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

start-up, scale-up and high growth entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship, wellbeing, inequality and productivity

Public entrepreneurship and local development

Graduate entrepreneurship

Chinese entrepreneurship and innovation

Entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging economies

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.

01/01/2011

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

01/01/2010

Teaching and supervision

  • Business Economics (BE201)

  • Managing Innovation (BE211)

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: The preliminary findings of the China Project of “Global University Entrepreneurial Spirits Students Survey” (GUESSS). 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, 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

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: China's science and technology policies and financial and fiscal incentives. 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: Introduction. Industry and Higher Education. 22 (5), 273-274

Chen, G., Li, J. and Matlay, H., (2006). Who are the Chinese private entrepreneurs? A study of entrepreneurial attributes and business governance. 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: An Investigation into Patterns of Firm-Specific Behaviour. 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. and Li, J., (2015). Incentives for innovation in China: Building an innovative economy. 9781317537748

Li, J. and Wang, L., (2013). Introduction. 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

Zhang, G., Peng, X. and Li, J., (2009). Technological entrepreneurship: Regional variations and impacts of entrepreneurship policy. In: China in the World Economy. 275- 295. 0203871200. 9781135228002

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)

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