Minyoung Kim

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
785-864-1856
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3165
University of Kansas


Summary

Academic Area

Strategic Management and International Business

Background

Minyoung Kim is an assistant professor of management and international business in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his BA (cum laude) and MBA (highest honor) from Seoul National University.

His research interests lie at the intersection of strategic management and international business. His current research explores barriers to imitation, value appropriation, innovation strategies, political strategies, and social network analysis. He has published articles in leading scholarly journals, including Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. He serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, Management and Organization Review, and Multinational Business Review.

His research has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including winning the Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award at the 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting; winning the HKUST Best Paper in Global Strategy Award at the 2017 Academy of Management Annual Meeting; and winning the Aalto University "That's Interesting!" Award at the Academy of International Business 2018 Annual Meeting. In addition, he was a finalist for the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) Best Paper Award at the 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting for the paper that was published in the Best Paper Proceedings. He was also a finalist for the Temple/AIB Best Paper Award at the Academy of International Business 2016 Annual Meeting.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MBA (highest honor), Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • B.A. (cum laude), Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Research

Barriers to imitation, value appropriation, innovation strategies, political strategies, and social network analysis.

Selected Publications

Bucheli, M. Salvaj, E. & Kim, M. Y. (in press). Better Together: How Multinationals Come Together with Business Groups in Times of Economic and Political Transitions. Global Strategy Journal. DOI:10.1002/gsj.1326

Lampert, C. M., Kim, M. Y., Hubbard, T. Roy, R. & Leckie, G. (in press). Fearlessly Swimming Upstream to Risky Waters: The Role of Geographic Entry in Innovation . Journal of Management Studies. DOI:10.1111/joms.12347

Lampert, C. M., & Kim, M. Y. (in press). Going Far To Go Further: Offshoring, Exploration, and R&D Performance. Journal of Business Research. DOI:10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.01.007

Kim, M. Y. (2016). Geographic Scope, Isolating Mechanisms, and Value Appropriation. Strategic Management Journal, 37(4), 695-713. DOI:10.1002/smj.2356

Lee, J. K., & Kim, M. Y. (2016). Market-Driven Technological Innovation through Acquisitions: The Moderating Effect of Firm Size. Journal of Management, 42(7), 1934-1963. DOI:10.1177/0149206314535439

Bucheli, M. Salvaj, E. & Kim, M. (2015). Non-Market Strategies during Transitions: The case of Chile. In Proceedings of the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting Best Papers DOI:10.5465/ambpp.2015.150

Bucheli, M. & Kim, M. Y. (2015). Attacked from Both Sides: A Dynamic Model of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies for Protection of Their Property Rights. Global Strategy Journal, 5(1), 1-26. DOI:10.1002/gsj.1090

Kim, M. Y. (2013). Many Roads Lead to Rome: Implications of Geographic Scope as a Source of Isolating Mechanisms. Journal of International Business Studies, 44(9), 898-921. DOI:10.1057/jibs.2013.39

Bucheli, M. & Kim, M. Y. (2012). Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations: The Case of the Central America Banana Industry. Management International Review, 52(6), 847-877. DOI:10.1007/s11575-012-0141-4


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