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Dr Chris Lo
Associate Professor
Fashion Retail & Marketing
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PhD in Supply Chain Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Logistics and Maritimes Studies, 2008
Bachelor Degree of Commerce (Distinction), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Majored in Management of Information System, 2000

Area of Specialization

Sustainability, Omni-channel Retailing and Marketing, Supply Chain Management,

Sustainability, Social Media Analytics, Omni-channel Retailing and Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Institutional Theory

Sustainability, Operations Management, Omni-channel Retailing, Social media listening, Information System for Quality Management


Research Overview

Lo Chris

Teaching Activities

(a) Subjects Taught (for the past 3 years)


Subject title



Sourcing and Logistics


  2017 - present 

Omni channel retailing and Marketing

Sustainability in Fashion



Green production researches


(b) Supervision of Research Postgraduate Students

4 PhD as chief supervisor (on-going)
2 PhD as co-supervisor (on-going)
3 PhD as chief supervisor (completed)
1 MPhil as chief supervisor (completed)
4 PhD as co-supervisor (completed)

Awards and Honours

Awards (selected)

  • Responsible Research in Management Award 2017, by Responsible Research in Business and Management (RRBM) and International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)
  • Faculty Award of Outstanding Performance / Achievement (Teaching) 2017
  • Omega, Best Reviewer Award, 2010
  • Best Paper Award for the track supply chain risk, quality & sustainability management: The economic impact of ISO 14000: Some preliminary findings, ICOSCM and APDSI Hong Kong & Guangzhou, China, 2010

Selected Publications / Museum Collections / Exhibitions / Patents

Publications (selected)

  • Chris K. Y. Lo, Christopher Tang, Yi Zhou, Andy C. L. Leung, Di Fan (2017). Environmental incidents and the market value of firms: An empirical investigation in the Chinese Context. Manufacturing & Service Operation Management (Article online)
  • Wiengarten, F., Di Fan, Chris K.Y. Lo & Mark Pagell. (2017). The differing impacts of operational and financial slack on occupational safety in varying market conditions. Journal of Operations Management, 52 (May), 30-45.
  • Frank Wiengarten, Chris. K. Y. Lo, Jessie Y. K Lam (2017) How does Sustainability Leadership affect firm performance? The choices associated with appointing a Chief Officer of Corporate Social Responsibility, Journal of Business Ethics, 140(3), 477-493.
  • Xiaojin Liu, Andy C. L. Yeung, Chris K. Y. Lo, T. C. E. Cheng (2014), “The moderating effects of knowledge characteristics of firms on the financial value of innovative technology products”, Journal of Operations Management, 32 (3), 79-87, (2014).
  • Chris. K. Y. Lo, Mark Pagell, Di Fan, Frank Wiengarten, Andy C. L. Yeung (2014), “OHSAS 18001 Certification and Operating Performance: The Role of Complexity and Coupling”, Journal of Operations Management 32 (5) 268-280.
  • Chris. K. Y. Lo, Frank Wiengarten, Paul Humphreys, Andy C. L. Yeung and T.C. Edwin Cheng, (2013), “The impact of contextual factors on the efficacy of ISO 9000 adoption”, Journal of Operations Management, 31(5), 229-235 (2013).
  • Andy C. L. Yeung, Chris. K. Y. Lo, and T.C. Edwin Cheng, (2011), “Behind the Iron Cage: ISO 9000 Adoption and Senior Executive Compensation”, Organization Science, 22(6), 1600-1612 (2011).