Dr. Jieun Ryu is a Lecturer in Business Entrepreneurship at the University of Northampton, and a Teaching Associate at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. Jieun completed her BAs in Chinese Literature, Political Science, and International Organization Studies in 2009; and MA in International Studies in 2011 at Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea. In 2017, Jieun completed her PhD at Warwick Business School. Jieun has been working in the social enterprise field as a researcher and business advisor for 10 years.
In 2018/19, Jieun is teaching: 1) Introducing Social Enterprise, 2) Issues in Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 3) Enterprise in Society, 4) Opportunity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 4) Marketing Dissertation, and 5) The Entrepreneur Project.
Jieun’s research focuses on conceptualization of social enterprise as a new organizational form at multi-organizational levels. Her research interests include 1) multiple stakeholders’ approaches to social enterprise and other relevant concepts – social innovation and sustainability; 2) socio-historical perspectives on the development of an organization; and 3) integrating business ethics into management.
Bidet, Eric., Eum, Hyungsik., & Ryu, Jieun. (2018) “Diversity of Social Enterprise Models in South Korea”, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit, 29 (6), pp. 1261 – 1273.
Bidet, Eric., Eum, Hyungsik., & Ryu, Jieun. (2019) “Social Enterprise in South Korea” in Social Enterprise in Asia, edited by Defourny, Jacques., & Bidet, Eric. Routledge, forthcoming.
Lyne, Isaac., Ryu, Jieun., Teh, Yong Yuan., & Morita, Tetsuya. (2019) “Comparative Influences of Religion and Spirituality in Asia: Comparing South Korea, Cambodia and Malaysia” in Social Enterprise in Asia, edited by Defourny, Jacques., & Bidet, Eric. Routledge, forthcoming.
Conference Papers (selected)
6th – 8th July (2017) 33rd European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, “Meaning Struggle as a Reaction to Institutional Pressures: Multiplicity of Being Social in South Korea”, Copenhagen, Denmark.
3rd – 6th July (2017) 6th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, “Building the Concept of Social Enterprise through Discursive Interactions”, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
18th – 19th April (2017) 1st IESE-LUISS Conference on Responsibility, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship, “Involvement of Bottom-up Actors in the Emergence of Social Enterprise: Competing Discourses of Social Enterprise in South Korea”, Rome, Italy.
7th – 9th July (2016) 32nd European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, “Can Local Actors be Institutional Entrepreneurs? The Role of Local Actors in the Emergence of Korean Social Enterprise”, Naples, Italy.
27th – 29th June (2016) ISTR International Research Conference, “A Typology of Social Enterprise Models in Korea”, with Bidet, Eric. & Eum, Hyungsik., Stockholm, Sweden.
30th June – 3rd July (2015) 5th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, “Competing Discourses of Social Enterprise and its Development in Korea”, Helsinki, Finland.
4th – 6th July (2014) 3rd International Conference on Social Enterprise in Asia, “General Presentation of the Social Enterprise Phenomenon in South Korea” with Bidet, Eric. & Eum, Hyungsik., Wonju, South Korea.
Research Report and Other Publications
Ryu, Jieun. (2018) “Ethicality and Profitability”, Leading Integrity Project, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.
Ryu, Jieun. (2018) “Public and Private Dichotomy”, Leading Integrity Project, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.
Kim, S., Yoo, Y., Choi, Y., Jung, J., Hwang, J., Lee, S., Kil, S., Kim, M., Park, H., Ryu, Jieun., & Jung, E. (2014) “Research on Promoting Sports-based Social Enterprise in South Korea (in Korean)”, Korea Institute of Sport Science.
Ryu, Jieun. Contributor, Published 21 online articles on successful crowd funding projects in the UK and Europe (in Korean), 2014 – 2015, Crowd Research Institute, Seoul, Korea, http://crowdri.org.