People

Dr Jun Li

Senior Lecturer
EBS - Management Science and Entrepreneurship (MSE)
Dr Jun Li
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1702 328391

  • Location

    GB.3.16, Southend Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Tuesdays: 14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday: 13:00 - 14:00

Profile

Biography

In the Media Interview with Science and Technology Daily, China's National Newspaper, on 20 October 2015,http://digitalpaper.stdaily.com/http_www.kjrb.com/kjrb/html/2015-10/20/node_3.htm Interview with Science and Technology Daily, China's National Newspaper, on 9 December 2015,http://digitalpaper.stdaily.com/http_www.kjrb.com/kjrb/html/2015-12/09/node_2.htm Professional Activities President of Chinese Economics Association (UK/Europe)(2011 -2012) Editor of Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (Emerald)(2014-date) Co-Editor of Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship (Emerald)(2009-2013) Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy (Emerald)(2010 to date) Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies (Routledge)(2014 to date) Member of Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald)(2012 to date) Research Impact and Award Best conference paper award at the 2nd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Wuhan University, Wuhan, 9-14 May 2014. Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 for paper published in Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development Outstanding Reviewer Award for work on Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 2006 by Emerald Group Publishing Research Degree Supervision Supervision to Completion - Luis Figueroa (PhD, 2015), Yan Xu (MPil, 2012), Mohd Hizam-Hanafiah (PhD, 2012), Madiha Gohar (PhD, 2012), Christabel Brownson (PhD, 2011). Current PhD students - Jingjing Qu, Tianchen Li External PhD Examination - Birmingham City University, University of Adelaide, University of Kent, University of Lincoln, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen

Qualifications

  • BA (1982) Renmin University of China,

  • MA (1988)(Renmin University, China)

  • PhD (2000)(Lancaster)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Ageing society and third age entrepreneurship

Open to supervise

start-up, scale-up and high growth entrepreneurship

Open to supervise

Entrepreneurship, wellbeing, inequality and productivity

Open to supervise

Public entrepreneurship and local development

Open to supervise

Graduate entrepreneurship

Open to supervise

Chinese entrepreneurship and innovation

Open to supervise

Entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging economies

Open to supervise

Current research

Multilevel governance and partnership for effective regional innovation

Mass entrepreneurship in China: practices and policies

Government-backed venture capital schemes in China

Conferences and presentations

2011: Co-Convenor of 22nd CEA(UK) and 3rd CEA(Europe) Annual Conference, 14-15 July 2011, University College Dublin, Ireland.

2011

2010: Co- Convenor of International Conference of Graduate Entrepreneurship at Shantou University, China, 6-7 September 2010.

2010

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Business Economics (BE201)

  • Managing Innovation (BE211)

  • Innovation Management (BE273)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE918)

Previous supervision

Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Thesis title: Exploring the Crux of Social Entrepreneurship: The Pursuit of Blended Value Creation
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/1/2019
Hiva Rafiei
Hiva Rafiei
Thesis title: Introducing a Relational Approach to the Study of Emotions in Project Teams: The Case of a Public-Nonprofit Partnership Programme
Degree subject: Management Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 29/11/2018
Jingjing Qu
Jingjing Qu
Thesis title: Self-Employment and Work-Place Well-Being
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 18/4/2018
Tianchen Li
Tianchen Li
Thesis title: Entrepreneurship and Environments: Start-Ups, Growth Aspirations, and Exit
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 5/2/2018
Luis Rafael Figueroa Moron
Luis Rafael Figueroa Moron
Thesis title: Geography, Linkages and Capabilities: Innovation in the Agricultural Coffee Production in Latin America
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 18/12/2015
Christabel Divine Brownson
Christabel Divine Brownson
Thesis title: The Impact of Government Entrepreneurship Promotion Policy Measures in Fostering Entrepreneural Culture in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria From 2004 to 2009
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/1/2012
Lijiang Wang
Lijiang Wang
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 5/10/2011
Begum Ekmekcigil
Begum Ekmekcigil
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Sarah Cin-Cin Yacim
Sarah Cin-Cin Yacim
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Sharmistha Singh
Sharmistha Singh
Degree subject: Creative Industry Management
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Anuj Rameshwarprasad Soni
Anuj Rameshwarprasad Soni
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Stavroula Sokratous
Stavroula Sokratous
Degree subject: Organisation Studies and International Human Resource Management
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Angad Kharbanda
Angad Kharbanda
Degree subject: International Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Titus Chitto Van Der Spek
Degree subject: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010
Thandon Kosin
Thandon Kosin
Degree subject: International Business and Entrepreneurship
Degree type: Master of Science
Awarded date: 6/10/2010

Publications

Journal articles (26)

Li, J., Qu, J. and Huang, Q., (2018). Why are some graduate entrepreneurs more innovative than others? The effect of human capital, psychological factor and entrepreneurial rewards on entrepreneurial innovativeness. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 30 (5-6), 479-501

Li, Z., Li, J. and He, B., (2018). Does foreign direct investment enhance or inhibit regional innovation efficiency?. Chinese Management Studies. 12 (1), 35-55

Li, Z., Li, J., Liang, D. and Lee, T., (2016). Building multilevel governance and partnerships: an evaluation approach. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 8 (2), 263-278

Li, Z., Ding, T. and Li, J., (2015). Entrepreneurship and economic development in China: evidence from a time-varying parameters stochastic volatility vector autoregressive model. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. 27 (6), 660-674

Prange, C., Eng, T-Y. and Li, J., (2015). Collaborative New Product Alliances: A Review of the Literature and Research Perspectives. Strategic Change. 24 (4), 351-371

Prange, C., Eng, T. and Li, J., (2015). Collaborative New Product Alliances: A Review of the Literature and Research Perspectives. Strategic Change. 24 (2), 351-371

Hizam-Hanafiah, M. and Li, J., (2014). Franchisee satisfaction of goal attainment: a discovery of hierarcy of entrepreneur goals. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 6 (3), 243-267

Barbara Bernhofer, L. and Li, J., (2014). Understanding the entrepreneurial intention of Chinese students. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 6 (1), 21-37

Li, J. and Geng, S., (2012). Industrial clusters, shared resources and firm performance. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 24 (5-6), 357-381

Wu, L. and Li, J., (2011). Perceived value of entrepreneurship: A study of the cognitive process of entrepreneurial career decision. Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship. 3 (2), 134-146

GAO, JIAN., LI, JUN., CHENG, YUAN. and SHI, SHUDE., (2010). IMPACT OF INITIAL CONDITIONS ON NEW VENTURE SUCCESS: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF NEW TECHNOLOGY-BASED FIRMS. International Journal of Innovation Management. 14 (01), 41-56

Wu, X., Geng, S., Li, J. and Zhang, W., (2010). Shared Resources and Competitive Advantage in Clustered Firms: The Missing Link. European Planning Studies. 18 (9), 1391-1410

Gao, J., Li, J., Cheng, Y. and Shi, S., (2010). Impact of Initial Conditions on New Venture Success: A Longitudinal Study of New Technology-Based Firms. International Journal of Innovation Management. 14 (01), 41-56

Li, J., (2009). Overseas technology incubators for international entrepreneurship: A Chinese experiment. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 10 (3), 181-190

Zhang, G., Peng, X. and Li, J., (2008). Technological entrepreneurship and policy environment: a case of China. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 15 (4), 733-751

Ding, X., Li, J. and Wang, J., (2008). In pursuit of technological innovation. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 15 (4), 816-831

Li, J., (2008). Small firm networking: contents and nature of knowledge sharing and learning. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies. 2 (3), 272-272

Zhong, J., Wu, S. and Li, J., (2008). Organizational attributes and learning beyond the boundaries: Comparative case studies of two high-tech firms. Industry and Higher Education. 22 (5), 297-304

Li, J., (2008). Small firm networking: contents and nature of knowledge sharing and learning. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies. 2 (3), creators-Li=3AJun=3A=3A

Li, J., (2008). Special Issue: Innovation and Knowledge Transfer: A Chinese Perspective. Industry and Higher Education. 22 (5), 273-274

Chen, G., Li, J. and Matlay, H., (2006). Who are the Chinese private entrepreneurs?. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 13 (2), 148-160

Li, J. and Matlay, H., (2006). Chinese entrepreneurship and small business development: an overview and research agenda. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. 13 (2), 248-262

Li, J. and Mitra, J., (2006). Exploring Entrepreneurial Networking. Industry and Higher Education. 20 (2), 135-142

Li, J., Mitra, J. and Matlay, H., (2004). E-commerce and management of channel conflict: Evidence from small manufacturing firms in the UK. International Journal of Technology Management. 28 (7-8), 747-766

Li, J., Zhang, Y. and Matlay, H., (2003). Entrepreneurship education in China. Education + Training. 45 (8/9), 495-505

Gibb, A. and Li, J., (2003). Organizing for enterprise in China: what can we learn from the Chinese micro, small, and medium enterprise development experience. Futures. 35 (4), 403-421

Books (3)

Ding, X., (2015). Incentives for Innovation in China. Routledge. 9780415603942

Li, J., (2013). China's Economic Dynamics. Routledge. 9781315855998

Li, J., (2002). Financing China's Rural Enterprises. Routledge. 9780415296823

Book chapters (5)

Hussain, JG., Li, J. and Scott, JM., (2017). The Equity Gap Amongst Technology-Based Small Firms: Practices and Challenges for Government-Backed Venture Capital in China. In: The China Business Model: Originality and Limits. Editors: Paulet, E. and Rowley, C., . Elsevier. 99- 117. 9780081007570

Li, J., (2015). Bridging the equity funding gap in technological entrepreneurship: the case of government-backed venture capital in China. In: Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance. Editors: Hussain, J., . Edward Elgar Publishing. 185- 205. 1783478799. 9781783478798

Li, Z. and Li, J., (2014). State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in China?s transition to an innovation-oriented economy?. In: China's Economic Dynamics - A Beijing Consensus in the making?. Editors: Li, J. and Wang, L., . Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 978-0-415-63344-4

Wu, Z., (2009). China in the World Economy. In: China in the World Economy. Routledge. 275- 295. 0203871200. 9780203871201

Mitra, J. and Li, J., (2009). Regional Cluster Formation: A Case Study of the Software Cluster in Birmingham, UK. In: Enterprise Support Systems: An International Perspective. Editors: Manimala, MJ., Mitra, J. and Singh, V., . Sage. 9788178299273

Conferences (3)

Li, J. and Gao, W., (2013). Social Capital, Knowledge Strategy, and new Venture Performance: Evidence From Graduate Entrepreneurial Ventures in China

Li, J. and Wu, L., (2010). Perceived Value of Entrepreneurship: A Study of the Cognitive Process of Entrepreneurial Career Decision

Hanafiah, MH. and Li, J., (2009). Goals Attainment and Franchisees' Intention to Remain in the Franchise Systems: a Study in Malaysia

Other (1)

Huang, Q., Liu, XA. and Li, J., (2016).Entrepreneurship in China. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 28(9-10),Informa UK Limited

Grants and funding

2016

Mass entrepreneurship practice and policy: The case of Wuhan, China

Jianghan University China

2015

Multi-level Regional Collaboration and Governance: Theories and Practices

Jianghan University China

Contact

junli@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1702 328391

Location:

GB.3.16, Southend Campus

Academic support hours:

Tuesdays: 14:00 - 16:00 Wednesday: 13:00 - 14:00