Jae C. Jung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Business
Areas of expertise: International business, foreign direct investment, joint venture, nationality effect, risk-taking strategy, corporate social responsibility
Jae Jung is an associate professor of international business at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He received his Ph.D. in strategy and international business from Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Canada, and his MBA and B.A. from Korea University, South Korea.
Prior to his academic career, Jung served as researcher at the Korea Development Institute and as sergeant in the U.S. Army, detached from the Korean Army. He also worked for Kia Motors in Germany and for Sam Yang Textile in Vietnam.
Jung’s research and teaching interests revolve around international business and strategy. Jung’s research areas can be broadly categorized into international joint ventures (IJVs), non-equity alliances and corporate social responsibility (CSR). He has examined the determinants and consequences of those strategies.
Current and forthcoming research includes publication in Long Range Planning, Management International Review, Learning Organization, International Management and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. He also published two teaching cases and teaching notes through Ivey Publishing.
Jung teaches in undergraduate, MBA and E.MBA programs. His main objective as a teacher is to help students learn the subjects of interest and equip them to adequately apply the gained knowledge to real business. His teaching strategy includes case analysis, exercise and projects, as well as lectures. His emphasis on multi-methods teaching, involving extensive interaction among students, offers a fruitful learning experience.
Jung is a member of Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada and Association of Korean Management Scholars. He serves as divisional executive in the International Business Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.