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School of Accounting and Finance

1. Accounting and Auditing

PhD Programme Co-director
Prof. Jeffrey Ng
Tel: 2766 7099
Email: tee-yong-jeffrey.ng@polyu.edu.hk

2. Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing

PhD Programme Director
Prof. Walid Saffar
Tel: 2766 7059
Email: walid.saffar@polyu.edu.hk

 

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Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies (LMS)
 

1.  Aviation Management and Economics

  • Air cargo markets, competitive airline schedules
  • Airport finance, congestion management, strategic partnerships between airlines: alliances and code-shares
  • Airport price regulation, airport concession businesses
  • Airport slots, airline networks, airline and airport competition, intermodal competition between airlines and high-speed rail companies

2.  Maritime Law and Shipping Finance

  • Maritime law and legal policy
  • Marine insurance and risk management
  • Organisation management in shipping
  • Shipping financing and investment

3.  Maritime Studies

  • Maritime and logistics information technology
  • Maritime and port economics
  • Maritime environment
  • Maritime safety and security
  • Regional competition in port and shipping
  • Shipping and port management

4.  Operations Management 

  • Data envelopment analysis, forecasting, scheduling
  • International operations, operation strategy, production planning and control
  • Linear and nonlinear optimisation, productivity analysis and technology management
  • Project management, quality management 

5.  Supply Chain Management 

  • Contract design for supply chain coordination, Supply chain decision support system, Queueing and stochastic networks
  • Demand management, Auction and game theory, Customer relationship management, Risk management Simulation
  • Strategic planning for supply chain, Distribution channel management
  • Stochastics optimisation, Outsourcing and strategic alliance

6.  Transport and Logistics Management 

  • Facility layout and design, Warehousing and inventory management
  • Multi-mode logistics, Terminal Design and Operations
  • Network design and optimisation, Vehicle routing and dispatch
  • Transport economics, Revenue management in transport
Department of Management and Marketing (MM)
 

1.  Management

  • Business ethics
  • Corporate environmental management
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Employee commitment
  • Innovation management
  • Leadership
  • Organisational justice
  • Proactive behaviours
  • Public sector management
  • Reward strategies
  • Social networks
  • Strategic HRM
  • Stress and Health
  • Voice and citizenship behaviours
  • Work-family conflict
  • Work teams

2.  Management Information Systems

  • Big data management
  • Blockchain technology management
  • Decision support systems
  • E-commerce
  • ICT adoption
  • IT strategies
  • Social computing
  • Web-based supply chain management systems

3.  Marketing

  • Consumer information processing
  • Consumer judgment and decision making
  • Consumer psychology
  • Customer relationship management
  • Digital marketing
  • International marketing
  • Marketing strategy
  • Omni-channel management
  • Pricing and competitive strategies
  • Pro-social consumer behaviour
  • Quantitative marketing modelling
  • Relationship marketing
  • Sensory marketing
  • Services marketing
  • Social influence on consumer behaviour
  • Theoretical marketing modelling