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Dr Jongmin Lee

Assistant Professor in International Business at the School of Business, Yonsei University

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Specialisms

  • International Business, 
  • International Strategic Management, 
  • Multinational Enterprises

Dr Jongmin Lee researches on the structures, strategies, and management of multinational enterprises, with a particular focus on differentiated headquarters-subsidiary relationships.

Jong Min Lee (PhD, University of Reading, UK) is an Assistant Professor in International Business at the School of Business, Yonsei University, South Korea. Before joining Yonsei, he worked as an Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. His research interests sit at the intersection of international business, global strategic management, and international human resource management. His current research focuses on the management of multinational firms, with a particular interest in subsidiary portfolio characteristics and global staffing strategies. His recent works have appeared in the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of International Management, and Journal of Business Ethics, among others. Over the last few years, his research has won multiple awards at International Business conferences such as Academy of International Business and European International Business Academy. He currently serves as a member of the editorial review board of the Journal of International Business Studies and as a reviewing editor for the Asian Business & Management.

Reference: Lee, J., Chae, C., Lee, J. M. and Fontinha, R. (2024) Understanding the evolution of international human resource management research: a bibliometric review over the past 25 years (1995-2019). Journal of Global Mobility. ISSN 2049-8799 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JGM-09-2023-0062 (In Press)
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee - Dr Rita Fontinha
Reference: Lee, C., Lee, J. M. and Liu, Y. (2023) Catalysing innovation and digital transformation in combating COVID-19 through WOG collaborations in Singapore. Public Money & Management, 43 (4). pp. 340-348. ISSN 1467-9302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2021.1966197
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee - Professor Yipeng Liu
Reference: Lee, J. M. and Paik, Y. (2022) A liability or an asset of foreignness? Theorizing on informal networks in international business. In: Horak, S. (ed.) Informal Networks in International Business. Emerald, pp. 41-54. ISBN 9781839828799 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83982-878-220221005
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. , Paik, Y., Horak, S. and Yang, I. (2022) Turning a liability into an asset of foreignness: managing informal networks in Korea. Business Horizons, 65 (3). pp. 351-364. ISSN 0007-6813 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2021.04.002
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. (2022) MNCs as dispersed structures of power: performance and management implications of power distribution in the subsidiary portfolio. Journal of International Business Studies, 53. pp. 126-155. ISSN 1478-6990 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41267-021-00464-9
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. , Paik, Y., Vance, C., Li, D. and Groves, K. (2022) The evolution of business ethics in China and the United States: convergence, divergence or crossvergence? Management and Organization Review, 18 (4). pp. 658-685. ISSN 1740-8784 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/mor.2021.68
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. , Narula, R. and Hillemann, J. (2021) Unraveling asset recombination through the lens of firm-specific advantages: a dynamic capabilities perspective. Journal of World Business, 56 (2). 101193. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2021.101193
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee - Professor Rajneesh Narula
Reference: Lee, C., Lee, J. M. and Liu, Y. (2021) Catalysing innovation and digital transformation in combating the Covid-19 pandemic: whole-of government collaborations in ICT, R&D, and business digitization in Singapore. Public Money & Management. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1467-9302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2021.1966197
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee - Professor Yipeng Liu
Reference: Liu, Y. , Lee, J. M. and Lee, C. (2020) The challenges and opportunities of a global health crisis: the management and business implications of COVID-19 from an Asian perspective. Asian Business & Management, 19 (3). pp. 277-297. ISSN 1472-4782 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41291-020-00119-x
Henley faculty authors:
Professor Yipeng Liu - Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. and Narula, R. (2020) The theories of the multinational enterprise. In: Spatareanu, M. (ed.) Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise. Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade (1). World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore. ISBN 9789811200533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1142/9789811200595_0005
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee - Professor Rajneesh Narula
Reference: Lee, J. M. (2019) Intra- and inter-regional diversification, subsidiary value chain activities and expatriate utilization. Journal of International Management, 25 (3). 100668. ISSN 1075-4253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intman.2019.03.001
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Paik, Y., Lee, J. M. and Pak, Y. S. (2019) Convergence in international business ethics? A comparative study of ethical philosophies, thinking style, and ethical decision-making between US and Korean managers. Journal of Business Ethics, 156 (3). pp. 839-855. ISSN 1573-0697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3629-9
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. (2017) Managing complex multinational enterprises: internal network structure and expatriation strategies. AIB Insights, 17 (3). pp. 14-17. ISSN 1938-9590
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. (2016) Managing complex MNEs: structural attributes of the MNE and expatriation strategies. In: Academy of Management Proceedings. Academy of Management. doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.171
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Lee, J. M. and Pak, Y. S. (2016) Knowledge creation in IJVs: the mediating role of formal and informal communication. In: Academy of Management Proceedings. Academy of Management, pp. 1634-1639. doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.242
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee
Reference: Pak, Y. S., Ra, W. and Lee, J. M. (2015) An integrated multi-stage model of knowledge management in international joint ventures: identifying a trigger for knowledge exploration and knowledge harvest. Journal of World Business, 50 (1). pp. 180-191. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2014.02.006
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Jongmin Lee

New Trends in Global Business and Management

In this module students will have an opportunity to draw on knowledge and experience gained across the programme and apply them to a contemporary business or management problem or issue...

Module code: MMM158

International Strategic Management

This module aims to introduce students to the core concepts and models underlying contemporary strategic management, their theoretical and empirical foundations, their limitations, the arguments surrounding them and their practical...

Module code: MMM001

Past Events

46th European International Business Academy Conference (EIBA)

10 December 2020

Strategic Management Society 40th Annual Conference

24 October 2020

Academy of International Business (AIB) Intercontinental Conference

2 July 2020

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