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Teaching Fellow
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Brief Biosketch

Dr. Kris Law obtained her first degree in the field of manufacturing engineering and MPhil degree in machining technology. Accumulated extensive industrial experiences, she started to work as a university lecturer in 1999. She then obtained her PhD from the City University of Hong Kong in the field of organizational learning and development. Dr. Law did her post-doctoral research with scholarship at the National Taiwan University for a regional high-tech industry study. She was a visiting researcher at the National Taiwan University in 2009-2011. Besides, she has been invited as visiting scholar internationally and also involved in many industrial related projects in the field of organizational learning and innovation management.

Teaching and Research Specialties

Organizational Learning and Development, Technology and Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Learning and Education Analytics

Honours and Awards

  • 2016/2017 Erasmus Mobility Fund as exchange scholar (Slovenia-HK)
  • 2009-2010 Highest No. of Grade A Papers Award- Bronze (ISE, PolyU)
  • 2009-2010 Highest Paper Output Award- Silver (ISE, PolyU)
  • TL Foundation Post Doctoral Scholarship (National Taiwan University) (2008)

Editorship/ reviewers of

  1. Editorial Board member, International Journal of Management Knowledge and Learning
  2. Editorial Board member, International Journal of Value Chain Management
  3. Special Issue Editor, International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning (2016)
  4. Deputy Editor, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Special Issue (2011)
  5. Reviewer of reputed international refereed journals, i.e. Industrial Management and Data Systems, IEEE Engineering Management, Computers & Education, Journal of Operations Management, Higher Education

Selected Publications:

1. Book/ Book Chapter

  1. Kris M Y LAW and K B Chuah (2015). PAL Driven Organizational Learning - Theory and Practices, Springer UK. (ISBN 978-3-319-18013-7). June, 2015.

  2. Kris M Y LAW and Marko Kesti (2014), Yin Yang and organizational performance - Five Elements for improvement and success, (ISBN 978-1-4471-6388-6) Springer.

  3. Kris M Y LAW and K B Chuah, The PAL Developer: A project team based organizational learning guidebook for practitioners. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, 2013. (ISBN 978-3-659-42146-4).

  4. Kris M Y LAW and K B CHUAH, Project based action learning as learning approach in learning organization: the theory and framework. Book Chapter in Organizational Learning: Perspectives and Practices, ICFAI University Press. August 2006. (ISBN 81-314-0416-1)

2. Published Journals

Industrial & organizational management

  1. Kris M Y Law, Shuang Geng (2018) How innovativeness and handedness affect the learning performance of engineering students? International Journal of Technology and Design Education (Accepted, SCI)
  2. Kris M Y Law, Kristijan Breznik (2018) What airline mission statements reveal about value and strategy, Journal of Air Transport Management . (SSCI) In Print

  3. Shuang, Geng, KB Chuah, Kris MY Law, CK Cheung, YC Chau and R. Cao (2017), Knowledge Contribution as a Factor in Project Selection. Project Management Journal (SSCI, In Print).

  4. Kris M. Y. Law (2016) How Schedule issues affect Drug Logistics Operations? An Empirical Study in Hospitals in China. Industrial Management & Data Systems. 116 (3): 369-387 (SCI)

  5. T. R Lee & Kris M. Y. Law (2016) A Systematic Approach to Identify the Critical Factors of Taiwan International Logistics: a Grey Relational Approach. International Journal of Innovation and Learning 22(1):66-86. (Scopus)

  6. Kris M Y Law (2015) What Drive the Consumers to Buy Yoga Studio Services? Evidence from Hong Kong. J of Yoga and Physical Therapy. 5:199. doi:10.4172/2157-7595.1000199

  7. Kris M Y LAW & Angappa GUNASEKARAN (2012), Sustainability Development in High-tech Manufacturing Firms in Hong Kong, International Journal of Production Economics. 137(1): 116-125. (SCI)

  8. T.C. Wong, Kris M. Y. Law, Hon K Yau, and Shing-Chung Ngan (2011). Analyzing supply chain operation models with the PC-algorithm and the neural network. Expert Systems with Application: An International Journal. 38(6), 7526-7534. (SCI).

  9. Kris M Y Law. (2011). Airline Catering Service Operation, Schedule Nervousness and Collective Efficacy on Performance: Hong Kong Evidence. The Service Industries Journal. 31(6), 959-974. (SCI)

  10. Kris M Y Law. (2011). Social Responsibility in Youth Service Organizations: Hong Kong Evidence. The Services Industries Journal. 31(9), 1505-1517. (SCI)

  11. Kongkiti Phusavat, Pekka Kess, Kris M Y Law and Rapee Kanchana. (2010). Sustaining effective business value chain: future challenges. Industrial Management and Data Systems. 110(8): 1176-1191. (SCI).

  12. Kris M Y Law (2010). Sustainability development in Taiwan high-tech manufacturing industry. Asia Pacific Management Review. 15(4), 619-633. (Scopus, TSSCI)

  13. Pekka Kess, Kris M Y Law, Rapee Kanchana, Kongkiti Phusavat. (2010) Critical Factors for an Effective Business Value Chain. Industrial Management and Data Systems. 110(1): 63-77. (SCI)

  14. Kris M Y LAW & Angappa GUNASEKARAN. (2009). A Comparative Study of Schedule Nervousness among High-Tech Manufacturers- Across the Straits. International Journal of Production Research. First published on: 19 November 2009: 1-22. (SCI)

  15. Kris M Y Law, Petri Helo, Rapee Kanchana, Kongkiti Phusavat. (2009) Managing supply chains: lessons learned and future challenges. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 109(8): 1137-1152. (SCI)

  16. Kris M Y LAW (2009). Sustainable Development in Non-Governmental Organizations: Factors Affecting the Management Decisions- A Study in Hong Kong. International Journal of Strategic Sustainable Management, 1(2): 204-219.

  17. Kris M Y Law. (2009). Relationship with supply chain partners affecting internal operation of high-tech manufacturers in Taiwan. Journal of High Technology Management Research, Elsevier, 20: 31-39.

Learning & Innovation

  1. Liang, C., Ip, C. Y., Wu, S.-C., Law, K. M. Y., Wang, J.-H., Peng, L.-P., & Liu, H.-C. (2018). Personality traits, social capital, and entrepreneurial creativity: Comparing green socioentrepreneurial intentions across Taiwan and Hong Kong. Studies in Higher Education. (SSCI).

  2. Ching Yin Ip, Chaoyun, Liang, Shih-Chia Wu, Kris M Y Law, Huei-Ching Liu (2018). Enhancing social entrepreneurial intentions through entrepreneurial creativity: A comparative study between Taiwan and Hong Kong. Creativity Research Journal (December 2018). (SSCI)

  3. Kris M Y Law, A K W Lau, W H Ip (2017). What drives success in product innovation? Empirical evidence in high-tech and low-tech manufacturers in China. International Journal of Technology Management (available Online). (SCI).

  4. Kris M Y Law & Kristijan Breznik (2017). Impacts of Innovativeness and Attitude on Entrepreneurial Intention among Engineering and non-Engineering Students", International Journal of Technology and Design Education. 27(4): 683-700. (online from June 2016) (SCI).

  5. Kristijan Breznik & Kris M Y Law (2016). Relative Age Effect in Mind Games: The Evidence from Elite Chess. Perceptual & Motor Skills. 122(2): 583-594. (SCI)

  6. S.C. Ngan & Kris M Y Law (2015). Exploratory network analysis of learning motivation factors in e-learning facilitated computer programming courses. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Springer. 24(4): 705-717 (SCI)

  7. Kristijan Breznik & Kris Law (2015). How social networks affect the learning performance among engineering students , Technics technologies Education Management journal. 10(2): 191. (SCI)

  8. C.W Ng & Kris M Y Law (2015). Impacts of Informal Networks on Innovation Performance: Evidence in Shanghai" .Chinese Management Studies. Vol. 9 Iss 1 pp. 56 - 72. (SCI).

  9. Rui Cao, Kong Bieng Chuah, Yiu Chung Chao, Kar Fai Kwong, Mo Yin Law, (2012). The role of facilitators in project action learning implementation, Learning Organization, The, 19(5): 414-427.

  10. Rapee Kanchana, Kris M Y Law, Narongsak Comepa, Prichaya Malithong and Kongkiti Phusavat, (2011). Interrelationships among knowledge management, organizational learning, and innovation. International Journal of Innovation and Learning. 9(2): 145-162.

  11. Zbigniew Pastuszak, Kris M.Y. Law, Stacy H.P. Shyu, Pornthep Anussornnitisarn, Onwika Kaewchur, Nipapat Thanachatchai. (2011). A note on organisational learning: continuation and sustainability. International Journal of Innovation and Learning. 10(4): 365-375.

  12. R. Cao, K. B. Chuah, Y. C. Chau, K. F. Kwong, Kris M.Y. Law. (2011). Effective Leadership in Project Action Learning Based Organizational Learning- A Chinese Perspective. The Learning Organization, Special Issue, 2011.

  13. Kris M Y Law, Victor C S Lee, Y T Yu (2010). Learning Motivation in E-learning Facilitated Computer Programming Courses. Computers & Education. 55(1): 218-228. (SCI)

  14. K. B. Chuah, Chris R. Cao, Y. C. Chau, K. F. Kwong, Kris M. Y. Law. (2010). Focus/Will/Capability (F/W/C) System Based Organizational Learning Performance Evaluation Instrument, A. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. 10(6): 31-50.

  15. Kris M Y Law. (2010). How do engineering students differ from other disciplines in Taiwan? International Journal of Management in Education. 4(2): 120-132.

  16. Kris M Y LAW and K B Chuah. (2010). Performance and Efficacies in Project-based Action Learning Teams. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 7(1):1-13. (Scopus).

  17. Jian, Hua-Li; Sandnes, Frode; Law, Kris; Huang, Yo-Ping; Huang, Yueh-Min. (2009). The Role of Electronic Pocket Dictionaries as an English Learning Tool among Chinese Students. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. 25(6): 503-514. (SCI).

  18. Kris M Y Law & K B Chuah. (2009) What Motivates Engineering Students? A Study in Taiwan. International Journal of Engineering Education. 25(5): 1068-1074. (SCI).

  19. Hua-Li JIAN, Frode Eika SANDNES, Yo-Ping HUANG, Li CAI, Kris M Y LAW. (2008). On Students’ Strategy-Preferences for Managing Difficult Coursework, IEEE Transactions on Education, (2): 157-165. (SCI)

  20. Kris M Y LAW, Frode Eika SANDNES, Yo-Ping HUANG, Hua-Li JIAN. (2009). A Comparative Study of Learning Motivation among Engineering Students- in South East Asia and Beyond. International Journal of Engineering Education, 25(1): 144-151. (SCI)

  21. Kris M Y Law (2009). From Driving to Learning: An Organizational Learning Process. IEEE Engineering Management Review. 37(1): 66-79.

  22. K B CHUAH and Kris Kris M Y LAW. (2006). PAL in Action: A Company’s OL Experience, International Journal of Team Performance Management, 12(1).

  23. Kris M Y LAW and K B CHUAH. (2004). Project based action learning as learning approach in learning organization: the theory and framework. International Journal of Team Performance Management, 10(7).

Material Processing

  1. Law, M. Y. Kris, and Geddam, A. (2003). A Methodology of Error Compensation in the End Milling of Pockets, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 139(1-3): 21-27. (SCI).

  2. Kris M. Y. Law and Geddam, A. (2001). Prediction of Contour Accuracy in the End Milling of Pockets, Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 113(1-3): 399-405 (SCI).

  3. Law, M. Y. K., Geddam, A., and Ostafiev, V. A. (1999). Process-Design Approach to Error Compensation in End Milling, International Journal of Material Processing Technology. 89/90: 238-244. (SCI).