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Kang Jingoo
Associate Professor
Nanyang Business School

Prof. Kang holds a PhD/MSc in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and MBA/BBA from Yonsei University and currently serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS).

Research Statement

My research projects focus on organizational learning and evolution as well as managerial decision making and managerial labor market.

Research One-liner

I try to understand what makes firms and individuals do well in different contexts.


Jingoo Kang and Sang-Joon Kim. (2020). Performance implications of incremental transition and discontinuous jump between exploration and exploitation. Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming.

Jingoo Kang and Andy YH Kim. (2017). The relationship between CEO media appearance and compensation. Organization Science, .

Jingoo Kang, Ribuga Kang and Sang-Joon Kim. (2017). An empirical examination of vacillation theory. Strategic Management Journal, .

Jingoo Kang. (2016). Market evaluation versus legacy conservation: What factors determine retiring CEOs’ decisions about long-term investment?. Strategic Management Journal, .

Jingoo Kang. (2013). The relationship between corporate diversification and corporate social performance. Strategic Management Journal, .

Advice to young researchers

Be positive.

Other affiliation(s)

Expert Areas
Corporate social responsibility, Managerial labor market, organization learning

Research Interests

Research Category
Accounting, Business & Management
Research Sub-category
Business and Management
NISTH Assigned Topic Groupings
Circular economy & waste reduction, Responsible banking
Affiliated Sustainable Development Goals
GOAL 5: GENDER EQUALITY – Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
GOAL 17: PARTNERSHIPS – Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
Last Updated
16 Apr 2020
Last Updated
13 Sep 2020