Ph.D., Business Administration (International Business and Strategic Management), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.B.A., (highest honor), Seoul National University
B.A., Linguistics, Seoul National University
Barriers to imitation, value appropriation, innovation strategies, political strategies, and social network analysis.
Bucheli, M. Salvaj, E. & Kim, M. Y. (in press). Better Together: How Multinationals Come Together with Business Groups in Times of Economic and Political Transitions. Global Strategy Journal.
Lampert, C. M., Kim, M. Y., Hubbard, T. Roy, R. & Leckie, G. (in press). Fearlessly Swimming Upstream to Risky Waters: The Role of Geographic Entry in Innovation . Journal of Management Studies. DOI:10.1111/joms.12347
Lampert, C. M., & Kim, M. Y. (in press). Going Far To Go Further: Offshoring, Exploration, and R&D Performance. Journal of Business Research. DOI:10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.01.007
Kim, M. Y. (2016). Geographic Scope, Isolating Mechanisms, and Value Appropriation. Strategic Management Journal, 37(4), 695-713. DOI:10.1002/smj.2356
Lee, J. K., & Kim, M. Y. (2016). Market-Driven Technological Innovation through Acquisitions: The Moderating Effect of Firm Size. Journal of Management, 42(7), 1934-1963. DOI:10.1177/0149206314535439
Bucheli, M. Salvaj, E. & Kim, M. (2015). Non-Market Strategies during Transitions: The case of Chile. In Proceedings of the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting Best Papers DOI:10.5465/ambpp.2015.150
Bucheli, M. & Kim, M. Y. (2015). Attacked from Both Sides: A Dynamic Model of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies for Protection of Their Property Rights. Global Strategy Journal, 5(1), 1-26. DOI:10.1002/gsj.1090
Kim, M. Y. (2013). Many Roads Lead to Rome: Implications of Geographic Scope as a Source of Isolating Mechanisms. Journal of International Business Studies, 44(9), 898-921. DOI:10.1057/jibs.2013.39
Bucheli, M. & Kim, M. Y. (2012). Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations: The Case of the Central America Banana Industry. Management International Review, 52(6), 847-877. DOI:10.1007/s11575-012-0141-4