Faculty & Research
Faculty & Research
Kim, Tae Yeol
Professor of Management;
Philips Chair in Management, CEIBS
Dr. Tae Yeol Kim is Professor of Management and Philips Chair in Management at CEIBS. Prior to joining CEIBS, he was an associate professor in Management Department, City University of Hong Kong. He also once taught Organisational Behaviour Course at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC.
Dr. Kim earned his Ph.D. in Organisational Behaviour at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He also holds a Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in Yonsei University, Republic of Korea. He is serving as an Associate Editor of Human Relations, a Financial Times-listed journal, and Editorial Review Board of Journal of Management, Journal of Organisational Behaviour, Journal of Vocational Behaviour, and Management and Organisation Review.
Dr. Kim has been an International Affiliate of The Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology since 2006, a member of Academy of Management since 1999 and Asia Academy of Management since 2006. His current research mainly focuses on leadership, motivation, team and individual creativity, proactivity, self-verification striving, and person-environment fit. His work has been published in decent academic journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organisational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, MIT: Sloan Management Review, Journal of Organisational Behaviour, Human Relations, and Human Resource Management.
Professor Kim has won many awards for both research and teaching, such as 2020 One of the World’s Most Cited Chinese Researchers, 2020 One of the best books published in Social Science between March 2019 and February 2020 by the National Academy of Sciences & Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, 2019 Top downloaded article 2017-2018, WILEY, 2017 CEIBS Medal for Research Excellence, 2017 the best Reviewer at Human Relations, 2015, 2014 (July) Emerald Citations of Excellence, and 2012 Faculty Research Excellence Award at CEIBS.
- 2004 Ph.D. in Organisational Behavior, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
- 1997 M.A in Organisational Behavior, Yonsei University
- 1995 B.A.in Business Administration, Yonsei University
- Employee Proactivity
- Person-Environment Fit
- Cross-cultural Psychology
- Organisational Behaviour
- Cross-cultural Management
- Effective Team Work
- Doing Business in China
2023-03-27 Aligning HR and CSR practices is a recipe for boosting employee performance
2023-03-20 Does feeling like your ‘true self’ at work improve your performance?
2022-09-29 Employee creativity can be a double-edged sword: How creativity affects employees’ ethical behaviour
2022-09-20 Peer mentoring complements great leaders and buffers weak leaders
2022-09-08 Authenticity vs self-enhancement? Is it better to promote or exaggerate yourself, or just be yourself in the workplace?
2022-04-27 Being proactive at work: How much is down to leadership?
2021-11-17 How does transformational leadership boost creativity?
2021-04-12 The Effects of Competitive Climates on Prosocial Identity and Performance
2020-05-22 Perceived Cognitive Diversity and Creativity: A Multi-level Study of Motivational Mechanisms and Boundary Conditions
2020-05-15 Does knowing people from all kinds of backgrounds boost workplace creativity?
2020-05-12 Is ‘Be Yourself’ Always the Best Advice?
2020-01-13 Employee Well‐being Attribution and Job Change Intentions
2019-10-29 Customer Service at Altitude: Effects of Empowering Leadership
2019-08-20 Change in Person-Job Fit and Its Impact on Employee Work Attitudes over Time
2019-08-12 Self-verification Striving and Employee Outcomes: The Effects of Emotional Labour of South Korean Employees
2018-10-30 How We Look at Pay: New Research from CEIBS
2018-08-27 Formula for Leadership: Credibility = Competence + Trustworthiness
2018-08-23 CSR Can Boost Employee Engagement, But…
2018-03-22 Let’s Get Real: The Significance of Office Friendships
2017-12-12 The Link between Corporate Governance & CSR
2017-04-18 Inspiring Innovation Takes more than Ping Pong & Perks
2017-03-27 The Importance of Trust in the Workplace
2017-03-13 The Best HR Practices to Attract Social Butterflies
2017-03-03 The Secret to Unleashing Team Creativity
2016-03-23 Happy Taking Charge