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

Yun-Kyoung "Gail" Kim

PhD Candidate

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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

Journal Publications

Chen, Y., Kim, Y. K., Liu, Z., Wang, G., & Zhao, G. (2018). Can HPWS and Unions Work Together to Reduce Employee Turnover Intention in Foreign MNCs in China?. Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, 24, 213–242.

Academic Conference Papers & Presentations

Kim, Y.K., Cardador, T., & Yang, B. No Longer ‘One of the Boys’: Identity Incompatibility and Female Engineers’ Risk of Attrition. Paper presented at the 78th Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. August 2018

Chen, Y., Kim, Y.K., Liu, Z., & Wang, G. Predictors of Employee Attitudes toward Strikes in Multinational Corporations in China: A Multilevel Relation Model. Paper presented at the 78th Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. August 2018

Kim, Y.K., The Gender Gap in Leadership: How Does Gender Identity Influence Women’s Decisions to Assume Leadership Roles?. Paper presented at the 18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association World Congress, Seoul, South Korea. July, 2018

Kim, Y.K.., Kramer, A., & Pak, S. Job Insecurity and Sleep Quality: The Role of Spillover, Gender, and Family. Paper presented at the 18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association World Congress, Seoul, South Korea. July, 2018

Kim, Y.K., Kramer, A., & Pak, S. The Effect of Job Insecurity on Sleep and the Role of Spillover, Family, and Gender: A Perseverative Cognition Model. Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network, Washington D.C. June, 2018

Pak, S., Kramer, A., & Kim, Y.K.. A Longitudinal Study of Working Hours, Family Demands and Resources, Health, and Salary Growth. Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network, Washington D.C. June, 2018

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

Chen, Y. & Kim, Y.K. 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.K. Predictors of Individual Propensity to Strike in Multinational Corporations in China: A Multilevel Model. Best poster presented at the 68th Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN. May 2016

Chen, Y. & Kim, Y.K. 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

Conference Activities

Presenter Symposium Organizer, “Still Difficult to Stand Up as Women Leaders: When Especially and What Can Organizations Do about It?” at the 79th Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA. August 2019

Discussant, “Flexible Work Arrangements for a Sustainable Society” at International Labour and Employment Relations Association World Congress, Seoul, South Korea. July, 2018

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Meeting. February 2019

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. 2018

Awards

Research Grant. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Summer 2019

Dissertation Research Grant. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Summer 2019

Teachers Ranked as Excellent. LER 593 Quantitative Methods in Labor & Employment Relations. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2016

University Fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2015

Department Fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2015

Merit Scholarship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 – 2014

Research/Academic Experience

Research Assistant, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2013–Spring 2016, Fall 2017–Present

Teaching Assistant, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2016–Spring 2017

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