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About MINYOUNG KIM

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. He won the Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award from the International Management Division at the 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. His research interests lie at the intersection of international business and strategic management. His current research explores the theory of the firm, knowledge transfer, barriers to imitation, value appropriation, innovation strategies, political strategies, and social network analysis. He serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies and Management and Organization Review.

Positions

Present School of Business, University of Kansas
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Present Assistant Professor, University of Kansas
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Research Interests

the theory of the firm, knowledge transfer, barriers to imitation, value appropriation, innovation strategies, political strategies, and social network analysis

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Honors and Awards

  • HKUST Best Paper in Global Strategy Award [winner] (2017 AOM)
  • Temple/AIB Best Paper Award [finalist] (2016 AIB)
  • Best Paper Award (2015 AOM)
  • CGIO Best Paper Award [finalist] (2015 AOM)
  • Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award [winner] (IM Division, 2013 AOM)
  • Richard D. and Anne Marie Irwin Fellowship (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Education

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Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Seoul National University
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Master of Business Administration, highest honor, Seoul National University
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Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Contact Information

1654 Naismith Drive 
Lawrence, KS 66045

mkim at ku.edu