Mr Yat Ming Ooi

MCom (Business Strategy) UNSW

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Yat Ming is a Doctoral Candidate in Management at the University of Auckland Business School. His primary subfield is Innovation and Knowledge Management. His current project examines value co-creation by businesses and customers. His contribution is on how firms access and transfer different customer inputs, and how features of various customer inputs affect the knowledge access and transfer practices of businesses. Yat Ming has industry experience in strategic human resource management, industrial relations, and organisational change from tourism/hospitality, financial services, and transportation sectors in Malaysia and Singapore.

Research | Current

Collaborative innovation in traditional industries. Specifically in the area of user innovation. Research examines how firms access and transfer the different types of customer inputs to generate innovative outcomes.

Articles:

  • Ooi, Y.M. & Husted, K. (2016) ‘Knowledge characteristics and organisational practices in user innovation’. Kindai Management Review, vol.4, pp.22-39.
  • Ooi, Y.M. (2015) 'Pulling strings: How users can shape innovation'. University of Auckland Business Review, vol.18, no.1, pp.48-57.

Conference proceedings and presentations:

  • D’Alessandro, S. & Ooi, Y.M. (2016) ‘A simple model to predict the intention to purchase movies online’, proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Conference 2016, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4-7 July.
  • Ooi, Y.M. & Husted, K. (2014) ‘Unpacking Stickiness: Categorizing User Inputs and Knowledge for Innovation’, proceedings of the DRUID Society Conference 2014, Copenhagen, 16-18 June.
  • Ooi, Y.M. & Husted, K. (2013) ‘Unpacking Stickiness of User Inputs – The Need for Internal Organizational Practices’, presented at 11th International Open & User Innovation Workshop, Brighton, 15-17 July.
  • Ooi, Y.M. & Husted, K. (2013) ‘Unpacking Stickiness – Understanding Core Issues Associated with Accessing and Implementing User Knowledge’, proceedings of the XXIV ISPIM Conference, Helsinki, 16-19 June.

Teaching | Current

  • Management 721 - Semester 2, 2013
  • Innovent 302 - Semester 2, 2012
  • Business 101 - Semester 1, 2012

Distinctions/Honours

2012 Management and International Business PhD Scholarship – Journal Submission

Responsibilities

Research and Teaching Assistant at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Areas of expertise

User Innovation, Open Innovation, Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge Stickiness, Capabilities, Micro-foundations, Knowledge-based view, Resource-based view, Traditional Industry

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Professional Groups:

  • Member, The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM)
  • Member, Academy of Management (AoM)
  • Member, Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID)
  • Member, New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS)

Service:

  • Associate Member, ISPIM Scientific Panel
  • Ad-hoc reviewer: British Journal of Management, R&D Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, European Management Review, Organization Management Journal
  • Conference reviewer:
    • 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 5-9 August 2016, Anaheim, USA
    • XXVII ISPIM Innovation Conference, 19-22 June 2016, Porto, Portugal
    • 16th EURAM Annual Conference, Paris, France.
    • ISPIM Innovation Summit, 6-9 December 2015, Brisbane, Australia
    • 2nd Annual World Open Innovation Conference, 19-20 November 2015, Santa Clara, USA
    • 19th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 12-15 July 2015, Florida, USA
    • 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 7-11 August 2015, Vancouver
    • XXVI ISPIM Innovation Conference, 14-17 June 2015, Budapest
    • ISPIM Asia-Pacific Forum, 7-10 December 2014, Singapore
    • 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 1-5 August 2014, Philadelphia
    • 14th EURAM Annual Conference, 4-7 June 2014, Valencia
    • XXV ISPIM Conference, 8-11 June 2014, Dublin
    • 6th ISPIM Innovation Symposium, 8-11 December 2013, Melbourne

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Ooi, Y. M., & Husted, K. (2016). Knowledge characteristics and organisational practices in user innovation. Kindai Management Review, 4, 22-39. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kenneth Husted
  • Ooi, Y. M. (2015). Pulling strings: How users can shape innovation. University of Auckland Business Review, 18 (1), 48-57. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28653
  • Ooi, Y. M., & Husted, K. (2014). Unpacking Stickiness: Categorizing User Inputs and Knowledge for Innovation. Paper presented at DRUID Society Conference 2014 on Entrepreneurship - Organization - Innovation, Copenhagen, Denmark. 16 June - 18 June 2014. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28654
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kenneth Husted
  • Ooi, Y. M., & Husted, K. (2013). Unpacking Stickiness: Understanding Core Issues Associated with Accessing and Implementing User Knowledge. ISPIM Conference Proceedings Helsinki, Finland: The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM). Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28655
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kenneth Husted

Contact details

Primary location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 4 , Room 416
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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