Assistant Professor |School of Business
Jae Yun Kim is an Assistant Professor of the School of Business at SUSTech. His work focuses on the relation between motivation, and organizational and social issues. He primarily examines how popular ideas about self-help and self-improvement (e.g., empowerment messages, advice to pursue one's passion, the belief in the power of the mind and thinking) shape perceptions of fairness, inequality, and legitimacy.
Ph.D.Duke University, Fuqua School of Business 2019
B.A.Psychology (Honors; Graduated with distinction), University of Wisconsin-Madison 2010
Awards and fellowships:
Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, Academy of Management Meeting(MOC Division) 2018
Kenan Institute for Ethics Graduate Fellowship, Duke University ($3,000) 2017 –2018
Outstanding Research Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology2017oFor research on women’s empowerment messages with Gráinne Fitzsimonsand Aaron Kay
Graduate Travel Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology($500) 2016
Doctoral Student Fellowship, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University 2013 –present
James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University ($20,000) 2013 –2017
UW Madison Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award 2010
UW Madison Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship($5,000) 2010
Honors Thesis:Culturally Contingent Roles of Visual Imagery in the Fundamental Attribution Error Advisor:Yuri Miyamoto
My research lies at the intersection of motivation, and organizational and social justice. Specifically, my primary research stream examines how popular ideas about self-improvement(e.g., empowerment messages)shape people’s understandings of organizational and social issues, including responsibility for inequality, poor worker treatment, and unfair career outcomes.
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Name of College: School of Business
Master’s and Doctorate Degree Programs
Business Intelligence and Big Data Management(affiliated to the Math Department’s Masters and Doctorate Programs)
The school currently has 11 faculty members in the department of Information Systems and Management Engineering (ISME) (Finance department has its own introduction)
1 Distinguished Professor honored by the Ministry of Education of China
1 National Distinguished Expert
3 Shenzhen Peacock Talents
1 National High-level Talents
10 Overseas Returned Professors
More than 30% of faculty are international faculty members with overseas citizenship.
100% have overseas PhD or overseas full-time working experience
9 Graduated from Top 50 Universities of the world (based on QS/Times ranking)
Founded in October 2018, the School of Business of the Southern University of Science and Technology is an elite business school with a strategic vision and a strong emphasis on innovation, open-mindedness, international impact, and interdisciplinary research. The School of Business offers master’s & doctoral programs “Business Intelligence and Big Data Management” as well as non-degree programs at the executive level.
All of the faculty members of the School of Business have international backgrounds with frontier business research. 9 out of 11 faculty members graduated from the top 50 universities of the world based on QS/Times ranking. In the past two years, faculty members have published more than 20 journal articles in top-tier business journals, including UTD journals, such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research, Journal of Management Information System, and JAIS.
The School of Business aims to cultivate interdisciplinary talents with technical and analytical skills to meet the demand of the digital economy and Internet industry in the Great Bay Area, especially in Shenzhen. The School of Business works closely with leading companies to provide plenty of opportunities for students to enhance practical skills. Besides, the School of Business collaborates with top international business schools such as HEC-Paris to envision students with global perspectives and study experience.