Hyuk Kim

Hyuk Kim



Roush Hall 453

Associate Professor
Department of Business, Accounting, & Economics

Hyuk Kim earned a B.A. from Seoul National University (Korean Language & Literature) in 1993, an M.S. from Seton Hall University (International Business) in 2003, an M.S. from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (Global Management & Strategy) in 2005, and a Ph.D. in Global Management & Strategy from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2010. Dr. Kim received the “Student Excellence Award” as a representative of graduate students in the School of Business at Seton Hall University, and was also awarded the membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. In addition, Dr. Kim has pursued a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA, concentration in Management) at Golden Gate University. Before joining Otterbein University in 2014, Dr. Kim has taught both undergraduate and MBA students at Martin University in Indiana, Lourdes University in Ohio, and Frostburg State University in Maryland as an Assistant Professor of Business/Management. Dr. Kim was selected for the “2011-2012 MBA Professor of the Year” and was also nominated for the “2011-2012 Faculty Excellence Award” at Lourdes University. His teaching and research interested focus on investigating the various aspects of the interface between the economic/business interests and the social, political dynamics of surrounding society , linking the public sector entities and the private sector companies in the strategic management terms. Dr. Kim attaches a great importance to an interdisciplinary approach both to research and to teaching since a number of issues and challenges that stem out of the process of globalization cut across the disciplinary boundaries. Dr. Kim has published in journals and conference proceedings including Management & Marketing, Business and Society Review, International Journal of Business and Society, and several proceedings for the Annual Meetings of the Academy of International Business.


  • Ph.D., Global Management & Strategy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2010
  • Doctor of Business Administration, Golden Gate University
  • MS, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2005
  • MS, Seton Hall University, 2003
  • BA, Seoul National University, 1993

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

  • International strategy
  • Institution-based view of strategy
  • Emerging market
  • Global social entrepreneurship
  • Business and society


  • Management & Marketing
  • Business & Society Review
  • International Journal of Business & Society
  • South West Review of International Business Research
  • International Association for Business & Society

Affiliations & Awards

  • MBA Professor of the Year, 2012
  • Faculty Excellence Award, 2012