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Yeun Joon Kim

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Yeun Joon Kim.

University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour

BS (Yonsei University), BA, MS (Seoul National University), PhD (University of Toronto)

Research interests

Creativity and innovation; leadership; group cultures.

Subject group: Organisational Behaviour

Professional experience

Yeun Joon collaborates with, and consults for, several professional organisations. He helps organisations continuously innovate their work processes and products and train their leaders to be more effective in leading employees. He worked at Samsung Electronics for two years as a software engineer.

Awards & honours

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2017-2018
  • Samsung Economic Research Institute Best Paper Awards, 2016.
  • James Paopst Fellowship, 2015-2016
  • National Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Research Scholarship, Korean Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF), 2012-2013

Selected publications

Kim, Y.J. and Kim, J. (2019) "Does negative feedback benefit (or harm) recipient creativity? The role of the direction of feedback flow." Academy of Management Journal (DOI: 10.5465/amj.2016.1196) (forthcoming)

Kim, Y.J., McRuer, G. and Hirsh, J.B. (2019) "Creativity in the workplace." In: Carducci, B.J., Mio, J.S. and Riggio, R.E. (eds.) Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of personality and individual differences: vol.iv: Clinical, applied, and cross-cultural research. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons. (forthcoming)

Kim, Y.J. and Toh, S.M. (2019) "Stuck in the past? The influence of a leader's past cultural experience on group culture and positive and negative group deviance." Academy of Management Journal, 62(3): 944–969 (DOI: 10.5465/amj.2016.1322)

Kim, Y.J. and Zhong, C.B. (2017) "Ideas rise from chaos: information structure and creativity." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 138: 15-27 (DOI: 10.1016/j.obhdp.2016.10.001)

Kim, Y.J. and Zhong, C.B. (2016) "Moral reasoning and creativity." Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2016(1) (DOI: 10.5465/ambpp.2016.19)

Contact details

Yeun Joon Kim
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)1223 762182

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