Erica Lee

Erica Lee

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Erica Lee is a Lecturer in Management at the Adelaide Business School, the University of Adelaide. Her research interests include social entrepreneurship, social impact measurement, and social innovation which have contributed significantly in the understanding of the social enterprise contexts specifically social entrepreneurship in Greater China. She published a number of papers with high-ranking journals such as Journal of Cleaner Production (ABCD A) and International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (ABCD B).

Erica acts as the key caliber of Fullness Academy (FA) under a niche platform organization to provide training, coaching, and consultancy services to social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations.

Erica has been awarded the status of a Fellow by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in recognition of her attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education. She has been teaching students from diverse backgrounds on undergraduate programmes in Information Systems, E-Commerce, Marketing-and Management-related courses at universities.

Social entrepreneurship

Social impact measurement

Social innovation 


  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Lecturer The University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2022 Lecturer Hong Kong Baptist University
    2010 - 2014 Lecturer Lingnan University
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write and speak
    English Can read, write and speak
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2012 - 2018 Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong PhD
    Curtin University Australia Master of Electronic Commerce
    Curtin University Australia Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Marketing
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2021 TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment MRWED Training and Assessment Australia
    2018 Fellow The Higher Education Academy United Kingdom
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Chandra, Y., Man Lee, E. K., & Tjiptono, F. (2021). Public versus private interest in social entrepreneurship: Can one serve two masters?. Journal of Cleaner Production, 280, 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS6
    2021 Lee, E. K. M., Lee, H., Kee, C. H., Kwan, C. H., & Ng, C. H. (2021). Social Impact Measurement in Incremental Social Innovation. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 12(1), 69-86.
    DOI Scopus8
    2020 Lee, E. K. M., & Chandra, Y. (2020). Dynamic and Marketing Capabilities as Predictors of Social Enterprises' Performance. VOLUNTAS, 31(3), 587-600.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS7
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member The International Society for Third-Sector Research United States

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