Dr Jie Chen

Dr Jie Chen



Jie joined Leeds University Business School in September 2015. Prior to this, she was Prize Fellow in Operations Management at University of Bath. She received her PhD degree from Monash University, Australia. Her research work has been presented in international conferences and published in top international journals. Jie previously served as Secretary of the Executive Board, the Association of Supply Chain and Operations Management, and also session chair in international conferences. She is also reviewer for top journals in the field of operations and supply chain management.


  • Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award, Australian government, 2011
  • Li & Fung Best Student / Young Faculty Paper Award,  the 5thInternational Conference On Operations and Supply Chain Management, 2011 
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, Monash University, 2009
  • Dean's Postgraduate Research Excellence Award, Monash University, 2009



  • Programme Director MScGSCM

Research interests

Jie’s research examines global supply chains with special interests in managing collaborative innovation and buyer-supplier relationships. In particular, Jie is interested in behavioural and cross-cultural studies; she aspires to understand how human factors interplay in supply chain dynamics, and how cultural differences influence on global supply chains. Her research is published in top journals such as Production and Operations Management and International Journal of Production Research.


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

Professional memberships

  • Academy of Management (AOM)

Student education

Jie teaches operations and supply chain management modules at both UG and PG levels.

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research