Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

In Hyeock (Ian) Lee

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Schreiber 827

Phone: 312.915.7656

E-mail: ilee1@luc.edu

About

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor for International Business/Strategy (July 2015 ~ Present) Department of Management, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Assistant Professor for International Business/Strategy (Aug. 2012 ~ July 2015) Department of Management, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Assistant Professor for International Business/Strategy (Aug. 2007 ~ May 2012) Department of Management, Gordon Ford College of Business, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Government Positions

  • Deputy Director (Mar. 2002 ~ Aug. 2002) Unfair Trade Investigation Division, Korean Trade Commission Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Energy, Kwacheon, Korea
  • Attendant Secretary/Policy Aide to the Minister (Apr. 2001 ~ Mar. 2002) Minister’s Office Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Energy, Kwacheon, Korea
  • Deputy Director (Feb. 2000 ~ Apr. 2001) Industrial Location & Environment Division Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Energy, Kwacheon, Korea
  • Lieutenant, the Republic of Korea Air Force (Oct. 1996 ~ Feb. 2000) In Charge of Troop Information and Education, Osan, Korea
  • Deputy Director (Nov. 1995 ~ Oct. 1996) Regional Cooperation Division Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Kwacheon, Korea
  • Deputy Director on Probation (Apr. 1995 ~ Nov. 1995) Passed the Higher Administrative Civil Service Examination Ministry of Government Administration, Seoul, Korea

Degrees

  • PhD, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2007
  • MPA, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University, 1995
  • BBA, School of Business Administration, Seoul National University, 1992

Research Interests

His primary research interests focus on the location strategies of multinational enterprises and entrepreneurial firms contributing to cluster formation. Other research interests involve how regional strategies of multinational enterprises and international new ventures link to firm performance, and how founders’ gender of new ventures translates into innovation activities.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • A Member of the Editorial Review Board at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (IEEE TEM), September 2013 ~ January 2017
  • Academy of International Business (Since 2005)
  • Academy of Management (Since 2005)

Courses Taught

  • International Management (MGMT 315)
  • International Management: Writing Intensive (MGMT 315W) 
  • Introduction to International Business (IBUS 201)
  • Strategic Management (MGMT 304)

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Sun, L., Lee, I.H., and Hong, E. (2016) Does Foreign Direct Investment Stimulate New Firm Creation? In Search of Spillovers through Industrial and Geographical Linkages. Small Business Economics, in press.

Lee, I.H., Paik, Y., and Uygur, U. (2016) Does Gender Matter in the Export Performance of International New Ventures?: Mediation Effects of Firm-specific and Country-specific Advantages. Journal of International Management, in press.

Lee, I.H., Hong, E., and Makino, S. (2016) Location Decisions of Inward FDI in Sub-national Regions of a Host Country: Service versus Manufacturing Industries. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, 33(2): 343-370.

Marvel, M.R., Lee, I.H., and Wolfe, M.T. (2015) Entrepreneur Gender and Firm Innovation Activity: A Multilevel Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 62(4):558-567.

Lee, I.H., Makino, S., and Hong, E. (2015) Outward FDI Does Not Necessarily Cost Domestic Employment of MNEs at Home: Evidence from Japanese MNEs. Columbia FDI Perspectives, 148: 1-3.

Hong, E., Lee, I.H., Sun, L., and Harrison, R. (2015) Entrepreneurship across Time and Space: Empirical Evidence from Korea. Small Business Economics, 44(3): 705-719. 

Lee, I.H. and Marvel, M.R. (2014) Revisiting the Entrepreneur Gender–Performance Relationship: A Firm Perspective. Small Business Economics, 42(4): 769-786

Lee, I.H., Hong, E., and Sun, L. (2014) Inward Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Entrepreneurship: A Regional Analysis of Firm Creation in Korea. Regional Studies, 48(5): 910-922.

Lee, I.H. (2013) The M Curve and the Multinationality-Performance Relationship of Korean INVs. Multinational Business Review, 21(3): 214-231.

Recipient for the 2014 Literati Award at MBR: Highly Commended Paper

Lee, I.H., Hong, E., and Sun, L. (2013) Regional Knowledge Production and Entrepreneurial Firm Creation: Spatial Dynamic Analyses. Journal of Business Research, 66(10): 2106-2115.

Lee, I.H. and Rugman, A.M. (2012) Firm-Specific Advantages, Inward FDI Origins, and Performance of Multinational Enterprises. Journal of International Management, 18(2): 132-146.

Lee, I.H. (2012) Cluster Formation by Foreign Firms in Emerging Economies and International Joint Ventures: A Game-Theoretic Approach. International Regional Science Review, 35(2): 211-236.

Lee, I.H., Lévesque, M., and Minniti, M. (2012) Employees’ Break-offs and Location Selection: The Birth of Industrial Clusters. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59(2): 278-292.

Marvel, M.R. and Lee, I.H. (2011) Gender and the Innovation Activity of Entrepreneurs: A Multilevel Analysis. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 31(8): 283-296.

Lee, I.H. (2011) Security, Uncertainty, and International Joint Ventures: A Game Theory Approach. International Trade Journal, 25(4): 433-464.

Lee, I.H. (2010) The M Curve: The Performance of Born Regional Firms from Korea. Multinational Business Review, 18(4): 1-22.

Lee, I.H. and Marvel, M.R. (2009) The Moderating Effects of Home Region Orientation on R&D Investment and International SME Performance: Lessons from Korea. European Management Journal, 27(5): 316-326.

Lee, I.H. and Rugman, A.M. (2009) Multinationals and Public Policy in Korea. Asian Business & Management, 8(1): 59-82.

Book Chapters

Lee, I.H. (2016) Understanding Multinational Enterprises (MNEs). In A. Rahim (Eds.), Management: Theory, Research, and Practice: 3rd Edition. San Diego, CA: University Readers, Inc. Forthcoming.

Rugman, A.M., Lee, I.H., and Terjesen, S. (2014) International Entrepreneurship in a World of Broad Triad Regions. In S. Fernhaber and S. Prashantham (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to International Entrepreneurship. New York, NY: Routledge. pp. 202-218.

Lee, I.H. (2014) Location Choices of Inbound FDI in the Recovery from a Financial Crisis: Evidence from South Korea. In M.A. Rahim (Eds.), Current Topics in Management, Volume 17. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. pp. 83-100.

Lee, I.H. (2012) Managing Multinational Enterprises (MNEs). In A. Rahim (Eds.), Management: Theory, Research, and Practice. San Diego, CA: University Readers, Inc. pp. 173-184.

Lee, I.H. (2012) International New Ventures: Born Global or Regional? In M. Marvel and J.G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of New Venture Management. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. pp. 279-281.

Lee, I.H. and Paik, Y. (2010) The Effects of Family Value on Entrepreneurship in East Asian Countries. In T.Y. Shim (Eds.),Korean Entrepreneurship: The Foundation of the Korean Economy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 91-111.

Paik, Y. and Lee, I.H. (2010) Entrepreneurial Leadership of Korean Companies in the Global Market. In T.Y. Shim (Eds.),Korean Entrepreneurship: The Foundation of the Korean Economy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 179-201.

Lee, I.H. and Brain, C. (2009) Instructor’s Manual for Rugman & Collinson’s International Business (5th Edition). UK: Pearson Education Limited. 

Presentation of Refereed Papers

“Outbound FDI, Investment Motivations, and Domestic Employment of MNEs,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Anaheim, CA, USA, August 2016.

“Social Entrepreneurship in the United States: Founding Characteristics, Market Participation, and Financial Performance,” Presented at the 61st World Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), NJ/NY, USA, June 2016.

       Recipient for the 2016 ICSB JSBM Best Overall Paper Award.

“New Firms,Relocation Strategy, and Performance,” Presented at the 61st World Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), NJ/NY, USA, June 2016.

“The Sectoral and Spatial Impacts of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Indigenous New Firm Creation in the Republic of Korea,” Presented at the 2015 Asian Academy of Management (AAOM), Hong Kong, June 2015.

“Social Enterprise in the United States: Theory and Practice,” Presented at the 20th Annual World Forum of the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS), Seoul, Korea, July 2014.

“Does Outbound FDI Affect Domestic Employment? The Role of Investment Motivations,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Vancouver, Canada, June 2014.

“The Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Activity: The Impact of Firm Creation versus Death on Employment across the U.S.” Presented at the 59th World Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), Dublin, Ireland, June 2014.

“Entrepreneurs’ Gender and International Export Performance” Presented at the 59th World Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), Dublin, Ireland, June 2014.

“Deep Integration along the Silk Road: Evidence from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI),” Presented at the International Business Workshop on Land and Marine Silk Road Countries: Past, Present, and Future, Chicago, IL, March 2014.

“International New Ventures, Gender, and Export Performance,” Presented at the 2014 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, January 2014.

Recipient for the 2014 USASBE Best Empirical Paper Award

“Inward FDI and Domestic Entrepreneurship in Host countries: The Joint Effects of Sectoral and Spatial Spillovers,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Orlando, FL, USA, August 2013.

“International New Ventures, Founder Gender, and Export Performance,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.

“The Sectoral and Spatial Impacts of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Indigenous New Firm Creation in the Republic of Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.

“Entrepreneur Gender and Performance: The Mediating Role of Firm Resources, Industries, and Regional Location,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Boston, MA, USA, August 2012.

“Regional Knowledge Production and Entrepreneurial Firm Creation: A Spatial Dynamic Analysis of the Case of Korea,” Presented at the 2012 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, Valencia, Spain, July 2012.

Selected as one of the best papers at the 2012 GIKA Conference.

“Sectoral Heterogeneity, Inward FDI, and Location Decisions at Sub-national Regions of a Host Country,” To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Washington DC, USA, July 2012.

“Entrepreneur Gender and Performance: The Mediating Role of Firm Resources, Industries, and Regional Location,” To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Boston, MA, USA, August 2012. 

“The Impact of Inward FDI on Indigenous New Firm Creation: Spatial and Sectoral Effects,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business-Midwest (AIB-Midwest), Chicago, IL, USA, March 2012.

Recipient for the 2012 McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award.

“Regional Innovative Capabilities and Firm Creation: A Regional Analysis,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), San Antonio, TX, USA, August 2011.

Nominated for the Carolyn Dexter Award of the 2011 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting.

“Are Born Global Firms Really Born Regional?” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), San Antonio, TX, USA, August 2011.

“Gender and the Innovation Activity of Entrepreneurs: A Multilevel Analysis,” Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, NY, USA, June 2011.

Selected as one of the best papers to be published in the Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (FER) 2011. 

“Are Born Global Firms Really Born Regional?” Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, NY, USA, June 2011.

“Exploring Gender Differences in the Innovation Activity of Entrepreneurs: A Multi-dimensional Analysis,” Presented at the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA, November 2010.

Invited as a presenter for the Technology Management/New Product Development Cluster on “Models in Entrepreneurship.”

“Founder Gender, Location Strategy, and New Firm Performance,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Montréal, Canada, August 2010.

“The Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Activity: New Firm Creation in Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Montréal, Canada, August 2010.

Published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2010 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting.

“Regional Innovative Capabilities and Firm Creation: A Regional Analysis,” Presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Advances in Management (ICAM), Atlanta, GA, USA, July 2010. 

“The Performance of Born Regional Firms from Korea,” Presented at the 17th Annual International Conference on Advances in Management (ICAM), Atlanta, GA, USA, July 2010.

“Exploring gender differences in the innovation activity of entrepreneurs: A multi-dimensional analysis” Presented at the 55thWorld Conference of the International Council for Small Business(ICSB), Cincinnati, OH, USA, June 2010.

“Employees' Break-offs and the Birth of Industrial Clusters,” Presented at the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2010.

“The Regional Strategies and Performance of International New Ventures from Korea,” Presented at the International Business Research Seminar on Regional Integration and Globalization: The Experience in Europe, North America, and Asia, St. Louis, MO, USA, September 2009. 

“Internationalization Strategies of Korean Entrepreneurial Firms,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management(AOM), Chicago, IL, USA, August 2009.

Invited as a panelist for the Professional Development Workshop (PDW) on “Key Issues of Korean Entrepreneurship: Current Status and Future Challenge.”

“The Moderating Effects of Home Region Orientation on R&D Investment and International SME Performance: Lessons from Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago, IL, USA, August 2009.

“The Regional Strategies and Performance of International New Ventures from Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago, IL, USA, August 2009

“Multinationals in Manufacturing vs. Service Industries: Do They Implement Different Location Strategies in Host Countries?,” Presented at the 16th Annual International Conference on Advances in Management (ICAM), Colorado Springs, CO, USA, July 2009.

“Regional Multinationals, Firm-Specific Advantages, and Performance,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), San Diego, CA, USA, June 2009.

“Inward Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Entrepreneurship: A Regional Analysis of New Firm Creation in Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), San Diego, CA, USA, June 2009.

“The Regional Strategies and Performance of International New Ventures from Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business-Midwest (AIB-Midwest), Chicago, IL, USA, March 2009.

Recipient for the 2009 McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award.

“Regional Multinationals, Firm-Specific Advantages, and Performance,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business-Midwest (AIB-Midwest), Chicago, IL, USA, March 2009.

“Multinationals and Domestic Entrepreneurship: Do They Implement Different Location Strategies?” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Milan, Italy, July 2008.

“Strategic Responses of International Joint Ventures to Security Shocks,” Presented at the Conference on Business & Security: Challenges for Global Trade, Investment, and Finance, Bloomington, IN, USA, September 2007.

“Multinationals and Location Strategies: Recent Evidence from Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 2007.

“Strategic Responses of International Joint Ventures to Security Shocks,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 2007.

“Multinationals, Domestic Entrepreneurship, and Location Strategies: Recent Evidence from Korea,” Presented at the JIBS/AIB Paper Development Workshop, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 2007.