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Dr CHANDRA, Yanto
蔡振榮

PhD, MCom (University of New South Wales)

Associate Professor

Yanto Chandra is Associate Professor at the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong (CityU). Dr Chandra’s research focuses on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, impact investment, and nonprofits particularly their strategy, governance, measurements and their interactions with the public and social policy contexts. Methods of interest include computer-aided text analysis, corpus linguistics, text mining, and data science using R.

His research has been published in reputable journals, including World Development, Journal of Business Venturing, VOLUNTAS, Social Enterprise Journal, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, and Journal of International Business Studies, among others. He edited ‘Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China Region: Policy and Cases’, the first official book on the topic (with foreword written by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and also serves on the Editorial Board of Social Enterprise Journal. Among other awards, Dr Chandra was the recipient of Outstanding Paper Award 2010 by Emerald Publisher and the Winners of the CityU Teaching Excellence Award 2016 and Teaching Innovation Award 2017.

Prior to coming to Hong Kong, he was Assistant Professor in the Marketing & Strategy Department at the University of Leeds (United Kingdom) and University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Prior to these, he worked for nearly 7 years in multinational firms including HSBC and Arthur Andersen - in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta.


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Office: YEUNG-B7326
Phone: +852 3442 2403
Fax: +852 3442 0413
Email: ychandra@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Project:

Hong Kong UGC General Research Fund (GRF) Grant: “Public administration research and real-world problems: Topic modelling the changing landscape” (Co-I, HK$494,492; 2018-2021; PI: Professor Richard Walker).

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund (SIE Fund) Research Grant: “Mapping the Best Practices in Social Innovation Development” (PI, HK$397,500, 2017 to 2019).

Hong Kong UGC General Research Fund (GRF) Grant: “The Mechanisms of Performance in Social Enterprises” (PI, HK$369,300; 2016-2019).
 
Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation (CCKF) Research Grant: “Unpacking the Management Practices of Chinese Social Enterprises” (PIUS$42,000 or circa HK$330,000; 2016-2019).

Publication:

Chandra, Y., & Shang, L. Social Entrepreneurship Interventions in the HIV/AIDS Sector: A  Social Entrepreneurship - Social Work Perspective (Accepted in International Social Work).

Chandra, Y., & Walker, R.M. How Does a Seminal Article in Public Administration Diffuse and Influence the Field? Bibliometric Methods and the Case of Hood’s “A Public Management For All Seasons?” (forthcoming in International Public Management JournalIF: 2.739)

Chandra, Y. (2018). New Narratives of Development Work? Making Sense of Social Entrepreneurs' Development Narratives across Time and Economies. World Development, 107: 306-326 (IF: 2.848).

Chandra, Y. (2017). Social Entrepreneurship as Emancipatory Work. Journal of Business Venturing, 32(6), 657-673 (IF: 5.774).

Chandra, Y., & Shang, L. (2017). Unpacking the Biographical Antecedents of the Emergence of Social Enterprises: A Narrative Perspective. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations28(6): 2498-2529.

Chandra, Y. (2017). A Time-Based Process Model of International Entrepreneurial Opportunity Evaluation. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(4): 423-451.

Chandra, Y., & Shang, L. (2017). An RQDA-based Constructivist Methodology for Qualitative Research. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 20(1): 90-112.

Chandra, Y., & Wong, L (2016), "Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China: Policy and Cases", Routledge, United Kingdom (with Foreword by Mrs. Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary of Administration of the Hong Kong Government and Mr. Stan Shih, Founder of Acer). The book was reviewed in VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations in March 2017 by Tracy Cui at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (Georgia State University).