Dr Jie Chen

Dr Jie Chen



Jie is an Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Management at Leeds University Business School. Prior to joining Leeds in 2015, she was a Prize Fellow in Operations Management at University of Bath. Jie received her PhD degree from Monash University, Australia. She holds two undergraduate degrees respectively from Fudan University, China and Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Jie previously served as Secretary of the Executive Board, the Association of Supply Chain and Operations Management. She is an adhoc reviewer for journals such as Journal of Operations Management (JOM), International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM), Supply Chain Management: an International Journal (SCMIJ), and Production Planning and Control (PPC). 


  • Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award, Australian government
  • Li & Fung Best Student / Young Faculty Paper Award, the 5thInternational Conference On Operations and Supply Chain Management, Beijing, China
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, Monash University
  • Dean's Postgraduate Research Excellence Award, Monash University


  • PhD supervision
  • Module leader

Research interests

Jie’s research interests are in the area of buyer-supplier relationships, supply chain risks, collaborative innovation and supply chain digitalisation. In particular, Jie is interested in understanding how human factors affect supply chain relational and performance outcomes. Her research has been published in journals including Production and Operations Management (POM), International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM), International Journal of Production Research (IJPR), and Production Planning and Control (PPC).


  • Fellowship Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • PhD ( Monash University, Australia)
  • BS (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
  • BA/MA (Fudan University, China)

Student education

Jie teaches operations and supply chain management modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research