Zhang, Cheng is an associate professor at Department of Information Management & Information Systems, Fudan University, China. He completed his Ph.D in information systems at National University of Singapore in 2004. He is now teaching courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level. His current research interests include information sharing strategies, electronic markets and IT diffusion. His works have been published/accepted by journals like Decision Support Systems, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Electronic Markets, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Journal of Global Information Management, Omega, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory and conference proceedings like AOM, ICIS and PACIS. He is now serving in the editorial review board of Journal of Association for Information Systems, Journal of Global Information Management and International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering.
2004 Ph. D from Department of Information Systems, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2000 B.S. from Department of Management Information Systems, Fudan University, China
2009 – Associate Professor, Department of Information Management & Information Systems, School of Management, Fudan University
2004-2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Management & Information Systems, School of Management, Fudan University
Information sharing strategies in supply chains
IT adoption and diffusion
IT product design, branding and cross-selling
Online social network
Undergraduate Courses: Programming Language / Data Structure and Algorithm / Knowledge Management / Management Information Systems / IT Innovative Applications
Graduate Courses: Knowledge Management / IS Theories and Methods / IS Special Topics
MBA Courses: IT Management and Electronic Commerce / Management Information Systems / Asia E-Commerce / Strategic Information Systems
2011.1-2011.12 QSI-Based Scientific Assessment and Its Applications, Shanghai Soft Science Fund (SHSS: 11692106200)
2009.6-2011.5. IOS Diffusion in Supply Chains and Its Comparative Study in China and Korea (NSFC- KOSEF: 70911140289)
2009.1-2011.12. Enactment Model of IOS Diffusion and Its Empirical Study, National Science Fund (NSFC: 70801017)
2008.10-2010.9. Students’ Public Feeling in WEB2.0, Shanghai Education Science Research Fund (SHES: B08001)
Honors and Rewards
2009 Young Faculty Award, by School of Management, Fudan University
2009 Outstanding Achievement Award of Social Science Research in Higher Education Institutions (2nd Prize), by Ministry of Education, China
2008 Young Faculty Award, by School of Management, Fudan University
2007 Fuhua Award for Education and Scientific Research Individual, by Fudan Univeristy
2011-2013: Journal of Association for Information Systems (ERB)
2010- International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering(ERB)
2008- Journal of Global Information Management (ERB)
Peer review work for journals like Computer and Human Behavior, Decision Support Systems, Electronic Commerce Research and Application, Enterprise Information Systems, Government Information Quarterly, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Information and Management, Information System Research, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Omega, Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory, Transportation Research (Part E) and conferences like ICIS and PACIS.
2008.7 Asia MBA Camp Program, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
2007.7 – 2007.12 Visiting scholar at Sloan Management School, MIT, USA
2007.2 Asia MBA Camp Program, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
2007.1 PCMPCL Program, Harvard Business School, USA
Journal Publications (recent three years)
Zhang, C., Liu, X., Xu, Y., and Wang, Y., Quality-Structure Index: A New Metric to Measure Scientific Journal Influence. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (accepted), 2010.
Song, P.J., Xu, H., Angsana, T., and Zhang, C., “The Influence of Product Integration on Online Advertising Effectiveness,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (accepted), 2010
Song, P.J., Zhang, C., Xu, Y.J., Xue, L., Wang, K., and Zhang, C.H. “Asymmetric Interaction in Competitive Internet Technology Diffusion: Implications for the Competition between Local and Multinational Online Vendors,” Journal of Global Information Management (accepted), 2010
Wu, J.H., Zhai, X., Zhang, C., and Liu, X. “Sharing Quality Information in a Dual-Supplier Network: A Game Theoretic Perspective,” International Journal of Production Research (49:1), 2011, pp. 199-214.
Xu, Y.J., Zhang, C., and Zhang, C.H., “Information Seeking in an Information Systems Project Team,” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication (53:4), 2010, pp. 370-381.
Song, P.J., Zhang, C., Xu, Y.J., and Huang, L.H. “Brand Extension of Online Technology Products: Evidence from Search Engine to Virtual Communities and Online News,” Decision Support Systems, (49:1), 2010, pp.91-99.
Zhang, C., and Dhaliwal, J., “An Investigation of Resource-Based and Institutional Theoretic Factors in Technology Adoption for Operations and Supply Chain Management,” International Journal of Production Economics (120:1), 2009, pp. 252-269.
Song, P.J., Zhang, C., Chen, W.B., and Huang, L., “Understanding Usage Transfer Behavior between Non-Substitutable Technologies: Evidence from Instant Messenger and Portal,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (56:3), 2009, pp.412-424.
Chen, J., Zhang, C., and Xu, Y.J., “The Role of Mutual Trust in Building Members’ Loyalty to a C2C Platform Provider,” International Journal of Electronic Commerce (14:1), 2009, pp. 149-171.
Conference Papers (recent three years)
Gao, J., Zhang, C., Wang, K., and Ba, S., “Solving the Information Overload Problem: The Role of Unconscious Thought in Enhancing Online Purchasing Decisions,” Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Asia Conference on International Systems (Best paper nomination, Top 4 out of 191), Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.
Xu, H., Zhang, C., Shi, P., and Song, P., Exploring the Role of Overt vs. Covert Personalization Strategy in Privacy Calculus, Best Paper Proceedings of 69th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Top 10%), Chicago, Illinois, 2009.
Chen, A., Pan, SL., Zhang, C., Cui, Z., The Development of a Process Model of Self-Rejuvenating Capability:Chinese Approach to Managing Fit, Proceedings of 69th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Chicago, Illinois, 2009.
Chen, W., Zhang, C., Zheng, Y., and Cui, L. “The interpretive flexibility of an e-government project: From an actor-network theory perspective,” Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS, Inst. of Elec. and Elec. Eng. Computer Society, Waikoloa, HI, United States, 2009.
Zhang, C., Song, P., Xue, L., and Xu, Y., “Understanding Dynamic Competitive Technology Diffusion in Electronic Markets” in: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (22), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.14-24, 2009.
Cui, L., and Zhang, C. “Exploring Government Role in Promoting It Advancement in China: An Empirical Study on Shanghai Firms’ It Usage,” in: Technological Advancement in Developed and Developing Countries: Discoveries in Global Information Management, M.G. Hunter and F. Tan (eds.). Hershey, New York: Information Science Reference, 2010, pp. 201-221.
Kraemer, K.L., Dedrick, J., Foster, W., and Zhang, C. “Information and Communication Technologies and Inter-Corporate Production Networks: Global Information Technology and Local Guanxi in the Taiwanese Personal Computer Industry,” in: Multinational Corporations and the Emerging Network Economy in Asia and the Pacific, J.J. Palacios (ed.), Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York, 2008, pp. 89-113.
CISA (Certified Information System Auditor), 2007 – present