Kim, Jihye


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Jihye Kim joined University of Dundee School of Business in September 2020. She received her BA from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Republic of Korea), MBA from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Republic of Korea), Mphil and PhD from the University of Manchester (UK). Her PhD thesis investigated the drivers of successful collaborations between Business and Civil Society Organisations by applying PLS-SEM using SmartPLS 3 software. During her PhD, she undertook various assistant teaching roles within Alliance Manchester Business School such as leading seminars in Global Contexts in International Business and Case Studies in Management.


Research interest: Corporate social responsibility, Cross-sector partnership, Sustainable development goals, Social value creation, International business, International human resource management. 

Jihye Kim's work has been published in Management International Review(MIR) and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research (IJEBR).

In March 2022 she was awarded a research grant from Anglia Ruskin University in UK for the project 'The role of industry 5.0 technologies in social innovation and employee wellbeing'. Award value: £7500 

In July 2021 she was awarded a research grant from NSBM Green University Town in Sri Lanka for the project 'Industry 4.0 technologies in social enterprises: Adoption and role on achieving social and environmental goals'. Award value: £3000

In October 2021 she was awarded a University of Dundee School of Social Sciences Strategic Development Impact Funding grant for the project 'Using Social Media Data in Innovation Research: Prospects and Challenges'. Award value: £3500 (with Dr Nicolas Li)

Conference presentation

-Academy of International Business (AIB), Miami, Florida, USA, July, 4, 2022.

-82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Seattle, Washington, USA, August, 3, 2022.  

-International Conference on Business Innovation 2021 (ICOBI 2021), NSBM Green University, November 26, 2021.

PhD Supervision - Masoud Al Haider (Second supervisor), Examining talent management practices in multinational and local companies: The case of Saudi Arabia’s private sector.


She is currently teaching the following modules at the University of Dundee:

  • PhD, Qualitative methods (BU52052), module leader
  • TPG, Managing the multinational enterprises (BU52046), module leader 
  • Level 4, Managing teams and individuals in a multicultural world (BU42009), module leader
  • Level 3, Business in society: responsibility, diversity and geopolitics (BU31008) 

In September 2021 she received UDSB Teaching Awards (2020/21)- criteria for the award for embedding research and/or scholarship in teaching.

In September 2022 she received UDSB Teaching Awards (2021/22) – criteria for the award for embedding PRME in teaching.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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