Professional Title:  Associate Professor


Department:  Department of Information Management Science

Office Room:  314

Email:  lelekangnju@gmail.com

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Research Fields

 Electronic commerce, collaboration technology in virtual teams, computer-mediated communication, and open innovation.


Oct. 2011 - Sept. 2015: Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong

Sep. 2009 - Jun. 2011: Master, Nanjing University

Sep. 2005 - Jun. 2009: Bachelor, Nanjing University


Journal Publication

  • 1. Lele Kang, Xiang Wang*, Chuan-Hoo Tan, and J. Leon Zhao. 2015. "Understanding the Antecedents and Consequences of Live-Chat Use in E-Commerce Markets", Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, volume 25, Issue 2, pp. 117-139. SCI

  • 2. Shaokun Fan, Lele Kang*, and J. Leon Zhao. "Workflow-aware Attention Tracking to Enhance Collaboration Management", Information Systems Frontiers, accepted. corresponding author, SCI

Conference Publication

  • 1. Lele Kang, Shaokun Fan, and J. Leon Zhao. "The Design of IdeaWorks: Applying Social Learning Network to Support Tertiary Education", International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2015), LA, USA, Aug. 2015

  • 2. Qiqi Jiang, Jianjun Sun, and Lele Kang. "A Literature Review for Open Source Software Studies", International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2015), LA, USA, Aug. 2015

  • 3. Qiqi Jiang, and Lele Kang. "Investigating the Success of Crowdfunding Project from Social Media Perspective", The 2014 International Workshop on Big Data Commerce (BDC 2014), Shenzhen, China, Dec. 2014

  • 4. Lele Kang, Xiang Wang, Chuan-Hoo Tan, and J. Leon Zhao. "Understanding the Antecedents and Consequences of Live-Chat Use in E-Commerce Context", International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2014)Best Paper Award in HCI in Business, Creta Maris, Heraklion,Crete, Greece, Jun. 2014

  • 5. J. Leon Zhao, Lele Kang,and Shaokun Fan. "Exploring Impact of Awareness on Virtual Learning Team", International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI 2013), Jeju Island, Korea, Dec. 2013

  • 6. Lele Kang, Chuan-Hoo Tan, and J. Leon Zhao, "The Impact of Intra-Transaction Communication on Customer Purchase Behaviour in E-Commerce Context", Australasian Conference in Information Systems (ACIS 2013), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2013

  • 7. Qingqing Bi, and Lele Kang, "Influences of E-Retailer Sponsored Virtual Community on Consumer Loyalty: An Exploration of Underlying Mechanisms", Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2013), Jeju Island, Korea, June 2013

  • 8. Shaokun Fan, Lele Kang, and J. Leon Zhao, "Exploring Impact of Attention Awareness on Collaboration Performance in Virtual Teams", SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services (BPS 2012), Orlando, Florida, USA, Dec. 2012

  • 9. Lele Kang, Xiang Wang, Xue Yang and Chuan-Hoo Tan, "Enhancing Organization's Operational Efficiency through Environmental Performance Improvement: A Resource-Based View of IT Resources", China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2011), Harbin, China, June 2011