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Research Interests

Strategic management, Corporate-level strategy, Entrepreneurial innovation, Strategic human capital, Resource based view (RBV), Sports data science


Dr. Jongsoo "Jays" Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Information System (MMIS) at the School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University. He holds an M.S in Policy Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D in Strategic Management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. He also earned dual B.A degrees in Management and Chinese Literature/Language from Korea University.

Dr. Kim's research interests include corporate-level strategy, strategic human capital, innovation, and sport-data science. His research has been published in top-tier journals in strategic management, such as the Strategic Management Journal and Research Policy. His research has also been featured in major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and Business Times.

Dr. Kim's research has been recognized with several awards from major management conferences, such as the Academy of Management Distinguished Student Paper Winner and Strategic Management Society Best PhD Paper Finalist. He has also received the Early Career Research Excellence Award from the Hong Kong Baptist University Business School. Additionally, several of his research projects have been selected for funding by the Hong Kong University Grants Committee (UGC) through both the Early Career Scheme (ECS) and General Research Fund (GRF), with a total amount of HKD 900,000.

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 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Strategic Management, Purdue University


Award Date: 12 May 2018

Master, Policy Economics, University of Illinois


Award Date: 10 May 2013

Master, International Business/Strategy, Korea University


Award Date: 24 Feb 2011

Bachelor, Management, Korea University


Award Date: 24 Feb 2009


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