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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, Expected May 2019
Human Resources/Industrial Relations, Advisor: Dr. YoungAh Park

Ph.D., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 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

  • The costs of negative work experiences (e.g., customer incivility, sexual harassment, political interactions)
  • Various types of recovery experiences in both work (e.g., micro-break activities, personal smartphone usage) and personal domain
  • The role of resources (e.g., leadership, social support) in work stress and recovery process

PUBLICATIONS

Park, Y. & Kim, S. (in press). Customer mistreatment harms nightly sleep and next-morning recovery: Job control and recovery self-efficacy as cross-level moderators. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Headrick, L. (in press). Daily micro-breaks and job performance: General work engagement as a cross-level moderator. Journal of Applied Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/apl0000308

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Niu, Q. (2017). Micro-break activities in the workplace to recover from daily work demands. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38: 28-44. doi: 10.1002/job.2109

Park, Y. & Kim, S. (2017). Daily customer mistreatment and recovery damages: Resources as stress-buffers. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. 2017:1 10460. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.154

Kim, S., Park, Y., & Headrick, L. (2015). Employees’ micro-break activities and job performance: An examination of telemarketing employees. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2015:1 13943. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.169

Anderson, A.J., Ahmad, A.S., Lindsey, A.P., King, E.B, Feyre, R., Ragone, S. & Kim, S. (2015). The effectiveness of three training strategies to reduce the influence of bias in evaluations of female leaders. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45: 522-539. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12317

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

CHAIR OR ORGANIZER IN CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Kim, S. (Chair). Exploring the predictors of micro-breaks and the role of the quality of micro-breaks. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Academy of Management (AOM) conference, Chicago, IL.

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

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Kim, S., & Park, Y. A daily investigation of smartphone use and affective well-being
at work. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Academy of Management (AOM) conference, Atlanta, GA.

Park, Y. & Kim, S. Daily customer mistreatment and recovery damages: Resources as stress-buffers. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Academy of Management (AOM) conference, Atlanta, GA.

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

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

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

Park, Y., Sliter, M. T., & Kim, S. 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. Paper presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

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

  • Media coverage by: ABC News, CBS News, CBS News, SIOP official website, Huffingtonpost, Businessnewdaily, NPR.com, and Science Daily

Gilrane, V.L., Anderson, A.J., Ahmad, A.S., King, E.B., Kim, S., & Park, J. 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 2013 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. 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 2013 Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference, Houston, TX.

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

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

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

HONORS AND AWARDS

Tim Judge Fellowship Award for $6,000, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2017
Outstanding Practical Implications for Management Award in the OB Division, Academy of Management, August 2015