Adjunct Associate Professor
Yongsuk KIM
Information Systems
Adjunct Associate Professor
Yongsuk KIM

Academic Qualification

  • PhD 2011 University of Texas at Austin, Information Systems
  • Master of Information 2005 University of Michigan, Human Computer Interaction
  • B.Sc. 2001 Yonsei University, Electronic Engineering

Academic And Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Dept of ISOM, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Seoul, S. Korea, 2018-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Dept of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, 2011 - 2018
  • Business Analyst, IBM Business Consulting Services. Korea, 2002-2003

Selected Publications

Journal Publications
  • Kim, Y., Jarvenpaa S. L., and Gu, B., “External Bridging and Internal Bonding: Unlocking the Generative Resources of Member Time and Attention Spent in Online Communities,” MIS Quarterly, 42, 1, 2018, 265-283
  • Cheshin, A., Kim, Y., Bos, N.D., Nan, N., and Olson, J.S., "Emergence of Differing Electronic Communication Norms within Partially Distributed Teams," J. of Personnel Psychology, 12, 1, 2013, 7-21
Book Chapters
  • Jarvenpaa, S., and Kim, Y., "Restructuring Global Organization: Retrieval of Knowledge Across Team Boundaries," Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries, Oxford University Press Book Chapter (2017)
  • Kim, Y., Jarvenpaa, S., and Majchrzak, A.,  "Adhoc Inter-Organizational Collaboration: Safeguards for Balancing Sharing and Protection of Knowledge," Knowledge Management: An Evolutionary View of the Field. Advances in Management Information Systems (AMIS) 2008 Book Chapter
Working Papers
  • “Bridging Boundaries in an Organization: Enterprise Social Media, Perceived Proximity, and Cross-Boundary Tie Formation” (with Kane. G.)
  • “From online friends to crowdfunding project backers: A relational view of crowdfunding” (with Zhang, Z.)
  • "Leadership Effects on Participation in Organizational Online Communities" (with Jarvenpaa, S. and Gu, B.)
  • “When More is Less: Understanding How to Leverage Expertise Diversity Manifested in organizational online communities"
  • “The Transfer and Absorption of Know-Why in a Fast-Moving and Globally Distributed Manufacturing Environment” (with Jarvenpaa, S.)
Conference Proceedings / Presentations
  • Kim, Y., and Zhang, Z. "Mobilizing Online Social Capital: The Relational View of Crowdfunding," International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), Seoul, S. Korea, December 2017 
  • Kim, Y., and Kane. G., “Cross-Boundary Tie Formation in Enterprise Social Media (ESM),” the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, CA, August 2016
  • Kim, Y., and Kane. G., “Online Tie Formation in Enterprise Social Media,” International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, TX, December 2015
  • Kim, Y., Jarvenpaa, S., and Gu, B., "Firm-Bounded Online Communities: Collaboration and Competition," the Nineteenth Annual Organization Science Winter Conference (OSWCXIX), Steamboat Springs, Colorado, February 2013
  • Kim, Y., Jarvenpaa, S., and Gu, B., "Membership Overlap and Inter-Community Collaboration," International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), Orlando, Florida, December 2012
Teaching Cases
  • Jaisingh, J., Kim, Y., Yan, X., and Huang, M., “Open Innovation at Huawei,” Thompson Center for Business Case Studies (HKUST), 2016, UST 0516-056

Research Grants

  • UGC Research Infrastructure Grant, 2016/17 (HKD 42,824) [Project period: 01/01/2016 – 12/31/2017]
  • RGC Early Career Scheme 2013/14 (HKD 695,000) [Project period: 01/01/2014 – 12/31/2016]
  • UGC Research Infrastructure Grant, 2012/13 (HKD 50,000)
  • Direct Allocation Grant, HKUST, 2011/12 (HKD 100,000)

Academic Service Activities

  • Review Coordinator Chair, ICIS 2017
  • Program Co-chair, Post-ICIS KrAIS Workshop 2015
  • Associate Editor, ICIS, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Associate Editor, APJIS 2012 – present
  • Co-track Chair, PACIS 2013
  • Associate Editor, AoM-OCIS 2013
  • Executive Committee Member, KrAIS (2011-present)
  • Ad-hoc reviewer of Management Science (MS), Organization Science (OS), MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of Strategic Information Systems  (JSIS), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), Information Systems Management (ISM), Scandinavian Journal of Management (SJM), Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), and Academy of Management Conference (AOM-OCIS Division)

Funded Projects

  • IT-enabled knowledge sharing and coordination
  • Knowledge management
  • Virtual communities
  • Social media used in organizations (enterprise 2.0)
  • Open innovation

Honors And Awards

  • Dean’s Recognition of Excellent Teaching Performance, HKUST Business School, 2011-present
  • Best Workshop Paper Award, LG-CNS KrAIS Pre-ICIS Workshop, 2014
  • University Common Core Course Excellent Award Winner, HKUST, 2013
  • The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, HKUST Business School, Winner, 2013
  • The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, HKUST Business School, Finalist, 2012
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems (JSIS) Reviewers of the Year Award 2009