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

Yun-Kyoung Kim

PhD Candidate

13 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820

Education

MBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
BA, Business Administration, Korea University, 2008

Research Interests

Gender Differences in Work & Family Experience
Career Advancement of Women
Employees’ Well-being
Diversity & Discrimination in the Workplace
International Human Resource Management

Academic Conference Presentations

Kim, Y. How Can Perceived Job Insecurity Affect Workers’ Sleep Quality? Paper presented at the 77th Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, Atlanta, GA. August 2017. 

Chen, Y. & Kim, Y. Can HPWS and Unions Work Together to Reduce Employees’ Turnover Intention in Foreign MNCs in China? Paper presented at the 69th Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Conference, Anaheim, CA. June 2017.

Chen, Y. & Kim, Y. Predictors of individual propensity to strike in multinational corporations in china: A multi-level model. Best poster presented at the 68th Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN. May 2016

Chen, Y. & Kim, Y. The Antecedents of Propensity to Strike in MNCs-based in China: A Relational Perspective. Paper presented at the Global Transformation of Work Conference, New Brunswick, NJ. March 2016

Awards 

LER 593 Quantitative Methods in Labor & Employment Relations. Fall 2016. Teachers Ranked as Excellent.

Research/Academic Experience

Teaching Assistant to Dr. Dan Newman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2016
Research Assistant to Dr. Amit Kramer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
Research Assistant to Dr. Ying Chen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Research with Dr. Brad Harris, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2014
Research with Dr. Amit Kramer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2013

Professional Experience

Freelancer, Eland China, Shanghai, China, 2012
Consultant, Aon Hewitt, Seoul, South Korea, 2008-2010
Research Assistant, Bank of Korea, Seoul, South Korea, 2006-2007