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Nahyun Kim

Discipline

Sustainability

Supervisor(s)

  • Oana Branzei
  • Shane Wang

 

Nahyun is a PhD candidate in Sustainability at the Ivey Business School. She researches corporate communications on social and environmental issues, with special emphasis on vocabularies and grammatical structures in public firms’ corporate sustainability reporting. Her dissertation is titled as “Three essays on corporate sustainability language” and uses topic modeling and fsQCA to inductively explain how firms learn to speak about the future language and construct the future in their CSR reporting after the crisis.

Education

  • PhD Dissertation “Three essays on corporate sustainability language
  • Sc. in Business Administration, Korea University, 2014
  • B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature; B.B.A. in Business Administration, Korea University, 2011

Research Interests

  • Corporate sustainability and social responsibility
  • Non-market strategy
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Vocabularies and Vocabulary structure

Publications

  • Tima Bansal, Jury Gualandris, & Nahyun Kim. 2020. “Theorizing supply chains with qualitative Big Data and topic modeling” Journal of Supply Chain Management, 56(2): 7-18.
  • Nahyun Kim, Jon J. Moon, & Haitao Yin. 2016. “Environmental pressure and the performance of foreign firms in an emerging economy” Journal of Business Ethics, 137(3): 475-490.

Awards and Honours

  • George E. Connell Graduate Scholarship, Ivey Business School, 2020
  • ONE-Best Reviewer Award, AOM Annual Conference, 2020
  • ONE-Kedge Unorthodox Paper Award, AOM Annual Conference, 2017
  • Al Mikalachki PhD Research Fund, Ivey Business School, 2017
  • Brock Scholarship, Ivey Business School, 2015-2019
  • IM-Willamette Univ. Best paper in International Ethics, Finalist, AOM Annual Conference, 2013
  • Anam Full Scholarship, Korea University, 2006-2010

Conferences

  • “How the future got its meaning: A mid-range theory of language-based CSR”
    • Academy of Management Annual Conference, Virtual, 2020
    • Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2019
    • Ivey Sustainability Research Conference, London, Canada, 2018
  • “Do foreign firms help make local firms greener? Evidence of environmental spillover”
    • Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2018
  • “The road less taken? How firms reallocate CSR in the aftermath of equivocal disruptions”
    • Academy of Management Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2017
      • ONE division Kedge Unorthodox Paper Award, Winner
      • Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings
    • Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Houston, TX, 2017
  • “Environmental pressure and the performance of foreign firms in an emerging economy”
    • Annual Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference, Ithaca, NY, 2014
    • Academy of Management Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 2013
      • IM division Willamette University Best paper in International Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Finalist
    • Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013
    • Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Guangzhou, China, 2012

PhD

(anticipated completion 2021)

Ivey Business School

Nahyun Kim

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