Jung Won LEE is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at ESSEC Business School, Paris, France. Her research focuses on the psychological antecedents and consequences of network structures.
In one stream, Jung focuses on how individuals’ cognitive, affective, and motivational processes form and mobilize networks in organizations—e.g., building or maintaining social relationships and seeking help from others. In another stream, Jung explores the psychological consequences of structural dynamics. For example, she examines hidden costs of occupying structurally advantageous network positions. Her research won several awards including Best Symposium Awards and Best Paper Award from Academy of Management Conferences and Andreas Al-Laham Best Paper Award from European Group for Organizational Studies.
Jung received a Ph.D. in Management from UCL School of Management, University College London and was a Chazen visiting scholar at Columbia Business School. Prior to her Ph.D., she studied Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A.) and Cognitive Studies at Columbia University (M.A.). Jung is from Seoul, South Korea.