Hak-Yoon has two primary areas of research interest: negative workplace events and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). She is interested in studying envy-eliciting situations and uncivil treatment and their effects on employee behaviors and performance. She is also interested in ways to help employees ameliorate and transform such negative workplace experiences and emotions in positive ways, particularly in cross-cultural contexts. Additionally, she is interested in motives for and types of organizational citizenship behaviors. Her research has implications for leaders in organizations as they influence the effective management of negative workplace events which can ultimately determine organizational outcomes.
She previously worked as a human resources consultant at Hay Group with a focus on leadership transformation and development. She received a BA in Psychology and Communication from University of Washington, Seattle and an MA in Organizational and Social Psychology from London School of Economics and Political Science.
MS, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2012
BA, University of Washington, 2007
Interests and Courses
Emotion and affect at work
Organizational Citizenship Behavior
Mindfulness at work
Recent Courses and SyllabiCourse evaluation ratings (login required)
- Kim, H. (Presenter & Author), Bergeron, D. (Author Only) Academy of Management, "Envy, Social Undermining, and Citizenship Behavior in the Workplace", Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA. (2016).
- Kim, H. (Presenter & Author), Choi, E. (Author Only), , . Academy of Management, "Envy and Mindfulness", Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada. (2015).
- Thompson, P. S. (Author Only), Kim, H. (Author Only), Oliver, A. N. (Presenter & Author) American Psychological Association, "Organizational politics as a mediator for perceived organizational support & organizational justice", American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. (2015).
- Kim, H. (Presenter & Author) Midwest Academy of Management, "Envy in the workplace", Midwest Academy of Management, Minneapolis, MN. (2014).