Faculty & Research
Faculty & Research
Kim, Tae Yeol
Professor of Management,
Philips Chair in Management,
Department Chair (Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management), CEIBS
Dr. Tae Yeol Kim is Philips Chair in Management and Department Chair in Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at CEIBS. He was an associate professor in Management Department, City University of Hong Kong. He also once taught Organizational Behavior Course at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC.
Dr. 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 is serving as an Associate Editor of Human Relations, a Financial Times-listed journal, and Editorial Review Board of Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Management and Organization Review.
Dr. Kim has been an International Affiliate of The Society for Industrial and Organizational 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, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, MIT: Sloan Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 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
- Organizational Behavior
- Cross-cultural Management
- Effective Team Work
- Doing Business in China
2020-05-12 Is ‘Be Yourself’ Always the Best Advice?
2018-10-30 How We Look at Pay: New Research from CEIBS
2018-08-23 CSR Can Boost Employee Engagement, But…
2017-12-12 The Link between Corporate Governance & CSR
2017-03-27 The Importance of Trust in the Workplace
2017-03-03 The Secret to Unleashing Team Creativity
2016-03-23 Happy Taking Charge