Dr Shuyang Li

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Management School

Lecturer in Information and Operations Management

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Dr Shuyang Li
Management School
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
S10 1FL

Dr Shuyang Li is a Lecturer in Information and Operations Management at the Sheffield University Management School. She is also the Programme Director of MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM). 

Her research focuses on information systems and digital transformation, with a particular concentration on examining the impact of digital technologies in influencing user behaviours and organisational practices. She also studies the management of information and knowledge, and examines how this informs organisational operations. Her research has been published in international journals including British Journal of Management, Information Systems Frontiers, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Industrial Management & Data Systems, IEEE Internet of Things, among others. 

Research interests
  • Digital analytics
  • IT-enabled operation, innovation and business value
  • Socio-technical aspects of system design and implementation
  • Information and knowledge management

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Xing F, Peng G, Liang T, Zuo S & Li S (2019) Managing changes initiated by industrial big data technologies : a technochange management model. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI 2019) (pp 75-87). Orlando, FL, USA, 26 July 2019 - 31 July 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li S, Xing F, Peng G & Liang T (2019) Enablers for embedding big data solutions in smart factories: An empirical investigation. Proceedings of the 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: Secure ICT Platform for the 4th Industrial Revolution, PACIS 2019 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li S, peng GC & martins J (2017) A Framework of Critical Knowledge Sharing Skills. iConference 2017 Proceedings RIS download Bibtex download
  • Li S, Peng AGC & Martins J (2016) Applying Grounded Theory in Complex Case Study Context - Issues and Lessons Learned From Knowledge Management Research. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 15TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES (ECRM2016) (pp 149-158) RIS download Bibtex download
Research group

Operations Management and Decision Sciences (OMDS)

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Teaching activities

Shuyang is currently the module leader for MGT6083 Supply Chain Technology. She has also co-teached following modules:

  • MGT136 Management themes and perspectives
  • MGT137/138 Analysis for Decision Making
  • MGT218 Business Intelligence
  • MGT6129 Management Inquiry
  • MGT6237 Individual MBA Challenge
PhD supervision

I am looking forward to interacting with prospective PhD applicants especially if you share interests of doing research in areas including digital transformation, implementation and impact of emerging technologies, and information & knowledge management. 

I am particularly interested in the context of manufacturing, transportation and construction industries.