2003 - 5/2004 The Open University of Hong Kong China/Hong Kong External Course Examiner

External Academic Activities

Period Organizer Country Role
1/2011 - 12/2016 Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) United States of America Senior Editor
2013 - 2014 International Conference on Information Systems United States of America Member, Program Committee
2011 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) United States of America Member, Program Committee
2007 - 2011 Information Systems Research (ISR) United States of America Associate Editor
2002 - 2011 The Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) USA Associate Editor
2004 - 2008 Executive Committee of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) - Member of Executive Committee
2005 Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) USA Guest Associate Editor (Special Issue)
2005 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) - Member, Conference Committee
2004 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) USA Member, Program Committee
2001 - 2004 Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) USA Associate Editor
2001 Information Systems Research (ISR) United States of America Guest Associate Editor

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews
Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works