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2015 – 至今        哈尔滨工业大学客座教授

2020 – 至今        阿联酋大学商业与经济学院副教授

2011 – 2019       迪拜卧龙岗大学商业与管理学院副教授
2009 – 2011       迪拜卧龙岗大学商学院助理教授
2006 – 2009       阿布扎比大学管理信息系统系助理教授
2008 – 2009       阿布扎比大学管理信息系统系主任
2007 – 2008       阿布扎比大学管理信息系统系代理主任
2003 – 2005       香港城市大学信息系统系高级研究助理


期刊论文 (Selected)

1. Akter, S., Fernando, M., Wamba, S. F., Babu, M. M., and Shen, K. N. “Building Dynamic Service Analytics Capabilities for the Digital Marketplace”, forthcoming with Journal of Business Research (SSCI, impact factor: 3.354, 5% SCOPUS)

2. Temouri, Y., Shen, K.N., Pereira, V., Xie, X., How do emerging market SMEs utilize Resources in the face of Environmental Uncertainty? forthcoming with Business Research Quarterly

3. Shen, K. N., Lindsay, V. and Xu, Y. “Digital entrepreneurship” (2018), Information Systems Journal (SCI, impact factor: 4.267, 5% SCOPUS), Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 1125-1128.

4. Yang, J.F., Zhang, M., Shen, K. N., Ju. X.F., and Guo, X. T. “Structural correlation between communities and core-periphery structures in social networks: evidence from Twitter data” (2018) Expert Systems with Applications (SCI, impact factor 2.98, 5% SCOPUS), Vol. 111, pp. 91-99.

5. Xie, X. L., Zhang, Z., Shen, K. N. and Wu, C. Q. “Local Adaptation or Global Integration? A Multi-stage Model of Network Embeddedness of Chinese MNCs' Overseas Subsidiaries, (2016) Nankai Business Review (In Chinese), Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 16-29. (Top 10 Best Paper Award)

6. Shen, K. N., Zhao, F. and Khalifa, M. “Identity-based Determinants for Virtual Community Participation: Moderating Role of Gender Composition”, (2017) Internet Research (SSCI, Impact factor 4.109, 5% SCOPUS), Vol. 27, Issue 2.

7. Shen, K. N., Vel. P., and Khalifa, M. “Moving Luxury Brands Online: Dose Website Design Play a Role?”(2016) Behaviour & Information Technology (SSCI, impact factor 1.96, 5% SCOPUS) , Vol. 35, Issue 12, pp. 1115-1129.

8. Shen, K. N. and Xie, X. L. “Compensation Disparity among Expatriates in Subsidiaries of Chinese MNCs in the UAE”, (2016) Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, (SSCI, Impact factor: 1.286, 5% SCOPUS) Vol. 44, Issue 1, pp. 85-93.

9. Shen, K. N. , Cai, Y., and Guo, Z.  When do online consumers need an offline store: the moderating effects of product characteristics ,  (2015) Journal of Marketing Channels, Volume 22, Issue 4.

10. Zhang, F., Shen, K. N. and Collier, A. (2014) “Effects of national culture on e-government diffusion - A global study of 55 countries”, Information & Management, Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 1005-1016.
11. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2013) Effects of Technical and Social Design on Virtual Community (VC) Identification: A Comparison Approach, Behaviour & Information Technology, Vol 32, No. 10, pp. 986-997.
12. Yu, A. Y, Dong, X. Y., Shen, K. N., Khalifa, M., and Hao, G., (2013) “Strategies, technologies, and organizational learning for developing organizational innovativeness in an emerging economy”, Journal of Business Research, Vol 66, No. 12, pp. 2507–2514. 
13. Khalifa, M., Cheung, S. K. N., and Shen, K. N. (corresponding author) (2012) “Adoption of Mobile Commerce: A Confidence Model”,  Journal of Computer Information Systems. Vol. 53 Issue 1, p14-22. 
14. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2012) “System Design Effects on Online Impulse Buying”, Internet Research, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 396 - 42 
15. Khalifa, M. and Shen, K. N. (2010) “Applying Semantic Networks to Hypertext Design: Effects on Knowledge Structure Acquisition and Problem Solving,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Vol. 61, No. 8, pp. 1673–1685.
16. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2010) “Facebook Usage among Arabic College Students: Preliminary Findings on Gender Differences”, International Journal of e-Business Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 53-65.
17. Shen, K. N., Yu, A. Y., and Khalifa, M. (2009) “Knowledge Contribution in Virtual Communities: Accounting for Multiple Dimensions of Social Presence through Social Identity”, Behaviour & Information Technology, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 337 – 348.
18. Khalifa, M. and Shen, K. N. (2009) “Modeling eCRM Success: Functional and Temporal Considerations”, Behaviour & Information Technology, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 373-387.
19. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2009) “Design for Social Presence in Online Communities: A Multidimensional Approach”, AIS Transaction on Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 33-54.
20. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2008) “Exploring Multi-dimensional Conceptualization of Social Presence in the Context of Online Communities”, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 722-784.
21. Khalifa, M. and Shen, K. N. (2008) “IS Research Productivity and Impact: Demographic Changes,” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 89-94.

会议论文 (Selected)

1. Xu, J. H., Du, H., and Shen, K. N., “From Players to Citizens: Gamification in the E-commerce Context”, 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), June 20-24, 2020, Dubai, UAE.

2. Temouri, Y., Shen, K. N., and Pereira, V., “Exploring Idiosyncratic Risk Mitigating and Managing Strategies of EMNEs Through Disruptive Global Expansions- A Case of a Chinese MNE”, 46th Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter Conference, 25-27 April 2019, Brighton, UK.

3. Akter, S., Babu, M. M., Fernando, M., Wamba, S. F. and Shen, K. N., “Dynamic Service Analytics Capabilities for Service Systems in the Global Big Data Economy – a Systematic Review and Agenda for Future Research,” Data, Organisations and Society Conference, Nov. 21, 2018, Coventry, UK.

4. Creed, B. and Shen, K. N. “Airports as Shopping Destinations: Literature Review & Future Research Agenda”, accepted by International Conference on Tourism and Retail Management 2018, Dec. 3-4, Macau, China.

5. Meek, S. and Shen, K. N. “The Antecedents and Outcomes of Identifiability in Online Brand

Communities”, International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB), Dec. 4-7, 2017, Dubai. UAE.

6. Chang, C., Shen, K. N., and Liu, B. Career Anchor and Role of Chinese Guanxi Culture – Compare IT Professionals from Taiwan and UAE, the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug. 11-13, 2016, San Diego, USA.

7. Alaskar, M. and Shen, K. N.  Understand Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Employees’ Information Security Behaviors from Work-Life Domain Perspective, the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug. 11-13, 2016, San Diego, USA.

8. Vodanovich, S., Shen, K. N. and Sundaram, D. Social Competence of Digital Natives: Impact of Social Networking Sites (SNS) Use, the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug. 13-15, 2015, Puerto Rico.
9. Shen, K. N. and Disi, E. New Venture Growth Strategy and Resource Orchestration in Dynamic Environment, The 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management Symposium, Aug. 1-5, 2014, Philadelphia, USA.
10. Lindsay, V. and Shen, K. N. Extending Definition on International Entrepreneurs: The Case of Cross-Cultural Capital, The 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management Symposium, Aug. 1-5, 2014, Philadelphia, USA.
11. Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. “Identity-based Determinants for Virtual Community Participation: Moderating Role of Gender Composition”, The 18th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), June 24-28, 2014, Chengdu, China.
12. Shen, K. N., Khalifa, M. and Almulla, A. “Effective user participation for information system assimilation: a multilevel model”, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Dec. 15-18, 2013, Milan, Italy.
13. Cai, Y. F., Shen, K. N., and Guo, Z. Y. “When do online consumers need an offline store: the moderating effects of product characteristics”, American Marketing Association Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference (AMA), Aug. 9-11, 2013, Boston, USA.
14. Jayashree, P., Shen, K. N., and Lefoe, G. Emergence and Enactment of Distributed Leadership: Contextual Enablers and Blocks during periods of Strategic Change, the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM), Perth, Australia, Dec. 7-10, 2012.


1.Shen, K. N. and Khalifa, M. (2015) Explaining Virtual Community Participation: Accounting for the IT Artifacts Through Identification and Identity Confirmation, Mola, L., Pennarola, F., Za, Stefano (Eds.) Information to Smart Society: Environment, Politics and Economics, Series: Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation (LNISO), Vol. 5, pp. 87-103.
2.Shen, K. N. and Khalifa (2012) “Judicial Financial Scorecard (JFS) System in Dubai Courts” Teaching Case sponsored by Dubai Courts.
3.Shen, K. N. (2010) “Sense of belonging vs. Sense of being unique: Identity Processes in Virtual Community”, book chapter accepted by Virtual Community Building and the Information Society: Current and Future Directions, Christo El Morr and Pierre Maret (Eds.), IGI Global.
4.Shen, K. N.  (2007) “EXCEED: IT Service”. Business Case released by the Center for Middle Ease Business Cases.
5.Shen, N. (2003) “Chapter 10: Social Network Analysis” and “Chapter 11: PIMS Analysis and Application”, in Bao, C. H. and Xie, X. Eds.: Competitor Analysis, Hua Xia Publishing House: Beijing, pp455-550.


1.Shen, K. N. (PI) and Xie, X. L.  “Compensation Disparity among Expatriates in Subsidiaries of Chinese MNCs in the UAE”, UOWD Research Grant, AED 12,000 (2014-2015).
2.Mustafa, M. and Shen, K. N. “Social networking sites and work life boundaries”, UOWD Research Grant (2012-005MMUS), AED 15,000.
3.Shen, K. N. (PI) , Khalifa, M., and AlMulla, A. “Effective User Participation for Information Systems Assimilation: A Multi-level Approach”, National Research Foundation University-Industry Research Collaboration Award (UIRCA 2012-21817), AED 200,000.  (completed)
4.Huang, V.(PI) and Shen, K. N. “Trust and knowledge transfer in the workplace: The role of social network diversity among UAE nationals”, Zayed University Research Incentive Fund (2012-2013), AED 19,900.
5.Shen, K. N. (PI) and Vel, P. “Moving Luxury Brands Online: Synergy between Technical Design and Marketing Strategies”, UOWD Research Grant (2012-001KSHE), AED 15,000. (Completed)
6.Jayashree, P. (PI) and Shen, K. N. (Equal Contribution) “Understanding Distributed Leadership in the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD): Implications for Teaching Effectiveness”, Accepted by Educational Strategies Development Fund (ESDF) from UOW (2011-2012). AU$14,000. (Completed)
7.Khalifa, M. (PI), Shen, K. N., and Vogel, D. “Application of Semantic Networks to Computer-Mediated Discussions for the Enhancement of Group Processes and Performance”, (May 1, 2010 – April 30, 2012) Emirates Foundation. Ref.: #2010/105 AED 199,754. (Completed)
8.Shen, K. N. (PI), Khalifa, M. and Zhang, P. “Social Networking Sites Usage among UAE Youth”, (April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2012) Accepted by the Emirates Foundation. Ref.: #2010/051, AED 179,712.
9.Shen, K. N. (PI), Khalifa, M., David, van O., and Ahmad, S. “Understanding Healthy Information Systems Assimilation in UAE: A Multi-level Approach”, (2009-2010) UOWD Research Grant, Grant Number: 2010-002KSHE, AED 14,836. (Completed)
10.Shakir, M. (PI) and Shen, K. N. Internet Adoption among Arab Women: Determinants and Consequences, Research Grant from Zayed University (2008-09) AED 44,500. (Completed)

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