Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) operates as a not-for-profit, limited liability company owned by the Jönköping University Foundation.

Jönköping University is organised as a non-profit corporate group in which Jönköping University Foundation is the parent organisation with six wholly-owned subsidiaries. In addition to JIBS, the subsidiaries are the School of Health and Welfare, the School of Education and Communication School, the School of Engineering, University Services, and Jönköping University Enterprise.

As a limited liability company JIBS operates under the Swedish Companies Act, has a Board of Directors, and a Managing Director. The University president is the chair of the Board of Directors. The managing director is the school's Dean.

JIBS' Dean and managing director is a member of the Jönköping University Executive Team. In addition to the university president, this includes the president's executive team and the Managing Directors of the six companies within Jönköping University.