School of Commerce and Management

Prof Seungkwon Jang

Professor of Organization Theory at Sungkonghoe University

Seungkwon Jang holds the position of Professor of Organization Theory at Sungkonghoe University (Seoul, Korea), where he teaches co-operative management at the Graduate School’s the Department of Management of Co-operatives. In 1994, he obtained his Ph.D. in Organization Theory from Lancaster University in the UK. His research interests include organizational theory, innovation, strategy, management of information systems, co-operative management, Fair Trade, and social solidarity economy. He has written research articles in Korean and international journals, as well as edited numerous books on co-operative management in both Korean and English, including The Management of Consumer Co-operatives in Korea: Identity, Participation, and Sustainability (Routledge, 2020). He served as President of the Korean Society for Cooperative Studies (KSCS) and as Chair of the Korea Fair Trade Towns Steering Committee (KFTTSC).