Chong Kyoon CK Lee - 2021


Assistant Professor, Business Management
Year Started at JMU: 2017
Contact Info

  • Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2017
  • MBA, University of Oxford, 2010
  • B.A. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
Professional Interests
  • Entrepreneurial Entry Decisions
  • Institutions for Entrepreneurship
  • Crowd Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Personal Interests
  • Tennis & Golf
  • International travel (traveled about 35 countries so far)
Professional Background
  • Management Consultancy for 7 years
  • Korean Army for 2 years
Courses Taught
  • MGT 472 - New Venture Creation
  • COB 487 - Strategic Management
Awards and Recognitions
  • The Dean's Impact Award - 2021
  • Bierly Award for Research - 2020
  • Best Social Entrepreneurship Research Paper Award by the Korean Center for Social Entrepreneurship Study - 2020
  • Distinguished Research Paper Award for Entrepreneurship by the Korean Center for Social Entrepreneurship Study - 2019
  • Faculty Senate, James Madison University
  • Instructor of the HOPE entrepreneurship program for North Korean Refugees
  • Columnist of Entrepreneurship, Dong-A Business Review
Key Publications

Lee, C. K., Mousa, F. T., Lee, J., & Lee, S. H. S. (2021). Consumer Behaviour and Social Entrepreneurship: The Case of South Korea. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1-20.

Lee, C.K., Wiklund, J., Amezcua, A., Bae, T.J., & Palubinskas, A. (2021). The Business Failures and Institutions in Entrepreneurship: A Systematic Review and Research Agenda, Small Business Economics.

Lee, C.K., Cottle, G. Wiklund, J., & Simmons, S., (2020), Untangling the effects of social cost of failure on high-growth entrepreneurship Small Business Economics. DOI: 10.1007/s11187-020-00324-0.

Lee, C.K., Simmons, S., Amezcua, A., Lee, Jin, & Lumpkin, G.T. (2020). Moderating Effects of Informal Institutions on Social Entrepreneurship Activity. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, DOI: 10.1080/19420676.2020.1782972.

Bae, T.J. & Lee, C.K. (2019). 2018 GUESS National Report: Republic of Korea, GUESS ORG. (Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students Survey).

Lee, C.K. (2017). Business Failure and Entrepreneurship: Three Essays on the Effects of the Cost of Failure, Doctoral Dissertation, Syracuse University.

Lee, C.K., Lumpkin, G.T., & Bangar, R.R. (2015), "The Impact of Stigma of Failure on Social Entrepreneurship Entry Decisions: A Cross-Country Analysis". Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research BCERC Proceedings, 2015.  Babson Park, MA.

  • Certified Instructor for the Market Place Simulation
  • GoVA Industrial Hemp Feasibility Analysis - $53,630

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