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Wen Li Chan

Assistant Professor of Business Law, Director of Information and Communications (Business School), Chair of Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Equality & Diversity Committee, Faculty of Social Sciences

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  • workRoom EB31 Block E
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8249
  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8019

Biography

Wen Li is a Law and MBA graduate of the University of Nottingham. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2001, and was in legal practice in the areas of corporate, banking, finance, property and IT law, prior to joining Nottingham University Business School Malaysia.

An advocate of mental health awareness, Wen Li is involved in interdisciplinary research projects involving the social-science lens of mental health awareness and suicide prevention, with a focus on qualitative analysis methods.

Wen Li is an Exco Member of Gender Equality in Nottingham (GEN) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, and Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences' Equality and Diversity Committee. She is also the Business School's Communications and Content Lead.

Outside the classroom, Wen Li is a member of the University of Nottingham Malaysia's Performing Arts Council; she is a classically-trained mezzo-soprano and holds a Licentiate Diploma of the Trinity College London in Piano Performance. She also has a penchant for drawing, and has exhibited her work at mental health awareness forums as a lived-experience artist.

Teaching Summary

Wen Li's teaching interests are in business law, strategic management, and business ethics. Given her academic background in law and business administration, she has taught MBA Business and… read more

Research Summary

Wen Li is involved in interdisciplinary research projects involving the social-science lens of mental health awareness and suicide prevention, with a focus on qualitative analysis methods, with a… read more

Selected Publications

  • LIM, J. B. Y., CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2019. Media and Suicide Prevention - The Road Towards Implementation of Safe Reporting (Symposium): Current Media Practices and Overview of Suicide-Reporting in Malaysia In: The 23rd Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM) and 1st International Meeting of the World Psychiatric Association Psychotherapy Section (WPA).
  • NG, Y. P., PHEH, K. S., PANIRSELVAM, R. R., CHAN, W. L., LIM, J. B. Y., LIM, J., LEONG, K. K., BARTLETT, S., TAY, K. W., AMER NORDIN, A. S., IBRAHIM, N., ZAKARIA, H., SEOW, H. V., ABU BAKAR, A. and CHAN, L. F., 2019. Stakeholder perspectives on suicide-related reporting: Focus group discussions among Malaysian media and mental health professionals and persons with lived experience In: 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), 17-21 Sept 2019, Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
  • CHAN, W. L., CHEAH, E. T. and MONTANHEIRO, L., 2016. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Pharmaceutical Industry. In: Ă–RTENBLAD, A. R., ed., Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context Edward Elgar Publishing. 175-204
  • CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2013. Big Brother Is Scoring You In: Credit Scoring and Credit Control XIII Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Wen Li currently undertakes the following administrative roles:

  • Communications and Content Lead (Business School)
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Equality and Diversity Committee
  • Exco Member, Gender Equality Nottingham (GEN) University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Representative to the University of Nottingham Malaysia IT Services User Forum
  • Member of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Performing Arts Council

Wen Li's teaching interests are in business law, strategic management, and business ethics. Given her academic background in law and business administration, she has taught MBA Business and Commercial Law, and co-taught Undergraduate modules within the Business School on New Venture Creation, Economics of Innovation, Database Design and Implementation, Computers In Business and Accounting Information Systems.

She is currently the course convenor for:

  • BUSI1104/1120: Business Law
  • BUSI2065: Management Strategy

And co-teaches for:

  • BUSI2154: International Business
  • BUSI3157: Business Ethics and Sustainability

Wen Li is also involved in the Business School's executive education programmes, and is a HRDF* Certified Trainer.

*Human Resources Development Fund, Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia

Current Research

Wen Li is involved in interdisciplinary research projects involving the social-science lens of mental health awareness and suicide prevention, with a focus on qualitative analysis methods, with a focus on qualitative analysis methods. She currently leads a research project funded by the Malaysian Ministry of Education's Fundamental Research Grant Scheme on 'Media engagement and suicide prevention: Stakeholder perspectives on safe media reporting on suicide in Malaysia'. She is actively involved in interdisciplinary outreach efforts in Malaysia in safe media reporting and suicide prevention, which also aim to disseminate key aspects of research in the area to stakeholders.

As a parallel line of research, Wen Li also investigates legal issues in credit scoring and data mining, including issues related to anti-discrimination, data protection and privacy laws.

Past Research

Wen Li has investigated the roles and implications of information on shareholder wealth, particularly in the area of corporate litigation, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate governance. She is familiar with the use of event study methodology (information content study / residual analysis) in analysing the movement of stock prices as a result of specific events. Wen Li has published in the Journal of Business Ethics on the links between CSR and pharmaceutical product recall announcements and the strategic challenges posed by the associated shareholder wealth effects on firms in the US and UK.

  • LIM, J. B. Y., CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2019. Media and Suicide Prevention - The Road Towards Implementation of Safe Reporting (Symposium): Current Media Practices and Overview of Suicide-Reporting in Malaysia In: The 23rd Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM) and 1st International Meeting of the World Psychiatric Association Psychotherapy Section (WPA).
  • NG, Y. P., PHEH, K. S., PANIRSELVAM, R. R., CHAN, W. L., LIM, J. B. Y., LIM, J., LEONG, K. K., BARTLETT, S., TAY, K. W., AMER NORDIN, A. S., IBRAHIM, N., ZAKARIA, H., SEOW, H. V., ABU BAKAR, A. and CHAN, L. F., 2019. Stakeholder perspectives on suicide-related reporting: Focus group discussions among Malaysian media and mental health professionals and persons with lived experience In: 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), 17-21 Sept 2019, Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
  • REVIEWER, 2019. Asian Review of Accounting
  • NG, Y P, PHEH, K S, PANIRSELVAM, R R, CHAN, W L, LIM, J B Y, LIM, J, LEONG, K K, BARTLETT, S, TAY, K W, AMER NOORDIN, A S, IBRAHIM, N, ZAKARIA, H, SEOW, H V, ABU BAKAR, A and CHAN, L F, 2019. Media and Suicide Prevention - The Road Towards Implementation of Safe Reporting (Symposium): Media Reporting and Suicide Prevention: Stakeholder Perspectives In: The 23rd Malaysian Conference of Psychological Medicine (MCPM) and 1st International Meeting of the World Psychiatric Association Psychotherapy Section (WPA).
  • CHAN, W. L., YAP, C. and SEOW, H. V., 2017. Sense and Security in PCI DSS Compliance: Cases from the Asia-Pacific Region In: Credit Scoring and Credit Control XV Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom..
  • CHAN, W. L., CHEAH, E. T. and MONTANHEIRO, L., 2016. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Pharmaceutical Industry. In: Ă–RTENBLAD, A. R., ed., Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context Edward Elgar Publishing. 175-204
  • CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2013. Legally Scored Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 21(1), 39-50
  • CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2013. Big Brother Is Scoring You In: Credit Scoring and Credit Control XIII Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • SPECIAL ISSUE REVIEWER, 2011. Journal of Business Research
  • CHAN, W. L. and SEOW, H. V., 2011. Legally Scored (Shortlisted for Best Paper) In: Credit Scoring and Credit Control XII Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • CHAN, W. L., 2010. Session Chair In: Research Workshop on Trade Policies and Industrialisation hosted by Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), University of Nottingham.
  • CHAN, W. L., 2009. Judge In: The 2009 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, National Rounds (Malaysia), University of Malaya, Faculty of Law, Kuala Lumpur.
  • CHAN, W. L., 2008. Session Chair In: Research Workshop on Health, Population and Economic Development hosted by the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), University of Nottingham.
  • CHAN, W. L. AND CHEAH, E. T., 2007. Litigation in the Internet Age: An Empirical Analysis of Shareholder Wealth Implications In: Singapore Economic Review Conference 2007, Singapore.
  • CHEAH, E. T and CHAN, W. L. AND CHIENG, C. L. L., 2007. The Corporate Social Responsibility of Pharmaceutical Product Recalls: An Empirical Examination of US and UK Markets Journal of Business Ethics. 76(4), 427-449
  • CHEAH, E. T. AND CHAN, W. L., 2006. The Baldrige Award: Does It Create Value for Shareholders?: Does It Create Value for Shareholders? In: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress for Total Quality Management, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • CHEAH, E. T. and CHAN, W. L., 2006. Shareholder Wealth Effects of Filings and Settlements of Corporate Cyberlitigation in the United States In: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2006, Sydney, Australia.
  • CHEAH, E. T. AND CHAN, W. L., 2006. Corporate Cyberlitigation, Internet Service Providers and Shareholder Returns: An Empirical Analysis In: Book of Abstracts, 17th Annual Asian Finance Association/Financial Management Association Conference 2006, Auckland, New Zealand.

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