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    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.


Faculty Profiles


Kim, Tae Yeol

Professor of Management,
Philips Chair in Management,
Department Chair (Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management), CEIBS 

Dr. Tae Yeol Kim earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior 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 worked in Management Department, City University of Hong Kong from 2004 to 2010.

His current research mainly focuses on creativity, leadership, 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, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, and Journal of Business Venturing. For free download of his articles, please visit https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tae-yeol_Kim

Prof. Kim serves as an Associate Editor for Human Relations, and editorial board at Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Management and Organization Review. Prof. Kim has won many research awards, such as 2019 Top downloaded article 2017-2018, WILEY, 2018 Selected as one of The Best MIT Sloan Management Review Articles of 2018, CEIBS Medal for Research Excellence (2017), Reviewer of the Year, Human Relations (2017), Emerald Citations of Excellence (2015, 2016), One of the World’s Most Cited Chinese Researchers, Elsevier (2019-2015), One of the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Behavioral Science Journals (2014), Research Excellence Award at CEIBS in 2012, Faculty Research Awards at City University of Hong Kong in 2007, and etc.


  •  2004 Ph.D. in Organisational Behaviour, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  •  1997 M.A in Organisational Behaviour, Yonsei University
  •  1995 B.A.in Business Administration, Yonsei University
  •  Organisational Justice
  •  Cross-cultural Psychology
  •  Creativity
  •  Leadership
  •  Employee Proactivity
  •  Person-Environment Fit
  •  Organisational Behaviour
  •  Cross-cultural Management
  •  Leadership
  •  Employee management in China