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HKBU scholar retains No. 1 for Hong Kong in the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Research Rankings


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Professor Christy Cheung, Chair Professor in Information Systems and Digital Innovation Management, HKBU School of Business, achieved the top rank in Hong Kong and the 16th rank worldwide in the recently released Association for Information Systems (AIS) Research Rankings. The rankings are based on the list of global high-quality journals by the AIS, accumulated from 2021 to 2023.


Professor Cheung’s influence extends globally, ranked among the world’s top 2% of scholars in her field. Beyond research, her academic leadership spans editorial roles in major journals and the presidency of the Hong Kong Association for Information Systems (HKAIS). Her dedication to mentorship and excellence in scholarship has earned her multiple awards, such as the Research Grant Council (RGC) Senior Research Fellow and the (Emerald Publishing) Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Her recent research interests include IT and Well-Being, Responsible Use of Technology, and Societal Implications of IT Use.


The AIS Research Rankings service is a globally reputable indicator tracking publications in eight leading information systems (IS) journals in the AIS Senior Scholars’ basket of journals, a defined basket of high-quality journals in the field of business information systems and digitisation. The journals included in the “AIS basket of 8” are Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Journal of Information Technology. Period: 2021-2023,, Accessed date: March 1, 2024.


Heartfelt congratulations to Professor Christy Cheung!

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Professor Christy M K Cheung


Research Interests

  • IT & User Behaviours
  • Social Media & Electronic Commerce
  • IT & Societal Implications

Recent Representative Works

  • Cyberslacking in the workplace: Antecedents and effects on job performance
    Venkatesh, V., Cheung, C. M. K., Davis, F. D., & Lee, Z. W. Y. 2023-03-01. MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems, 47(1), 281-316
  • How technostressors influence job and family satisfaction: Exploring the role of work-family conflict
    Shi, S., Chen, Y., & Cheung, C. M. K. 2023-07-01. Information Systems Journal, 33(4), 953-98
  • Cyberbullying on social networking sites: A literature review and future research directions
    Chan, T. K. H., Cheung, C. M. K., & Lee, Z. W. Y.  2021-03-01. Information and Management, 58(2), -