Faculty Profile

Dengjian Jin

Associate Professor of International Business and Management, John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in International Studies, Business and Management (1997)

Contact Information

jin@dickinson.edu

Althouse Hall Room 211
717.245.1487
http://users.dickinson.edu/~jin/

Bio

He is the author of The Dynamics of Knowledge Regimes, published in 2001. His areas of specialization include innovation policy, knowledge management, organization sceince, comparative management, and international political economy. He is currently working on another book, The Great Knowledge Transcendece.

Education

  • B.S., Zhejian University, 1983
  • M.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1986
  • Ph.D., George Mason University, 1998

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

INBM 230 Organizational Behavior
This course looks at how human systems function within the structure of the organization and how individual and group behaviors affect collective organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. Students study individual, interpersonal, and group processes; the relationship between attitudes and behavior; ethical decision-making; and the management of organizational conflict and change. Approaches for developing leadership, managing conflict, communicating effectively, enhancing efficiency, and encouraging organizational adaption to changing environments are explored. Examples taken from domestic and international organizations are used throughout the course. Prerequisite: 100 or permission of the instructor. This course may fulfill Comparative Civilizations graduation requirement, depending upon topic.

INBM 230 Organizational Behavior
This course looks at how human systems function within the structure of the organization and how individual and group behaviors affect collective organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. Students study individual, interpersonal, and group processes; the relationship between attitudes and behavior; ethical decision-making; and the management of organizational conflict and change. Approaches for developing leadership, managing conflict, communicating effectively, enhancing efficiency, and encouraging organizational adaption to changing environments are explored. Examples taken from domestic and international organizations are used throughout the course. Prerequisite: 100 or permission of the instructor. This course may fulfill Comparative Civilizations graduation requirement, depending upon topic.

INBM 300 Creat, Innov, & Knowledge Mgmt
In this age of creative economy, creativity, innovation, and knowledge creation are increasingly the keys for the success of individuals, firms, regions, and nations. This course leads students to explore the cognitive, historical, cultural, organizational, and institutional foundations of human creativity, innovation, and knowledge creation. It leads students to the frontiers of the field of innovation strategy and knowledge management by leading them to read, present, and discuss important materials covering various conceptual tools for knowledge creation and innovation; conduct case studies of leading innovative companies; compare regional/national systems of innovation; and write a research paper on a relevant topic at the firm, or sectoral, or regional, or national level. This is a writing intensive course.

Spring 2015

INBM 230 Organizational Behavior
This course looks at how human systems function within the structure of the organization and how individual and group behaviors affect collective organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. Students study individual, interpersonal, and group processes; the relationship between attitudes and behavior; ethical decision-making; and the management of organizational conflict and change. Approaches for developing leadership, managing conflict, communicating effectively, enhancing efficiency, and encouraging organizational adaption to changing environments are explored. Examples taken from domestic and international organizations are used throughout the course. Prerequisite: 100 or permission of the instructor. This course may fulfill Comparative Civilizations graduation requirement, depending upon topic.

INBM 400 Sem:Intl Bus Policy & Strategy
This capstone course focuses on the challenges associated with formulating strategy in multinational organizations. The course will examine multinational business decisions from the perspective of top managers who must develop strategies, deploy resources, and guide organizations that compete in a global environment. Major topics include foreign market entry strategies, motivation and challenges of internationalization, the analysis of international industries, building competitive advantage in global industries, and the role of the country manager. Case studies will be used to increase the student's understanding of the complexities of managing international business operations. Prerequisite: Completion of at least four of the five 200-level courses (200, 220, 230, 240, 250). This course will not fulfill distribution requirement.