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School of Labor & Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sooyeol Kim

PhD Candidate

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249 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, IL 61820

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois August 2015 – current
(expected) Human Resources/Industrial Relations Advisor: Dr. YoungAh Park

Ph.D. Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas August 2013 – May 2015
(transferred) Industrial & Organizational Psychology Advisor: Dr. YoungAh Park

M.A. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia May 2013
Industrial & Organizational Psychology Advisor: Dr. Jose M. Cortina

B.A. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan August 2011
Psychology
Concentration: Industrial & Organizational Psychology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Work stress and recovery process from stress (micro-break activities)
• Technology use to cope with work stress (smartphone usage)
• Invisible stigmatized identity (religion, occupation) and interpersonal mistreatment (customer incivility, sexual harassment) at work

HONORS AND AWARDS

Outstanding Practical Implications for Management Award in the OB Division, Academy of Management, August 2015

Research Travel Award in Arts and Science for $1,000, Kansas State University, May 2014

PUBLICATIONS

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Niu, Q. (2016). Micro-break activities in the workplace to recover from daily work demands. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Advanced online publication. doi:
10.1002/job.2109

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Headrick, L. (2015). Employees’ micro-break activities and job performance: An examination of telemarketing employees. Academy of Management Proceedings, pp. 1-6.

Anderson, A.J., Ahmad, A.S., Lindsey, A.P., King, E.B, Feyre, R., Ragone, S. & Kim, S. (in press). The effectiveness of three training strategies to reduce the influence of bias in evaluations of female leaders. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Lyons, B., Wessel, J., Ghumman, S. Ryan, A. M., & Kim, S. (2014). Applying models of identity management across cultures: Christianity in the United States and South Korea. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35, 678-704. doi: 10.1002/job.1917

Media coverage by: The Globe and Mail, The Washington Times, Science Daily, The Vancouver Sun, Pacific Standard Magazine, Phys.org, Psychcentral.com, Business News Daily, British Psychological Society, Business Standard, OregonLive.com, Deccan Herald, Fast Company, bigthink.com, The Sean Leslie Show (radio), News 1130 Vancouver (television), Medical Daily, Hindustain Times, workingmother.com

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Chaired Sessions
Kim, S., Park, Y., & Headrick, L. (2015). Employees’ micro-break activities and job performance: An examination of telemarketing employees. Paper to be presented at the 75th Annual Academy of Management (AOM) conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scholarly Papers
Kim, S., & Niu, Q. (2016). Dynamic goal-setting and task performance: A computational model. Paper to be presented at the 31th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Kim, S., & Niu, Q. (2016). Development of new procrastination scale. Paper to be presented at the 31th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference,Anaheim, CA.

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Niu, Q. (2015). Micro-break activities at work to recover from daily work demands. Paper to be presented at the 30th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Park, Y., Sliter, M. T., & Kim, S. (2015). Perceived control over customer incivility among customer service employees. In D. D. Walker, M. T. Sliter, & D. D. van Jaarsveld (Co-chairs). New developments in workplace incivility research. 2015 Symposium to be presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Kim, S., & Niu, Q. (2014). Smartphone: It can do more than you think. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Honolulu, HI.

  • Media coverage by: ABC News, CBS News, SIOP official website, Huffingtonpost, Businessnewdaily

Gilrane, V.L., Anderson, A.J., Ahmad, A.S., King, E.B., Kim, S., & Park, J. (2013). Perceptions of and behaviors toward Arab and Asian leaders. In D. Avery (Chair), Is race still relevant? Assessing its continuing significance in organizations. Symposium presented at the 28th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Houston, TX.

Anderson, A.J., Ahmad, A.S., Lindsey, A.P., King, E.B., Ragone, S., Feyre, R., & Kim, S. (2013). The effectiveness of training strategies to reduce bas in evaluations of female leaders. In W. Shen & A. Carter-Sowell (Chairs), Understanding and promoting inclusion in the workplace. Symposium presented at the 28th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Houston, TX.

Kim, S., Ghumman, S., & Park, J. (2012). Perceived stigma of non-drinkers in South Korean culture. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, San Diego, CA

Ghumman, S., Kim, S., & Park, J. (2012). Misperceptions at work: Failure to drink, failure to launch. Paper presented at the 72th Annual Academy of Management (AOM) conference, Boston, MA

Kim, S., Lyons, B., Ryan, AM., Wessel, J., & Ghumman, S. (2011). Extending models of invisible management: Religion in the workplace. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Chicago, IL.