Dr CHENG, Wai Lun Eddie   鄭偉倫
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Sciences
Phone No: (852) 2948 7302
Email: wlcheng@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-6763-4337
Phone
(852) 2948 7302
Email
wlcheng@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
7201743363
Research Interest

Transfer of training, research methods and analyses, teaching and learning, construction economics, and project management.

Teaching Interest

Project management, human resource development, knowledge management, and business management.

External Appointment

Eddie is an external reviewer for university courses and an internal reviewer for research proposals at EduHK. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal "Information and Learning Science" (Emerald Publishing; in Emerging Sources Citation Index) and an ad hoc reviewer for top tier journals, including Educational Psychology, Higher Education, Human Resource Management Journal, and Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

Professional Profile

Eddie has got more than 15 years work experience in the education sector, and has served locally for several universities including Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Department of Building and Real Estate), University of Hong Kong (Faculty of Education) and Hong Kong Baptist University (Department of Management). He has also worked overseas as a lecturer at School of Management, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and a senior lecturer at Southern Cross Business School, Southern Cross University, Australia. He earned his first PhD in Project Management from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and his second PhD in Business Management from The University of New South Wales (Australia). He also completed award-bearing programs from several well-known universities, including University of London (the UK), The University of Hong Kong, University of Leicester (the UK), Griffth University (Australia), and Coventry University (the UK). He is an external reviewer for university courses and well-known journals and an internal reviewer for research proposals at EdUHK. He is an active researcher and has published more than 70 papers in mainstream journals. He has presented in international conferences and is well received by colleagues in the field of construction economics and project management. His research interests include transfer of training, research methods and analyses, and teaching and learning. According to Google Scholar, his h-index is 39 and i10-index is 58 (as at 3 May 2019). He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal "Information and Learning Science" (Emerald Publishing; in Emerging Sources Citation Index).

Research Interest

Transfer of training, research methods and analyses, teaching and learning, construction economics, and project management.

Teaching Interest

Project management, human resource development, knowledge management, and business management.

External Appointment

Eddie is an external reviewer for university courses and an internal reviewer for research proposals at EduHK. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal "Information and Learning Science" (Emerald Publishing; in Emerging Sources Citation Index) and an ad hoc reviewer for top tier journals, including Educational Psychology, Higher Education, Human Resource Management Journal, and Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.

Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Cheng, E.W.L. (2019). Public-private partnerships for critical infrastructural development: The Hong Kong experience. Clark, R.M. and Hakim, S., Public Private Partnersthips: Construction, Protection, and Rehabilitation of Critical Infrastructure (207-232). Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

Journal Publications
Cheng, E.W.L., Chu, S.K.W., and Ma, C.S.M. (2019). Students' intentions to use PBWorks: A factor-based PLS-SEM approach. Information and Learning Sciences, 120, 489-504.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2019). Choosing between the theory of planned behavior (TPB) and the technology acceptance model (TAM). Educational Technology Research and Development (SSCI), 67(1), 21-37.
Cheng, E.W.L., Yu, C.W.M., Sin, L.S., & Ma, C.S.M. (2018). Stakeholders’ roles in field experience: some empirical evidence (doi: 10.1108/JARHE-08-2017-0103). Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 10(4), 556-569.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2017). Students working online for group projects: A test of an extended theory of planned behaviour model. Educational Psychology (SSCI journal), 37(9), 1044-1056.
Chu, S.K.W., Capio, C.M., van Aalst, J.C.W., & Cheng, E.W.L. (2017). Evaluating the use of a social media tool for collaborative group writing of secondary. Computers & Education (SSCI journal), 110(7), 170-180.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). The learning study approach to comparing two typologies of the cost concept for project management teaching. The International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies, 5(4), 300-312.
Cheng, E.W.L., & Chu, S.K.W. (2016). The role of perceived e-collaborative performance in an extended theory of planned behavior model. International Journal of e-Collaboration, 12(4), 24-40.
Cheng, E.W.L., Chu, S.K.W., & Ma, C.S.M. (2016). Tertiary students' intention to e-collaborate for group projects: Exploring the missing link from an extended theory of planned behavior model. British Journal of Educational Technology (SSCI journal), 47(5), 958-969.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). Learning through the variation theory: A case study. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 28(2), 283-292.
Cheng, E.W.L., & Chu, S.K.W. (2016). Students' online collaborative intention for group projects: Evidence from an extended version of the theory of planned behaviour. International Journal of Psychology (SSCI journal), 51(4), 296-300.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). Intentions to form project partnering in Hong Kong: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded journal), 142, 1-8.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). Maintaining the transfer of in-service teachers’ training in the workplace. Educational Psychology (SSCI journal), 36(3), 444-460.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). Risk assessment in prospective performance prediction for subcontractors. Architectural Science Review, 59(2), 126-135.
Lai, C.K.M., & Cheng, E.W.L. (2016). Green purchase behavior of undergraduate students in Hong Kong. The Social Science Journal (SSCI journal), 53(1), 67-76.
Cheng, E.W.L., Sanders, K., and Hampson, I. (2015). An intention-based model of transfer of training. Management Research Review, 38(8), 908-928.
Cheng, E.W.L., Kelly, S., & Ryan, N. (2015). Use of safety management practices for improving project performance. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion (SSCI journal), 22(1), 33-39.
Chiang, Y.H. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2014). Estimating contractors’ efficiency with panel data: Comparison of the data envelopment analysis, Cobb-Douglas, and translog production function methods. Construction Innovation, 14(3), 274-291.
Tang, L.Y., Shen, Q., Skitmore, M. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2013). Ranked critical factors in PPP briefing. Journal of Management in Engineering (SCI-Expanded journal), 29(2), 164-171.
Cheng, E.W.L., Ryan, N. and Kelly, S. (2012). Exploring the perceived influence of safety management practices on project performance in the construction industry. Safety Science (SCI journal), 50, 363-369.
Chiang, Y.H., Cheng, E.W.L., and Lam, P.T.I. (2011). A three-phase approach to construction borrowing decisions. Architectural Science Review, 54, 225-231.
Chiang, Y.H., Cheng, E.W.L. and Lam, P.T.I. (2011). Closure to “Employing the Net Present Value-Consistent IRR Methods for PFI Contracts” by Y. H. Chiang, Eddie W. L. Cheng, and Patrick T. I. Lam. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded journal), 137, 474-475.
Chiang, Y.H. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2011). Revealing bank lending decisions for contractors in Hong Kong. International Journal of Project Management (SSCI journal), 29, 137-145.
Tang, L.Y., Shen, Q.G. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2010). A review of studies on public private partnership projects in the construction industry. International Journal of Project Management (SSCI journal), 28, 683-694.
Chiang, Y.H. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2010). Construction loans and industry development: the case of Hong Kong. Construction Management and Economics, 28, 959-969.
Chiang, Y.H., Cheng, E.W.L., and Lam, P.T.I. (2010). Employing the NPV-consistent IRR methods for PFI projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded journal), 136, 811-814.
Chiang, Y.H., Cheng, E.W.L. and Lam, P.T.I. (2010). Epistemology of capital structure decisions by building contractors in Hong Kong. Construction Innovation, 10, 329-345.
Li, H., Li, V., Skitmore, M., Wong, J.K.W. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2009). Competitiveness factors: a study of real estate market in China. Construction Management and Economics, 27, 567-579.
Chiang, Y.H. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2009). Perception of financial institutions toward financing PFI projects in Hong Kong. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (SCI-Expanded journal), 135, 833-840.
Cheng, E.W.L. and Hampson, I. (2008). Transfer of training: a review and new insights. International Journal of Management Reviews (SSCI journal), 10, 327-341.

Conference Papers
Cheng, E.W.L., Cheng, K.P.C., and Xu, H.Y. (2019, December). The role of attitudes in contractual parties' intentions to form project partnering. Paper presented at The 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2019), 15-17 December, Macau.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2017, June). Factor-based Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling: An Example of Technology Acceptance Model. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on PLS and Related Methods (PLS’17), Macau.
Ma, C.S.M., Cheng, E.W.L., & Chu, S.K.W. (2015, May). Investigating the use of the wiki: Test of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2015, Hong Kong.
Law, W. W. T., King, R. B., Notari, M., Cheng, E. W. L., & Chu, S. K. W. (2014, August). Why do some students become more engaged in collaborative wiki writing? The role of sense of relatedness. Proceedings of The International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym 2014), Berlin, Germany.
You, E.F.Y., Poon, K.J.H., Cui, T.X.Z., Chu, S.K.W., Ma, C.S.M., & Cheng, E.W.L. (2014, June). Impact of cognitive development and training on students’ plagiarism behavior. Paper presented at the CITE Research Symposium 2014, June 13-14, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Cheng, E.W.L. and Chu, S.K.W (2013, June). Factors affecting students’ intention to collaborate online for their group projects. International Conference on Redesigning Pedagogy: Thinking: Time for a Rethinking, Singapore.
Ho, D.C.K. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2012, June). A study of corporate carbon strategy of a leading express parcel delivery company. Paper presented at the 7th International Congress on Logistics and SCM Systems, Seoul, Korea.
Chu, S.K.W., Cheng, E.W.L. and King, R.B. (2012, January). Effectiveness of the wiki technology in facilitating group projects undertaken by secondary students. Paper presented at University of Oxford STORIES Department of Education conference, Oxford, the UK.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2010, December). Exploring safety as an important criterion in sustainability assessment. Paper presented at First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization, Hong Kong.
Tang, L.Y.N., Shen, Q.P. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2010, December). Procurement-Related Critical Factors for the Success of Briefing in Public Private Partnership. Paper presented at 2010 International Conference on Construction & Real Estate Management, Brisbane.
Cheng, E.W.L. (2009, December). Performance evaluation of high-performing IS project teams: an analytic network process approach. Paper presented at the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2009), Hong Kong.
Tang, L.Y.N., Shen, Q. and Cheng, E.W.L. (2009, November). Critical success factors for the briefing process of public private partnership projects: opinions from the public sector. Paper presented at 2009 International Conference on Construction & Real Estate Management, Beijing, China.

All Other Outputs
Cheng, E.W.L., Ryan, N., and Chiang, Y.H. (2014). Special issue: Knowledge and Asset Management in Sustainable Civil Engineering. The Scientific World Journal, 2014, 1-69. (Special Issue Editors).