Lai, John Hon-weng

BA (Washington State University); MSc (PolyU); PhD (University of New South Wales)

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies)
Director, MSc in Management Programme

Contact

Department of Management

Room 832B, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7787

johnlai@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Dr. John Lai received his PhD from School of Management, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. He is currently the Director of Master of Science in Management and Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He previously served as the Director of Global Business Programmes – Global Business Studies (GBS) and International Business & Chinese Enterprise (IBCE) at CUHK. His research interests are innovation in services, networks, and knowledge transfer. He is the recipient of the 2018 University Education Award, twice recipient of the Vice-Chancellor Exemplary Teaching Award in 2014 and 2010, Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School (2014, 2011, and 2009), Faculty Teaching Merit Award (2015-2017), CUHK; and Teaching Excellence Award (2004/2005), City University of Hong Kong.

Teaching Areas

International Business
Management
Issues in Asian Business
Asian Business

Research Interests

Knowledge Transfer
Service Innovation

  • Awards & Honours
    • University Education Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2018
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014-2015
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013-2014
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010-2011
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009
    • Teaching Excellence Award (TEA), City University of Hong Kong, 2005
    • BBA First Year Tutorial Instruction Award, Faculty of Business, City University of Hong Kong, 2004