Dr Chul Chung

Assistant Professor of International Human Resource Management

Dr Chul Chung

Dr Chul Chung

International Business and Strategy
BY AREA: Human resource management; multi-national corporations; knowledge; staffing; employment outcomes
BY INDUSTRY: Manufacturing, Auto, Information technology, Business services
BY GEOGRAPHY: Asia (South Korea, Japan, India), Europe, U.S.A
HBS 136 Whiteknights
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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:

  • Managing people and knowledge in multinational enterprises

- international HRM strategies of MNEs to achieve global integration and local responsiveness in managing people

- socio-political dynamics in implementing global HRM policies across subsidiaries in national and sub-national contexts

- the role of HRM in subsidiary knowledge creation

  • Executive staffing and strategic outcomes
  • The role of corporate governance and business models in employment practices and outcomes

Chul has substantial experience as a management consultant specialising in organisation design and human resource management with multinational consultancies and a research organization such as Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson), IBM Global Business Services and LG Economic Research Institute.

He earned a PhD in Management and an MA in HR/KM from Lancaster University Management School, and an MBA and BBA from Yonsei University in South Korea.

Programme delivery

Module convenor for International Human Resource Management, Project in Human Resource Management and lecturer for Comparative Human Resource Management on the MSc programme in International Human Resource Management.

Module convenor for Strategic Human Resource Management on the Undergraduate Programmes.

Corporate activities

Chul is 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 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.