Dr Juneho Um

Senior Lecturer
EBS - Management and Marketing
Dr Juneho Um
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873804

  • Location

    EBS.3.127D, Colchester Campus



Juneho has substantial experience in a wide variety of industries (e.g. petrochemical and broadcasting / management team) as well as in teaching & research. During his career in the higher education sector as a university lecturer/senior lecturer (2013 -) in the UK, he has published extensively, led training programs, acted as a conference convener, external examiner, journal editor, chief counsel, research fellow, reviewer and undertaken consultancy and research projects funded by the research organisations, companies and public sectors (e.g. MKTPs as a lead academic). His research interests include areas of international business, service/product operations and supply chain management issues such as global supply chain resilience, SC risk management strategies, customisation & service/product variety, business strategy, organisational sustainability and technologies in international trade/logistics management etc. Currently, Juneho is the UG program director of Management & Marketing in EBS.


  • PhD University of Liverpool,

  • MA Sungkyunkwan University,

  • BBA Sungkyunkwan University,

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Optimal Level of Product Variety

Key words: Product Variety
Open to supervise

Global SC Uncertainty and Risk Management Strategies for SC Resilience

Key words: Supply Chain
Open to supervise

International Business Strategy

Key words: Business strategy
Open to supervise

Service Supply Chain Performance

Key words: Service Supply Chain
Open to supervise

Service Customisation and Productisation

Key words: Productisation
Open to supervise

Sustainable Global Supply Chain

Key words: Sustainability
Open to supervise

Emerging Technology in International Business

Key words: Technology
Open to supervise

Challenges in Logistics & Trade

Key words: Trade
Open to supervise

Conferences and presentations

Science research and technology development for ambidexterity in the European automobile industry

International Symposium of Korea Trade Research Association: Discussant, 26/8/2021

Aligning product variety with supply chain and business strategy

Invited presentation, KoMBI International Conference (Korea), 28/8/2020

Global SC risk management strategies for supply chain resilience

EKC (Convener/Chair), Vienna, Austria, 17/7/2019

Measuring service supply chain performance: A reviews and new performance metrics

BAM, Bristol, United Kingdom, 4/9/2018

Improving business performance through supply chain agility

Business and Social Science Research Conference, Macrotheme Review, Paris, France, 18/12/2015

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (BE488)

  • Supply Chain Management (BE874)

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (BE411)


Journal articles (7)

Um, J. and Han, N., (2021). Understanding the relationships between global supply chain risk and supply chain resilience: The role of mitigating strategies. Supply Chain Management. 26 (2), 240-255

Lyons, AC., Um, J. and Sharifi, H., (2020). Product Variety, Customisation and Business Process Performance: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding their Relationships. International Journal of Production Economics. 221, 107469-107469

Um, J., Han, N., Grubic, T. and Ghalib, A., (2018). Aligning product variety with supply chain and business strategy. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. 67 (9), 1837-1853

Um, J., Lyons, A., Lam, HKS., Cheng, TCE. and Dominguez-Pery, C., (2017). Product variety management and supply chain performance: A capability perspective on their relationships and competitiveness implications. International Journal of Production Economics. 187, 15-26

Um, J., (2017). Improving supply chain flexibility and agility through variety management. International Journal of Logistics Management,. 28 (2), 464-487

Um, J., (2017). The impact of supply chain agility on business performance in a high level customization environment. Operations Management Research. 10 (1-2), 10-19

Lyons, AC., Everington, L., Hernandez, J., Li, D., Michaelides, R. and Um, J., (2013). The application of a knowledge-based reference framework to support the provision of requisite variety and customisation across collaborative networks. International Journal of Production Research. 51 (7), 2019-2033

Books (1)

Um, J., An, JC. and Lee, PJ., (2017). Regeneration of Liverpool Engraving with Historical and Cultural Assets. KRIHS. 9788981829858

Grants and funding


ECC Women's Safety Evaluation: Night Time Economy

Essex County Council

Simarco KTP Application - 27 months

Simarco International Limited


Assessing scope for workflow & productivity improvements at Ingleton Wood

Ingleton Wood LLP


Laser 24 mKTP

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)


Making RGH Rubber & Plastics a more efficient, productive and change-ready business

RGH Rubber & Plastics Ltd

+44 (0) 1206 873804


EBS.3.127D, Colchester Campus