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Dr Chul Chung

Assistant Professor in International Human Resource Management

Director of Studies, International Business and Strategy

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Specialisms

  • International Human Resource Management, 
  • Comparative Human Resource Management, 
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Location

HBS 136 Whiteknights

Dr Chul Chung has expertise in Human Resource Management in international contexts, combining academic and practical experiences.

Chul Chung is an Assistant Professor (UK Lecturer) in International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School, specialising in International Human Resource Management. His broad research interests encompass the areas of intersections between international business, human resource management, strategic management and organisation studies. His current research is focusing on three themes:

1. Managing people and HR functions in multinational enterprises

• International HRM of South Korean, Japanese and emerging economy MNEs

• International HRM strategies of MNEs to achieve global integration and local responsiveness in managing people

• The transfer of HRM practices to subsidiaries in MNEs

• Motives and location choices for HR shared services in MNEs

2. Knowledge, capability and innovation in MNEs

• HRM and subsidiary knowledge creation in MNEs

• International experiences of managers, social capital and knowledge flows in MNEs

• International diversification and new capability development

3. Alternative organisational praxis in institutional contexts

• Governance of worker cooperatives: multiple institutional logics and identity work

• Adoption of egalitarian employment practices in the institutional context of precarious labour

International Business and International Human Resource Management

This course is intended for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. This is an advanced course focusing on the key academic debates with regard to the issues in managing human resources in...

Module code: MMD004

Strategic Human Resource Management

This is an advanced module in Strategic Human Resource Management, which examines how companies manage people at work, and appraises the relationships between strategy, HRM and performance....

Module code: MM339

1. Managing people and HR functions in multinational enterprises

  • International HRM of South Korean, Japanese and emerging economy MNEs
  • International HRM strategies of MNEs to achieve global integration and local responsiveness in managing people
  • The transfer of HRM practices to subsidiaries in MNEs
  • Motives and location choices for HR shared services in MNEs

2. Knowledge, capability and innovation in MNEs

  • HRM and subsidiary knowledge creation in MNEs
  • International experiences of managers, social capital and knowledge flows in MNEs
  • International diversification and new capability development of suppliers

3. Alternative organisational praxis in institutional contexts

  • Governance of worker cooperatives: multiple institutional logics and identity work
  • Adoption of egalitarian employment practices in the institutional context of precarious labour

PhD programme:

  • International Business and International Human Resource Management (Module convenor)

MSc programme:

  • International Human Resource Management (Module convenor)
  • Project in Human Resource Management (Module convenor)

Undergraduate programme:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management (Module convenor)

Chul was an Advisory Fellow for one of the largest business groups in South Korea.

He has eleven years of professional experience in management consulting with multinational consultancies and a research organization such as LG Economic Research Institute, Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) and IBM Global Business Services as a project director or project manager for HRM, leadership development, organisation design projects for large companies in manufacturing, retail, financial services and IT services sectors in South Korea.