- Associate Professor
- Frank T. Stockton Fellow
- Management and Entrepreneurship academic area
Minyoung Kim is an associate professor of strategic management and Frank T. Stockton Fellow 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 Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) and MBA (highest honor) from Seoul National University.
He investigates the intertwined nature of value creation and value appropriation along the three dimensions of the scope of the firm: geographic, product, and vertical integration. His current research explores innovation strategies, corporate venture capital, barriers to imitation, political strategies, and social network analysis. He has published articles in leading scholarly journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Management Journal.
His research has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including winning the FIU Emerging Scholar Award at the 2020 Academy of Management Annual Meeting; 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 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.
He serves on the Academy of Management IM Division Research Committee and the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, Management and Organization Review, and Multinational Business Review. In addition, he served as a track chair at the Academy of International Business Annual Meetings and organized plenary showcase panel sessions at the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of International Business Annual Meetings.