Professor Oh is the William and Judy Docking Professor of Strategy at the University of Kansas School of Business. He previously was the William Saywell Professor in Asia Pacific Business at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, and the inaugural Alan Rugman Visiting Fellow in the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK for 2015–16. He also worked for Brock University as an associate professor, and for the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington, as an associate instructor. Oh was a marketing manager of Samsung Electronics and Samsung Corporation at their headquarters. He served his military service as an instructor, first lieutenant ROTC, in South Korea.
His research centers on non-market strategy in challenging environments, business continuity and sustainability, and globalization versus regionalization. He also proceeds to interdisciplinary works and bridges between business and economics, and between business and political science. His research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). He has collaborated with World Wildlife Fund of Nature (WWF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
He received the OB/HRM/OT Best Paper Award (with J. Oetzel) from International Management Division of Academy of Management in 2015; the best paper award (with J. Oetzel) from the European International Business Academy in 2016; and the "That is Interesting" award (with M.Y. Kim) supported by Aalto University at Academy of International Business in 2018. His studies were also nominated several times for the Haynes Prize of the Most Promising Scholars (2009, 2012) and for the Temple/AIB Best Conference Paper (2012, 2017) by the Academy of International Business, for the Carolyn Dexter Award by Academy of Management (2017, 2020), and the Best Conference Paper Award by Strategic Management Society (2010, 2012, 2014). He has published more than 45 papers in peer reviewed journals.
He is co-editor-in-chief of Multinational Business Review, and serves as a member of the editorial review board for the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, and Journal of International Business Policy.
- Ph.D. Kelley School of Business, Indiana University – Bloomington
- MBA, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
- Strategic management
Management and strategy of multinational enterprises
Business in developing countries
Political and nonmarket strategy
- (International) Business Strategy
Non-market and political strategies
Conflicts between communities and companies
Globalization versus regionalization
Strategic management in challenging environments.