Dr Young-Joon Seo
Profiles

Dr Young-Joon Seo

Plymouth Graduate School of Management & Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)

Role

  • Lecturer in Maritime Economics & Policy of International Shipping and Logistics Group
  • Previous positions:
            - Lecturer in Logistics & Supply Chain Management at Oxford Brookes University
            - Lecturer in Logistics at Plymouth University International College (PUIC)
            - Associate Lecturer at Plymouth University
            - Academic Advisory Team (teaching how to write MSc dissertation) at Plymouth University

Qualifications

  • PhD, International Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Plymouth University
  • PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Plymouth University
  • MSc, Maritime Logistics, Korea Maritime and Ocean University
  • BA, Maritime Logistics, Korea Maritime and Ocean University

Professional membership

  • Member of International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME)
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Member of Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research
  • Member of Korea International Trade Research Institute

Roles on external bodies

  • Guest Editor of Maritime Business Review for International Forum for Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA 2017)  (http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/services/publishing/pdf/si_mabr_3.pdf)
  • Referee for International Journal of Logistics Management 
  • Referee for Maritime Policy & Management
  • Referee for Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
  • Referee for Transport Policy
  • Referee for International Journal of Production Economics
  • Referee for Supply Chain Management: An International Journal
  • Referee for International Journal of Services Technology and Management
  • Referee for Korea International Commercial Review

Teaching interests

Modules:
  • Module Leader: MAR 207 Maritime Economics & Geography (BSc)
  • Module Leader: MAR 706 Port Policy & Management (MSc)
  • MAR 327 Strategic Management & Governance (BSc)
  • MAR 704 Logistics, Supply Chains & Methods (MSc)
  • STO 713 Quantitative Methods for Business and Management Research (PhD)
  • Port Economics
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methodologies
I am currently supervising 8 PhD candidates in the area of Maritime Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • 2nd supervisor of Sapna Chacko, Title of project: Potential for water freight in the South West UK.
  • 2nd supervisor of Xufan Zhang, Title of project: An examination of the US Container Security Initiative (CSI) and exploration of its potential implications for EU port competition.
  • 2nd supervisor of Christopher Smith, Title of project: Maritime cyber security: risks and mitigation strategies.
  • 2nd supervisor of David Adkins, Title of project: Examining the impact of social capital on sustainability in UK maritime clusters.
  • 3rd supervisor of Chang Soo Kim, Title of project: The cooperative and collaborative spirit index development between shipping companies and shippers.
  • 3rd supervisor of Nancy Deraz, Title of project: Examining the impact of applying ERP systems to the suppliers' performance: a case study of the Egyptian FMCG markets.
  • 3rd supervisor of Mac-Daniel Uhuka, Title of project: Supply chain optimisation in the oil and gas industry in emerging economies: the case of Royal Dutch Shell and ConocoPhillips.
  • 3rd supervisor of Jindu Chizea, Title of project: The perspective of using supply chain collaboration as a tool in creating sustainable value of a global organisation.

Research interests

  • Maritime Economics
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Journal articles:
  • Seo, Y.-J., Park, J.S.* (2017), "The role of seaports in regional employment: evidence from South Korea", Regional Studies (Online version published).
  • Seo, Y.-J., Park, J.S.* (2016), "The estimation of minimum efficient scale of the port industry", Transport Policy, Vol. 49, pp. 168-175.
  • Park, J.S., Seo, Y.-J.* (2016), "The impact of seaports on the regional economies in South Korea: panel evidence from the augmented Solow model", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 85, pp. 107-119.
  • Seo, Y.-J.*, Dinwoodie, J., Roe, M. (2016), "The influence of supply chain collaboration on collaborative advantage and port performance in maritime logistics", International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, Vol. 19 No. 6, pp. 562-582.
  • Lee, H.-Y., Seo, Y.-J.*, Dinwoodie, J. (2016), "Supply chain integration and logistics performance: the role of supply chain dynamism", The International Journal of Logistics Management Vol. 27 No. 3, pp. 668-685.
  • Kwak, D.-W., Seo, Y.-J.* (2016), "Trade-offs in multimodal transport options: the case of logs carriage from U.S. to South Korea", International Journal of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 49-63.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J.*, Roe, M. (2015), "Measures of supply chain collaboration in container logistics", Maritime Economics & Logistics , Vol. 17 No. 3, pp. 292-314.  
  • Seo, Y.-J., Lee, H.-Y.* (2015), "A conceptual framework of co-opetition for collaborative advantage in port supply chains", Journal of International Trade & Commerce, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 125-145.
  • Seo, Y.-J.* (2015), "Comment: the current challenges and future of logistics", International Journal of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 1-9.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J., Kwak, D.-W.* (2014), "The impact of innovativeness on supply chain performance: is supply chain integration a missing link?", Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 19 No. 5/6, pp. 733-746. 
  • Seo, Y.-J., Ryoo, D.-K.*, Aye, M.N. (2012), "An analysis of container port efficiency in ASEAN", Journal of Navigation and Port Research, Vol. 36 No. 7, pp. 535-544. 
  • Lee, C.-H., Ryoo, D.-K.*, Sohn, B.-R., Seo, Y.-J. (2010), "A study on drawing priority of competitiveness factors of ship management company in Korea using AHP", Journal of Navigation and Port Research, Vol. 34 No. 3, pp. 243-249. 
*Corresponding Author

Conference papers:
  • Seo, Y.-J., Park, J.S., Kwak, D.-W. (2016), "The minimum efficient scale of the port industry", International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference 2016, Hamburg, Germany, 23-26th August.
  • Kwak, D.-W., Beresford, A., Petit, S., Mason, R., Sanchez-Rodrigues, V., Seo, Y.-J. (2016), "The roles of organisational orientations in implementing effective risk management strategies for international logistics", International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference 2016, Hamburg, Germany, 23-26th August.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J., Roe, M. (2016), "The role of supply chain collaboration on collaborative advantage and performance in maritime logistics", World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) 2016, Shanghai, China, 10-15th July.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Park, J.S. (2015), "The estimation of minimum efficient scale of the container terminal industry", Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference 2015, Derby, UK, 9-11th September.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J., Lee, H.-Y., Kwak, D.-W. (2015), "The antecedents and consequences of integrative supply chain strategies: empirical evidence from South Korea", Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference 2015, Derby, UK, 9-11th September.
  • Lee, H.-Y., Kwak, D.-W., Park, J.-Y., Seo, Y.-J. (2015), "Dimensions and contingencies of corporate social responsibility in SMEs' supply chains", International Symposium on Logistics (ISL) 2015, Bologna, Italy, 5-8th July.
  • Kwak, D.-W., Seo, Y.-J., Mason, R. (2015), "Supply chain innovation and risk management: their relationships and impacts on competitive advantage", Network of Nordic Logistics and Supply Chain Management (NOFOMA) Conference 2015, Molde, Norway, 3-5th June.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J., Roe, M. (2014),  "An instrument for measuring supply chain collaboration for containerised maritime sector", Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference 2014, Huddersfield, UK, 3-5th September.
  • Lee, H.-Y., Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J. (2014),  "The moderating effect of supply chain dynamism on the association between supply chain integration and performance", Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference 2014, Huddersfield, UK, 3-5th September.
  • Seo, Y.-J., Dinwoodie, J., Roe, M. (2013), "Co-opetition for collaborative advantage in supply chain involving maritime organisations", International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference 2013, Marseille, France, 3-5th July.