Dr Jong Min Lee

Lecturer in International Business

Dr Jong Min Lee

Dr Jong Min Lee

Programme Director for MSc International Business, and MSc International Business and Finance
By area: International Management, Expatriation, Knowledge Management, Headquarters-Subsidiary Relations, Regional Strategies, Emerging Markets MNEs, International Joint Ventures
142, HBS, Whiteknights
+44 (0) 118 378 6861


Jongmin Lee is a lecturer/assistant professor in International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School. His current research focuses on the internal network structure, managerial complexity and expatriation strategies in multinational enterprises (MNEs). His research interests also include: (i) knowledge management in MNEs, with a particular focus on subsidiary knowledge creation and knowledge utilization across the MNE network, (ii) emerging market MNEs, focusing on their potentials and challenges in developing innovative capabilities, and (iii) regional integration and its influence on the country-level transition of intra-regional trade network.

He received his PhD from Henley Business School, University of Reading, and an MSc and a BBA from Yonsei University in Korea. Before pursuing an academic career, he worked at Samsung Electronics, Headquarters in Suwon, Korea.



Journal articles

 Pak, Y. S., Ra, W., & 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: 180-191.

 Book Chapters

 Narula, R. & Lee, J. M. 2017, (forthcoming). The theories of the multinational enterprise. In F. Rivera-Batiz, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Economics and Global Trade, World Scientific Publishing.

 Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

 Lee, J. M. 2016. Managing a complex MNE: Structural attributes of the MNE and expatriation strategies. In J. Humphreys (Ed.), Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Pak, Y. S. & Lee, J. M. 2016. Knowledge creation in IJVs: The mediating role of formal and informal communication. In J. Humphreys (Ed.), Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings