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Johngseok Bae배종석

  • Management
  • Professor
  • Philosophy of Management, Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Room 420 in LG-POSCO bldg.
  • TEL : 02-3290-1922
  • Email : johngbae@korea.ac.kr
  • Fax : +82-3290-2563
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Education

  • Ph.D. in Human Rescource Management. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997)
  • M.A. in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994)
  • M.S. in Business Administration and Management, Korea University Business School (1988)
  • B.B.A., Korea University Business School (1986)
 

Career

  • 2008.3 - : Professor, Korea University Business School
  • 2003.3 - 2008.2: Associate Professor, Korea University Business School
  • 2002.9 - 2003.2: Assistant Professor, Korea University Business School
  • 2000.9 - 2002.8: Assistant Professor, Hanyang University
  • 1997.9 - 2000.8: Lecturer, Hanyang University 

 

  • 2020.5.1 - 2020.12.31: President, Korean Academy of Management
  • 2018.9.1 - 2020.8.30: Director, Institute for Business Research and Education, Korea University
  • 2017.5.15 - Present: Editorial Board Member of Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership (Emerald Publishing of England) 
  • 2017.3 - 2020.2: Chairman, Research Committee, Korea University Business School
  • 2014.5 - 2016.4.30: Editor-in-chief, Korean Journal of Management (Korean Academy of Management)
  • 2009.8 - 2010.11: Associate Dean, Korea University Business School
  • 2006.7 - 2007.2: Visiting Professor and Research Fellow of Fulbright,
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
  • 2005.12 - Present: Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Human Resource Management (Routledge Journal of the UK)
  • 2001.3 - Present: Editorial Board Member of Asia Pacific Business Review (Frank Cass Journal of England)
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Publications

PUBLICATIONS (International Journal):

Kim, K., Ok, C., Kang, S., Bae, J., & Kwon, K. (Forthcoming). High-performance work systems with internal and external contingencies: The moderating roles of organizational slack and industry instability. Human Resource Management.

 

Son, J., Park, O., Bae, J., & Ok, C. (2020). Double-edged effect of talent management on organizational performance: the moderating role of HRM investments. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 31(17), 2188-2216.

 

Park, O., Bae, J., Hong, W. (2019). High-Commitment HRM System, HR Capability, and Ambidextrous Technological Innovation. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(9): 1526-1548.

 

Shin, S. J., Jeong, I. S., & Bae, J. (2018). Do high-involvement HRM practices matter for worker creativity? A cross-level approach. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29(2): 260-285.

 

Rowley, C., Bae, J., Horak, S., & Bacouel-Jentjens, S. (2017). Distinctiveness of Human Resource Management in the Asia Pacific Region: Typologies and Levels. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 28(10): 1393-1408.

 

Bae, J., Kang, C., & Kim, Y. (2016). Human-to-Value Creation to Value-to-Human Creation: Toward a Philosophy of Human Resource Management. In D. L. Stone & J. H. Dulebohn (Eds.), Research in human resource management: Human resource management theory and research on new employment relationships. Vol. 1: 151-194.

 

Lawler, J.J., Chang, P., Hong, W., Chen, S., Wu, P., & Bae, J. (2013). Going abroad: HR policies, national IR systems, and union activity in foreign subsidiaries of U.S. multinationals. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 66(5): 1149-1171.

 

Tung, R., Paik, Y., & Bae, J. (2013). Korean Human Resource Management in the Global Context. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(5): 905-921.

 

Kim, Y., Bae, J., & Yu, G. (2013). Patterns and determinants of human resource management change in Korean venture firms after the financial crisis. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(5): 1006-1028.

 

Bae, J. (2012). Self-fulfilling processes at a global level: The evolution of HRM practices in Korea, 1987-2007. Management Learning, 43(5): 579–607.

 

Kim, H., Bae, J., & Bruton, G. (2012). Business groups and institutional upheaval in emerging economies: Corporate venturing in Korea. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 29(3): 729-752.

 

Bae, J., Chen, S., & Rowley, C. (2011). From a paternalistic model towards what?: HRM trends in Korea and Taiwan. Personnel Review, 40(6): 700-722.

 

Lawler, J., Chen, S., Wu, P., Bae, J., & Bai, B. (2011). High-performance work systems in foreign subsidiaries of American multinationals: An institutional model. Journal of International Business Studies, 42(2): 202-220.

 

Kwon, K., Bae, J., & Lawler, J. (2010). High commitment HR practices and top performers: Impacts on organizational commitment and turnover intention. Management International Review, 50(1): 57-80.

 

Chen, S., Lawler, J., & Bae, J. (2005). Convergence in human resource systems: A comparison of locally owned and MNC subsidiaries in Taiwan. Human Resource Management, 44(3): 237-256.

 

Bae, J., & Yu, G. (2005). HRM configurations in Korean venture firms: Resource availability, institutional force and strategic choice perspectives. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16(9): 1759-1782.

 

Kim, D., & Bae, J. (2005). Workplace innovation, employment relations and HRM: Two electronics companies in South Korea. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16(7): 1277-1302.

 

Rowley, C. & Bae, J. (2004). Big business in South Korea: The reconfiguration process. Asia Pacific Business Review, 10(3-4): 302-323.

 

Rowley, C. & Bae, J. (2004). Human resource management in South Korea after the Asian financial crisis: Emerging patterns from the labyrinth. International Studies of Management and Organization, 34(1): 52-82.

 

Bae, J. & Rowley, C. (2004). Macro and micro approaches in human resource development: Context and content in South Korea. Journal of World Business, 39(4): 349-361.

 

Bae, J. & Rowley, C. (2003). Changes and continuities in South Korean HRM. Asia Pacific Business Review, 9(4): 76-105.

 

Bae, J., Chen, S., Wan, T., Lawler, J., & Walumbwa, F. (2003). Human resource strategy and firm performance in Pacific Rim countries. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 14(8): 1308-1332.

 

Bartlett, K., Lawler, J., Bae, J., Chen, S., & Wan, T. (2002). Differences in international human resource development among indigenous firms and multinational affiliates in East and Southeast Asia. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 13(4): 383-405.

 

Rowley, C., & Bae, J. (2002). Globalization and transformation of human resource management in South Korea. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 13(3): 522-549.

 

Bae, J., & Rowley, C. (2001). The impact of globalization on HRM: The case of Korea. Journal of World Business, 36(4): 402-428.

 

Bae, J., & Lawler, J. (2000). Organizational and HRM strategies in Korea: Impact on firm performance in an emerging economy. Academy of Management Journal, 43(3): 502-517.

 

Kim, D., Bae, J., & Lee, C. (2000). Globalization and labour rights: The case of Korea. Asia Pacific Business Review, 6(3/4): 133-153.

 

Lawler, J., Chen, S., & Bae, J. (2000). Scale of operations, human resource systems, and firm performance in East and Southeast Asia. Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 8(1): 3-20.

 

Lawler, J., & Bae, J. (1998). Overt employment discrimination by multinational firms: Cultural and economic influences in a developing country. Industrial Relations, 37(2): 126-152.

 

Bae, J., Chen, S., & Lawler, J. (1998). Variations in human resource management in Asian countries: MNC home-country and host-country effects. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 9(4): 653-670.

 

Bae, J. (1997). Beyond seniority-based systems: A paradigm shift in Korean HRM? Asia Pacific Business Review, 3(4): 82-110.

 

Bae, J., Rowley, C., Kim, D.-H., & Lawler, J. (1997). Korean industrial relations at the crossroads: The recent labour troubles. Asia Pacific Business Review, 3(3): 148-160.

 

Guest Editorship

 

(1) Special Issue of Asia Pacific Business Review (1998, Vol.4, Nos.2/3) on Korean Businesses: Internal and External Industrialization.

 

Rowley, C., & Bae, J. (1998). Introduction - The Icarus paradox in Korean business and management. Asia Pacific Business Review, 4(2/3): 1-17.

Rowley, C., & Bae, J. (1998). Conclusion - Korean business and management: The end of the model? Asia Pacific Business Review, 4(2/3): 130-139.

 

(2) Special Issue of Asia Pacific Business Review (2001, Vol.7, No.4) on Managing Korean Business: Organization, Culture, Human Resources and Change.

 

Rowley, C., Bae, J., & Sohn, T. (2001). Introduction – Capabilities to Liabilities in Korean Management. Asia Pacific Business Review, 7(4): 1-21.

Bae, J., Rowley, C., & Sohn, T. (2001). Conclusion – Knowledge, Learning, and Change in Korean Management. Asia Pacific Business Review, 7(4): 182-200.

 

(3) Special Issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management (2015, Vol.24, No.5) on Korean Human Resource Management (Guest Editors: Tung, T, Paik, Y., Bae, J.).

 

Tung, R, Tung, R, Paik, Y., & Bae, J. (2013). Korean Human Resource Management in the Global Context. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(5): 905-921. (Introductory paper).

 

(4) Special Issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management (2017, Vol.28, No.10) on Human Resource Management in Asia: Distinctiveness of Asian Human Resource Management? (Guest Editors: Chris Rowley, Johngseok Bae, Sven Horak, & Sabine Bacouël-Jentjens).

 

Rowley, C., Bae, J., Horak, S., & Bacouel-Jentjens, S. (2017). Distinctiveness of Human Resource Management in the Asia Pacific Region: Typologies and Levels. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 28(10): 1393-1408. (Introductory paper).

 

 

PUBLICATIONS (Korean Journal):

Bae, J., & Kang, C. (2020). Axiological Foundations of the Management Field: In Search of Good Management. Korean Journal of Management, 28(2): 27-65.

 

Bae, J, & Kim, Y. (2019) Design Process for People Management Systems. Journal of Organization and Management, 43(3): 59-102.

 

Bae, J. (2016). Ontological foundations of the management field. Korean Journal of Management, 24(4): 165-201.

 

Bae, J. (2015). Editor’s Foreword: Awareness, knowing, and management. Korean Journal of Management, 23(4): 1-10.

 

Bae, J. (2015). Editor’s Foreword: Word, world, and management. Korean Journal of Management, 23(3): 1-6.

 

Bae, J. (2015). Editor’s Foreword: Truth, goodness, and beauty in management. Korean Journal of Management, 23(3): 1-6.

 

Bae, J., Yu, G., & Kwon, K. (2015). Groundwork for theory development on Korean-type human resource management (K-HRM). Korean Journal of Management, 23(1): 99-141.

 

Bae, J. (2013). Introduction: The phenomenon and interpretation of the new management paradigm. Korean Journal of Management, 21(3): 1-34.

 

Bae, J. (2013). Human ‘value creation’ and ‘human value’ creation: some topics on the philosophy of business. Korean Management Review, 42(2): 573-609.

 

Yoo, M., Kim, Y., & Bae, J. (2011). High-Commitment Human Resource Management and Performance in SMEs: The Role of Trust-in-Management and CEOʼs Entrepreneurship. Korean Journal of Management, 19(4): 1-54.

 

Bae, J., Kim, Y., & Lee, S. (2011). A Comparative Analysis of the“Market Advantage”View and the“Organization Advantage”View: The HRM Case of the IT Service Industry. Korean Journal of Management, 19(1): 79-147.

 

Kwon, K., Chung, D., & Bae, J. (2010). The determinants and consequences of high performance work systems. Quarterly Journal of Labor Policy, 19(4): 125-152.

 

Bae, J., & Park, O. (2010). Organizing ambidextrous HRM systems. Journal of Organization and Management, 34(2): 31-68.

 

Bae, J., Park, O., Hwang, I. (2010). Ambidextrous innovation strategy, high commitment human resource management system, and firm performance. Korean Journal of Industrial Relations, 20(1): 21-52.

 

Bae, J., Kim, M. S., Kim, Y., Bae, J., & Oh, H. (2009). Competing Paradigms and Research in Management: A Comparison of Liberalism and Communitarianism. Korean Journal of Management, 17(2): 17-93.

 

Kim, H., Bae, J., & Huh, M. G. (2009). Organizing mechanisms and technological innovation in diversified corporations: A perspective of knowledge-based theory of the firm. The Knowledge Management Society of Korea, 10(4): 93-114.

 

Kim, H., & Bae, J. (2007). Designing corporate venture programs in the emerging economy: The Korean experience. Journal of Strategic Management, 10(2): 115-133.

Bae, J. (2007). Between Universality and Particularity in the Management Studies. Journal of Business Studies (Kyeong Young Non Chong), 43: 263-289.

 

Bae, J., & Park, O. (2006). A case analysis on the effects of HRM on innovative performance. Journal of Organization and Management, 30(1): 177-209.

 

Bae, J., & Park, O. (2005). Strategic Human Resource Management and Organizational Innovative Performance: A Comparative Analysis of Exploratory Versus Exploitative Innovative Performance. Korean Journal of Management, 13(2): 147-186.

 

Kim, H., Bae, J., Choi, J., & Kim, M. (2004). The new venture unit at LG CNS: Organizing for corporate ventures. Journal of Strategic Management, 7(1): 91-112.

 

Bae, J., & Sa, J. (2003). The effects of human resource management systems on organizational performance. Korean Journal of Management, 11(2), 133-169

 

Bae, J. (2003). The adoption and establishment of global HRM system: The Korean firms in the UK. Korean Personnel Administration Journal, 27(1), 215-249.

 

Bae, J., Kim, J., & Lee, H. (2002). The transformation of industrial relations system in Korea. Journal of Business Research, 17(1), 29-64.

 

Bae, J. (2002). Research and practice of human resource and organization: A Christian view through the lens of Biblical norms. Christian Management Review, 1(1), 21-42.

 

Kim, H., & Bae, J. (2002). Creating competitive advantage through human resources: Strategic perspective through the option lens. Korean Journal of Management, 10(1), 235-273.

 

Bae, J. (2001). Human resource management and firm performance: A critical review and transfer issues. Korean Personnel Administration Journal, 25(3), 1-31.

 

Yu, G., & Bae, J. (2001). The determinants of human resource management strategy of venture firms. Korean Personnel Administration Journal, 25(3), 33-65.

 

Han, J., & Bae, J. (2001). The determinants of the level of management transparency in Korean venture firms. Korean Management Review, 30(4), 1291-1316.

 

Bae, J. (2001). Human resource management in MNCs: The Korean firms in Thailand. Management Education Review, 5(1), 87-122.

 

Bae, J. (2000). A study on the approach of Biblical management. Faith and Scholarship, 5(2), 49-74.

 

Bae, J. (2000). Changes in employment systems in Korea: Transformation or continuity? Management Research, 9, 21-51.

 

Bae, J. (1999). Competitive advantage and human resource management: Beyond strategic human resource management. Korean Journal of Management, 7(2), 1-45.

 

Bae, J. (1998). The determinants of union growth in nine OECD countries. Korean Journal of Industrial Relations, 8, 351-390.

 

Bae, J. (1997). The recurrence of the norms in business studies. Transnational Law and Business Studies, Fall 1997, 145-158.

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Books

  • Kim, D., & Bae, J. (2004). Employment Relations and HRM in South Korea. Ashgate Publishing Co. (ISBN 0 7546 13569)
  • Rowley, C., Sohn, T., & Bae, J. (Eds.). (2001). Managing Korean Business: Organization, Culture, Human Resources and Change. London & Portland, OR: Frank Cass. (ISBN 0-7146-5239-3).
  • Rowley, C., & Bae, J. (Eds.). (1998). Korean Businesses: Internal and External Industrialization. London & Portland, OR: Frank Cass.
 
Book Chapters
  • Bae, J., & Rowley, C. (2004). Changes and Continuities in South Korean HRM. In C. Rowley & J. Benson(Eds.), The Management of Human Resources in the Asia Pacific Region: Convergence Reconsidered(pp.76-105). Frank Cass.(* This chapter also appears in the Asia Pacific Business Review, 9(4), 76-105).
  • Rowley, C., & Bae, J. (2003). HRM in South Korea. In P.Budhwar(Ed.), Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific(pp.35-60). Routledge
  • Rowley, C. & Bae, J. (2003). Culture and management in South Korea. In M. Warner (Ed.), Culture and management in Asia (pp.187-209). London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon.
  • Kim, D., Bae, J., & Lee, C. (2000). Globalization and labour rights: The case of Korea. In C. Rowley & J. Benson(Eds.), Globalization and Labour in the Asia Pacific Region(pp.133-153). Frank Cass.(* This chapter also appears in the Asia Pacific Business Review, 6(3/4), 133-153).
  • Bae, J. (1998). Beyond seniority-based systems: A paradigm shift in Korean HRM. In C. Rowley(Ed.), Human resource management in the Asia Pacific Region: Convergence questioned(pp.82-110). London & Portland, OR: Frank Cass.(* This chapter also appears in the Asia Pacific Business Review, 3(4), 82-110).
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Research

Vision of the Lab

(1) Core Purpose 
  • We serve people, organizations, and society through excellent research, teaching, and service in the field of people and organization management

(2) Core Values: BAE-HRM
  • Believing in the power of knowledge and intellect
  • Acting with integrity
  • Excellence in all we do
  • Human development with humanity
  • Respect for others
  • Mutuality-based community
 
(3) Research Topics
  • Strategic Management of Human Resources
  • High Commitment HRM and Firm Performance
  • Political philosophy, theory of the firm, and HRM system
 
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