Yeung, Jeff Hoi-yan

BSc (National Cheng Kung); MSc (Houston); PhD (Queensland U of Technology)

Associate Professor of Practice in Supply Chain Management
Director, EMBA (Chinese Programme)
Director, Knowledge Transfer Office, Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics


Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

Room 917, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7779


Prof. Jeff Yeung is the Director of Knowledge Transfer Centre, Director of EMBA Chinese Programme, and Director of Master of Science Programme in Information and Technology Management in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is an Associate Professor in Department of Decision Science and Managerial Economics, CUHK Business School.

Prof. Yeung got his BSc Degree from National Cheng Kung University, MSc in Industrial Engineering from University of Houston, and PhD in Manufacturing System Engineering from Queensland University of Technology. Before setting off to Queensland, Australia in 1994 to pursue a doctoral degree, he served several large corporations including Motorola, East Asiatic Company Hong Kong Ltd., and Emerson Network Power. Upon returning to Hong Kong in 1997, he started working as a General Manager for Albatronics Far East Ltd. – a Hong Kong public listed electronics manufacturing company. Prior to joining CUHK in 2000, Prof. Yeung was a Business Consultant for J.D. Edwards Hong Kong Limited, a leading supply chain management solution provider.

Prof. Yeung has also been actively providing consultation and training for local and multinational corporations such as FedEx, Pfizer, Hong Kong Post, Fossil, China Telecom, Oriental Logistics, and Jusco. He published many articles in reputable international journals including International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Operations Management, Communications of the ACM, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Total Quality Management. He also published a book named The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Hong Kong Logistics Industry in 2012.

Research Interests

Supply Chain Management
Logistics Management
Operations Management
Project Management

  • Grants
    • “Supply Chain Hub Study in Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta (PRD)”, awarded by DHL International (HK) Limited, 2004
  • Awards & Honours
    • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008 for the paper: J. Yeung, W. Selen, D. Zhou, and M. Zhang (2007), “Postponement Strategy from a Supply Chain Perspective: Cases from China”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 37(4), 331-356.
    • Chan K. Hahn Best Paper Award, Operations Management Division, Academy of Management, for the paper: B. Huo, X. Zhao, and J. Yeung, “The Impact of Power on Relationship Commitment in Supply Chains”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2007
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2003-2004
    • Citation of Excellence – Highest Quality Rating by ANBAR for the paper: J. Yeung, W. C. K. Wong and L. Ma (1998), Parameters Affecting the Effectiveness of MRP Systems: A Review. International Journal of Production Research, 36(2), 313-331.