Curriculum Vitae

Jeonghwan (Jerry) Choi

PhD, MBA, Master of Engineering

E-mail: j.jerry.choi@gmail.com • Zoom Contact: https://zoom.us/j/6367944506

Tel.: (312) 380-1040 (USA)  •  +86 133-3697-1900 (China) 

(As of April 2021)

 

EDUCATION

2007 ~ 2014 PhD, Human Resource Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL USA (degree awarded on Aug. 12, 2014).

Dissertation: The Effects of Autonomous Work Environment and Positive Psychological Capital on Self-directed Employee Behavior. 

[Accessible in http://hdl.handle.net/2142/50613 ] 

2005 MBA, International Management & HRM, HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany.

Thesis: Analysis of Effective Job Recruiting Tools for Chemical Engineers within Dow chemical Europe.

2004 MBA, Business Strategy & Finance, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Seoul, Korea.

1996 ~ 1998 Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Smart Materials & Systems Control, Inha Graduate School of Engineering, Incheon, Korea. 

Thesis: A Semi-Active Suspension Using ER Fluids for a Commercial Vehicle Seat.

1990 ~ 1996 Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, Korea.

Thesis: Vibration control of a flexible single-link manipulator with Piezo-film actuator.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2016 ~ now Assistant Professor, Kean University, Wenzhou, China.

Excellent Course Teaching Performance - Overall teaching evaluations are over 110% than peer average according to SIR II of ETS and CAMUS Labs assessment 

2015 ~ 2016 Full-time Lecturer, Kean University, Wenzhou, China.

  • Human Resource Management (MGS 3030)
  • Principles of Management (MGS 2030)
  • Organizational Behavior (MGS 3032)
  • Business Statistics and Application (MGS2150)

2015 Adjunct Professor. College of Business, Ramapo College of New Jersey. 

  • Strategic Management (BADM 495, Spring 2015)

2014 ~ 2015 Adjunct Professor. Kean University, Union, New Jersey, USA.

  • Organizational Behavior (MGS 3032, Summer 2015)
  • Human Resource Management (MGS 3030, Spring 2015)

2012 ~ 2013 Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:

  • Technology and Human Resource Development (Spring 2013)
  • Principles of Human Resource Development (Fall 2012, Online-class)
  • International Human Resource Development (Fall 2012)
  • Advanced Theories and Practice of Human Resource Development (Fall 2012)
  • Social Entrepreneurship (Spring 2012)
  • Teaching Interests

Human resource management and development  (HRM/HRD)

Organizational behavior & development (OB/OD)

Strategic management

Innovation management & Entrepreneurship

Business statistics and quantitative analysis 

Entrepreneurship & Social entrepreneurship

International management

Leadership 

Operations Management

Product development & Quality Management

 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENT

2018 ~ now Program Coordinator (Department Head) of the Department of Management, Global Business, and Marketing (MGM) at Kean University (Wenzhou, China)

Managing Department  

  • Coordinating student affairs including recruiting, retention, probation, career development, and academic progress of Management; Marketing; Entrepreneurship; MIS; Global Business majors.
  • Coordinating faculty affairs including acquiring, staffing, developing, retaining, and exiting. 
  • Facilitating faculty affairs including hiring the best faculty talent, evaluating, promoting, and developing professional career for faculty members 
  • Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling, and Implementing  University and College policies, programs, initiatives, strategic interventions, movements, and events. 

 

Leading University, College, and Departmental Programs and Initiatives

  • 2021. Mar. 02 ~ current : IRB (Institutional Review Board) Committee Coordinator of Wenzhou-Kean University and Chair in the College of Business. Leading the establishment and operation of the  IRB Processes in the college of business. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/451
  • 2021. Mar. 02 ~ current : Leading the QIFA (启发, 계발, Development) initiative of WKU.  Organize, lead, and facililtiate, operate the initiative of QIFA(启发, 계발, Development) to sharing knowledge and insights from WKU Faculty and researchers to answer students or community's questions. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/527  
  • 2021. Mar. 02 ~ Mar .15 : Facilitating the First-Rate Course Teaching Award.  Organized, Led, and Facilitated the “Application of the First-Rate Course of Zhejiang Province Teaching Award. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/528 
  • 2021. Mar. 02 ~ current : Launching “Global MBA Program”.  Planed, Organized, and Led the development of WKU Global MBA Program.https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/530
  • 2020. June, 04 ~ Current: Developing “Undergraduate Business Analytics (BA) Program in Kean University (Wenzhou).  Hired Dr. Chad Chae and proposed ‘strategic action plans - 10 million dollar project for Business Analytics Program.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/497
  • 2020. May 07 ~ Current: Leading OER (Open Education Resource) Initiative (WKU CBPM Management & Marketing Department.  Aligning with school’s strategic decision of applying ‘Open Eduction Resource’, more than 69% of Management courses adopted free e-books.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/search/OER 
  • 2020. June 30 ~ 2020. Oct .06:  Developed Faculty Returning Protocol and Class Protocol in Pandemic. Also, guided 55 international faculty members to campus under COVID-19 situation. More than 35 international faculty members returned to campus under the guidance. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/503 
  • 2020. Feb.  04 ~ Aug. 31: Coordinated Online Course Development Initiative in Pandemic and delivery not only for Management department but also all WKU College of Business. Managed 25 faculty members and 4 college staffs to develop 20 online courses and more than 40 sections in order to address the COVID19 (corona virus) issue - Non face to face classes during the epidemic, https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/488
  • 2019 ~ current: International Social Entrepreneurship Research Colloquium (KUSA - WKU). Established the international research colloquium to boost social entrepreneurship research (Oct. 02, 2019), https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/483
  • 2019 ~ current: Research Colloquium for Management, Marketing, and Global Business department. Organized and operating the research Colloquium to boost faculty scholarship. 
  • 2019 ~ current: Project Based Business Learning Initiative: Recruited 22 local businesses to conduct project based learning classroom for business education. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/473 
  • 2018 ~ 2019 : Established Entrepreneurial Talent Development (ETD) center (currently, Business Research & Innovation Center - BRIC). https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/465?category=611871
  • 2015 ~ current: Coordinating the International Kean Business Plan Competition. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/454?category=796178

 

2019 ~ now Director, Center for Social Enterprise & Charity, Wenzhou, China. Organizing, Facilitating, and Directing the Center for Social Enterprise & Charity to enhance the research and practice of social entrepreneurship and impacting investing. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/475

  • Oct. 30, 2020: Presented the “Dynamics of Morality and Positivity in Creating Social Entrepreneurial Intention”, ISER Colloquium at Kean University, Sponsored by Center for Social Enterprise and Charity, China Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Forum, Oct. 30, 2020. Wenzhou-Kean University, GEH B-101, 7PM ~ 9PM, Wenzhou, China.  Presentation Video: https://youtu.be/UYZBwJDGg0U
  • Oct. 09, 2020: Donated 5,000 RMB for Wenzhou Youth Development Fund (WKU Foundation). 
  • Sept. 29, 2020:  Donated 10 hours (equivalent to 1,000 RMB) for WKU Campus Social Enterprise (Small Tree Team).  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/512 
  • June 28, 2020:  Presented the “Management Paradigm Change Under the Covid-19 Crisis”, The 1st Impact Investing Conference in Wenzhou (Virtual conference). Presentation Video: https://youtu.be/HirAzDzMuMM 
  • Established the International Social Entrepreneurship Research Colloquium (KUSA-WKU), Oct. 01, 2019 :  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/483 
  • Donating 2,500 RMB to Partner IAC (Institute of Academic Center) for Management/Marketing Day Event for Social Good (Sept. 23, 2019).

2019 ~ now Director, International Social Entrepreneurship Research Colloquium (Kean CBPM Union-Wenzhou). Organizing, Facilitating, and Directing the Research Colloquium for Social Entrepreneurship Research at the College of Business and Public Management. 

Six researchers from Kean Union and Wenzhou are working on research project of ‘Integrative Approach to Social Entrepreneurial Intention Creation”.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/483  

 

2019 ~ now Director, WKU CBPM Social Media Lab (SML) Established and manages the Social Media Lab (SML) since Oct. 2020 aiming to make WKU CBPM faculty, staff, and students ‘archive, disseminate, and resonate’ the CBPM knowledge and activities (opening in Sept. 2019). https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/476

As of April 2021:  Uploaded more than 50 videos contents at WKU CBPM Social Media Youtube Channel.  https://rb.gy/tmt526 

2020 ~ now Director, WKU CBPM Virtual Conference Room. Established and manages the Virtual Conference Room (VCR) to since Nov. 2020 to create formal or informal learning contents at the space. The virtual conference room at WKU CBPM takes the role of 'hub' of learning/teaching/creating new knowledge without borders. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/476

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCES

 

2018 ~ now Business Advisor, OHT (OneHRT) Group, Wenzhou, China.   Providing professional and academic business consulting services and advises for the Wenzhou Based Chinese Workforce Management Company,. http://www.oht.group/,

Consulting Projects for OHT

2011 ~ 2013 Social Entrepreneur (Co-founder & Executive Director), UC Smiles, Urbana, IL. Established the nonprofit local currency social enterprise organization. More than $120,000 exchanged with local currency and 75 local businesses enrolled in Urbana-Champaign community in IL (As of Nov. 2014).  

The News-Gazette (Oct. 09, 2012): https://www.news-gazette.com/news/currency-for-local-merchants-unveiled/article_47d66607-e5ef-5b07-ab21-6e5ce6862b77.html 

2009 ~ 2013 Master Coach, Sundo  Meditation UIUC Branch, Urbana, IL. Operated the Sundo meditation branch at UIUC and coached faculties and students to have skills of self-management and stress management. More than 15 participants were promoted into the next level of practice. 

2006 ~ 2007 Leadership Training Coach, Sundo CEO Training Center, Seoul, Korea. Coached CEOs to have leadership skills, stress management capabilities, and physical, mental, spiritual vitality. 

2006 Senior Business Strategy Consultant, EON Group, Seoul, Korea. Conducted business strategy consulting projects for high-tech companies (SK Telecom, Woongjin, Melon) to explore and practice new businesses. SK Telecom and Melon launched several new digital contents to reduce seasonal revenue fluctuations according to our strategic suggestions. The companies increased 6% ($420,000) of annual revenue growth.  

2005 Business Strategy Consultant, Dow Chemical, Schkopau, Germany. Conducted a strategic HR consulting project of optimizing recruiting channels to get the best talented chemical engineers in Europe. Dow Chemical Europe started investing in building professional and personal networks at target colleges and universities after the project.  

2005 Business Strategy Consultant, Vita 34, Leipzig, Germany. Conducted a business analysis for a new product line - Blood storage. Vita 34 halted expansion plans by taking a strategic suggestion (Risk of growth with unprepared internal competences - capabilities of organization and personnels). 

1999–2004 Engineer and Product Development Project Manager, BOSCH, Buyong, Korea. Developed and managed Anti-Lock Brake System business in Asia. Launched ABS 5.3, ABS 5.3CR, ABS 8 models for Asian market. Produced and supplied more than 2,500,000 million products/year for Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, and US automotive manufacturers.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

 

Professional Research Experience

2020 ~ now Registered Researcher, Wenzhou-Kean University Intellectual Research Environment (WIRE). Disseminating world-class research outcomes one the WIRE platform as a leading scholar. https://wire.wku.edu.cn/cris/rp/rp00373

2019 ~ now Organizer, Research Colloquium for Management, Marketing, and Global Business department. Organized and operating the research Colloquium to boost faculty scholarship. 

2014~2015 Research Fellow, Business Department, MontClaire State University, NJ. Conducted a quantitative data analysis for Sports Stadium Atmospheric effects on customer behaviors with Prof. Yam Limbu. 

2012 ~ 2013 Research Assistant, HRD, College of Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Conducted a study of Asian leadership with Prof. Jessica Li. 

2010 ~ 2011 Research Assistant, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership (AEL), College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Investigated the trend of entrepreneurship education in the US Higher education.

2009 Research Assistant, Center of Advanced Material for Purification of Water with Systems (WaterCAMPWS). Developed an online community of practice, Urbana, IL, USA. 

2008 ~ 2009 Program Evaluator, Special Program Office, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Evaluated special programs for underserved student population in college of engineering, Urbana, IL, USA. 

 

Research Grant & Fellowship

2021 Ouhai, Wenzhou Government Fund for Cultural Innovation (under review), 20,000 RMB ($2,806) for Cultural Innovation Project. 

 

2019 Center for Social Enterprise & Charity Fund, Annual 20,000 RBM ($2,806) . Fund for establishing and operating the research institute

2017 SpF (Student Partnering Faculty). Fund for ‘Diffusion of Legal Software Use in Campus’ action research at Kean University Wenzhou, China, (20,000 RMB - $ 2,752)

2012 Focal Point Initiative Grant for UC Smiles Project, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ($10,000). 

2011 Public Engagement Grant for Local Community Economy Development Project, Office of Public Engagement, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign ($15,000). http://www.news-gazette.com/news/business/2012-10-09/currency-local-merchants-unveiled.html

2011 Synergy Fellowship, Department of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ($12,000). 

2007 National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Symposium Grant, NSF and Association for Educational and Communication Technology (AECT) Research and Theory Division ($700).

 

Research Community Service  

  • WKU Coordinator, International Social Entrepreneurship Research Colloquium (KUSA-WKU, since 2019), https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/483
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets (IJBEM, since 2018)
  • Review Board Member, International Journal of Business and Applied Science  (IJBAS, since 2015)
  • Member of Teaching Society of Management Educators (OBTS: Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society since 2016)
  • Member of Business And Applied Science Academy of North America (BAASANA) 2015
  • Member of Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD): Journal Reviewer of HRD International (since 2014)
  • Member of Academy of Management (HR, OB, International Management division): Journal Reviewer of Organizational Behavior Division (since 2013)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Doctoral Dissertation 

The Effects of Autonomous Work Environment and Positive Psychological Capital on Self-directed Employee Behavior: Evidence from South Korea.  (Ph.D. Degree awarded  by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,  Aug. 2014). http://hdl.handle.net/2142/50613

 

Books

Choi, J.  (2009). Kyogam-Sharing Sense: Leadership Principles for Leading 4th Wave. Happy Story, Seoul, Korea.  ISBN : 978-89-93225-16-7,  https://bit.ly/2WYbNR3

 

Book Chapters

Choi, J.  (2005). Change everything except for your wife and children: Samsung Leadership. Perspectives on Leadership: Observations of an international group of MBA students. HHL–Leipzig Graduate School of Management.

 

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) 

Choi, J.  & Yoo S. (2018). Concise of Human Resource Development: Overview of HRD History, Definition, Philosophy, Theory & Practice, and Future Challenges.  Youtube Channel (Total 10 sections, 8 hours, Korean language), https://youtu.be/mw-eFLpJWjQ 

Journal Publication in Progress

Lee J., Chae, C., Kim., S., Choi, J., Lee S., (2020). Exploring the Desirable Leadership Under the COVID-19 Crisis, and Its Impacts on Employee Resilience. Sustainability (Aug. 2020), under review. [SSCI, Impact Factor 2.798]

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2021). An Integrative Approach to Social Entrepreneurial Intention: The Effects of Environmental and Personal Factors

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2021). Gender Differences in Impacts of Morality and Positivity on Social Entrepreneurial Intention

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2021). Integrative Approach to Gender Difference in Developing Social Entrepreneurial Intention

Choi, J. (2021). Gender Difference in Licensed Software Acceptance: Evidence from China. Journal of Management Education(A+), International Journal of Educational Management, Management in Education or Journal of Management Education, or British Journal of Educational Technology)

Choi, J. (2021). Moderated-mediating Effects of Personality and Positive Psychological Capital in the Relationship between Work Environment and Employee Self-directed Behavior. 

Choi, J. (2021). The Dark Side of Agile Management: Correlating Agility, Stress, Positivity, and Project Performance. 

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

[under review]

Kim Kihwan, Choi, J. Antonio, J; Laws, J; Kim, J (2020) Beyond Leader-Member Exchange (LMX): The Development of a New Typology Model of Leader-Follower Relationships. Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies (Manuscript JLOS-A-20-548. submitted on Nov. 15, 2020, under review). [SSCI, Impact Factor 2.25]

 

[published]

 

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2021). The Effects of Morality and Positivity on Social Entrepreneurial Intention. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship (Manuscript RJSE-2020-0179, submitted in Dec. 13, 2020; major revision submitted Mar. 23, 2021)   [ESCI, Impact Factor 1.61]

Choi, J. (2020). The Mediating Effect of Positive Psychological Capital between Autonomous Work Environment and Self-directed Behavior: Evidence from South Korea. Human Resource Development International, 23(1), pp. 46-65 , https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1632094, [ESCI, Impact Factor 1.87]

Choi, J. (2019). Let’s Agree to Disagree: The Impact of Perceptual Gap of Work Environment on Self-directed Employee Behavior. International Journal of Conflict Management, Vol.30, No.4. (Published on June 13, 2019, https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJCMA-02-2019-0037, DOI: 10.1108/IJCMA-02-2019-0037), special edition - Conflict Management in Engineering. [SSCI, Impact Factor 1.35] 

Choi, J., An, R., Zhao, J., Mao, X., & He, L. (2018). Developing software piracy free organization: A case of an American business school in China. International Journal of Business & Applied Science, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 15-37, http://ijbas.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Vol7No2_Paper-2_Choi-et-al._Developing-Software-Piracy-Free-Organization-in-China.pdf (Published, Oct. 15, 2018). 

Li, J, Wu, F, Bell, A, Choi, J, Mehdiabadi A. H.  (2018). Talent Management Development in Asia: A Multiple-Case Study, European Journal of Training and Development, Vol. 42 Issue: 7/8, pp.499-516, https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-04-2018-0035 [Impact Factor 1.36], (July 29, 2018)

Yam B. LimbuC. JayachandranChristopher McKinleyJeonghwan Choi, (2018) "Exploring how structural and cognitive social capital influence preventive health behavior: Evidence from a Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) population", Health Education, Vol. 118 Issue: 5, pp.370-385,   [SSCI, Impact Factor 1.00], Feb. 22, 2018

Jensen R. Limbu, Y.,& Choi, J. (2017). How does the stadium atmosphere at a college football game affect behavioural intentions across gender lines? The mediating role of spectator satisfaction. International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, v.9 (2), pp. 41-58 (Feb. 24, 2017) DOI. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2650323&redirectFrom=true 

Choi, J. (2015). A multilevel approach to self-directed employee behavior: evidence from South Korea. Journal of Business and Economics, 11(2015), JBE20150424-2, DOI: 10.15341/jbe(2155-7950)/11.06.2015/002

Choi, J. (2014). Learning from Experiences of Project Successes and Failures in the Workplace. International Journal of Business & Applied Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014. PA, USA. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.32010.41924

Choi, J., Jeong, S., & Kehoe, C. (2012). Women in entrepreneurship education in US higher education. Journal of Business Diversity, 12(2), 11-26. 

Choi S. B., Choi J., Lee Y. S. & Han M. S. (2003). Vibration control of an ER seat suspension for a commercial vehicle. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 125, No. 1, 60–68. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, NY, USA (SCI, Impact Factor 1.466)

Choi S.B, Choi J., Nam M.H., Cheong C. C. & Lee H. G. (1998). A semi-active suspension using ER fluids for a commercial vehicle seat. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 9, No. 8, 601–606. SAGE Journals (SCI, 2.172).

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

 

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2020). The Effects of Morality and Positivity on Social Entrepreneurial Intention. Academy of Management 2021 (Submitted in Jan. 03, 2021, Submission ID: 10855, Under review). 

 

Kim Kihwan, Choi, J. Antonio, J; Laws, J; Kim, J (2020) Beyond Leader-Member Exchange (LMX): The Development of a New Typology Model of Leader-Follower Relationships. Academy of Management 2021 (Submitted in Jan. 01, 2021, Submission ID: 10791, Under review). 

 

Kim, Kihwan, Park, Meungguk, Choi, Jeonghwan., Jeong, Bokgyo, Lee, Sookyoung (2021). Meta-Analysis on the Antecedents of Social Entrepreneurial Intention in Developing Countries. Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 50th Annual Conference 2021 (Submission ID: 100, Strategy and Organizational Behavior Track, Accepted, Feb. 15, 2021,: https://nedsi.decisionsciences.org/conference , March 26-27, 2021, Virtual Conference, Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas.   Program Book (p. 41) : https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ibxr=0#sent/QgrcJHsbdJmgPXsbBDgWQQGDlDSRdTZhkzQ

 

Choi J. (2018). Developing Piracy Software Free Organization: A Case of American Business School in China, The 17th International Asian Conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development, Nov. 08 ~ 10, 2018. The Sukosol, Thailand.

Choi, J, Long Y., Yu, J. (2018). Gender Difference in Technology Acceptance: Evidence from China, The 15th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED). June 08-10, UIBE, Beijing, China

Choi, J, An R., Zhao J., Mao, X., He L., (2017). Diffusion of Legal Software Use on Campus (Poster & Presentation), Kean Research Day Conference, Union / NJ, USA & Wenzhou / China. April 29, 2017.

Jensen R., Limbu, Y., & Choi, J. (2016). Canada for the Women’s World Cup? An Examination of How A Special Event Can Increase Sports Tourism?, Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) conference at the the Newman Conference of the City University of New York, Aug. 17-19, 2016.

Li, J. Hedayni, A, Choi, J. Wu, F. (2015). Talent Management: An Increasingly Noticeable Human Capital Strategy in Asia, 14th International Conference of the Asia Chapter of Academy of Human Resource Development, Macau, China, Nov.05-07, 2015

Jensen R., Limbu, Y., & Choi, J. (2015). The Influence of Sports Stadium Atmosphere on Behavioral Intention: The Mediating Role of Spectator Satisfaction. Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) conference at the City University of New York, Aug. 12-14, 2015.

Choi, J. (2014). A multilevel approach to self-directed employee behavior: Evidence from South Korea. International Conference of Academy of Human Resource at Saint Louis, Feb. 2014. 

Choi, J. (2014). How to get employees work by themselves?. Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) conference at Ramapo College of New Jersey, June 19-21.   

Choi, J., Jeong S. & Kehoe, C. (2012). Women in entrepreneurship education in US colleges and universities. Academy of Management Conference, Boston, MA.

Choi, J., Jeong S. & Kehoe, C. (2012). Women in entrepreneurship education in U.S. higher education. USASBE 2012 Conference, April 12~14, New Orleans, LA. 

Choi, J. (2011).  Seasoning decision styles of engineers at workplace. UKC 2011, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, Park City, Utah. 

Park, U.Y, Han, S. H. & Choi, J. (2011). Behind the virtual anonymous curtain: Contents analysis of career transition of Korean engineers. Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Chicago, IL. 

Choi, J. (2010). Changes of entrepreneurship education in U.S. colleges and universities. Oct. 13, College of Education Graduate Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  

Choi J., Marszalek J., Lee J. & Linnemeyer S. (2009). Evaluation of support programs for underserved populations in engineering. August 18,  American Society of Engineering Education, Austin, TX.

Huang, W.D., Yoo, S.J. & Choi, J. (2008). Correlating college students' learning styles and how they use Web 2.0 applications for learning in C. Bonk et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008, 2752-2759. Chesapeake, VA. 

Huang, W.D., Huang, W.R., Nakazawa, K., Choi, J. & Yoo, S. (2008). Design a better entrepreneurial learning: correlating entrepreneurial tendency and learning style.  The 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.

Choi, J.,  Yoo, S. & Huang, W.D. (2008). Learning style and entrepreneurial tendency: Analysis of entrepreneurial tendency with learning style for non-business students. International Research Conference of Academy of Human Resource Development, Panama City, FL. 

Choi, S. B., Choi J. (1998). A semi-active suspension using ER fluids for a commercial vehicle seat. 4th European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Proceedings, 217–224. Harrogate, U.K.

Choi J., Choi, S. B. (1997). A semi-active suspension using ER fluids for a commercial vehicle seat, National Conference of KSNVE, Proceedings, Vol. 430, 394–399. Gyong-Ju, Korea. 

Choi J. (1995). Vibration control of a flexible single-link manipulator with Piezo-film actuator. Human Tech Conference of SAMSUNG, Seoul, Korea.

 

Non-Peer-Reviewed Conference 

 

Choi, J., Kim, K, Jeong, B., Majerison, R., Lee, S., Vaccaro, V. (2020). Dynamics of Morality and Positivity in Creating Social Entrepreneurial Intention (ISER Colloquium at Kean University, Sponsored by Center for Social Enterprise and Charity), China Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Forum, Oct. 30, 2020. Wenzhou-Kean University, GEH B-101, 7PM ~ 9PM, Wenzhou, China.  Presentation Video: https://youtu.be/UYZBwJDGg0U 

Choi J. (2020). Management Paradigm Change Under the COVID-19 Crisis, The first Impact Investment International Forum, June 28, 2020. Wenzhou, China [Virtual Conference], https://youtu.be/HirAzDzMuMM .

 

SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Aligning with organizational mission, vision, value, and strategic goals, Dr. Choi proactively organizes, leads, and engages in multiple committees, research centers, initiatives, events, and others. 

Please refer to: https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/518  

 

Committee Services for College 

  • 2018 ~ now: Faculty Search Committee Chair at Management, Marketing, and GBUS department.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/484
  • 2019-20: Reviewed more than 50 applicants, Job-talks with 10 candidates, Offered 8 jobs, On-duty 4:   
  • 2015 ~ now, Coordinator of The International Kean Business Plan Competition.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/454
  • 2020, acted as a Judge of the Kean BPC (Dec. 04, 2020); mentored more than 15 teams and Three Wenzhou-Kean teams won prizes at the competition. 2020 virtual Kean BPC Conference video:  https://youtu.be/PJFllBBKWuM 
  • 2019, mentored more than 25 teams and Three Wenzhou-Kean teams won prizes at the competition
  • 2018, mentored more than 45 teams and Three Wenzhou-Kean teams won prizes at the competition
  • 2017, mentored more than 30 teams and Three Wenzhou-Kean teams won prizes at the competition
  • 2016, mentored more than 10 teams and Two Wenzhou-Kean teams won prizes at the competition (Please see a news article:  http://www.wku.edu.cn/view.jsp?id0=z0hp3nz8go&id1=z0hp3nzuxp&id=z0ioeuatzh)
  • 2016 ~ now,  IRB Committee Chair in College of Business (Wenzhou campus), IRB Processes at CBPB, WKU.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/451 
  • 2016 ~ now,  Committee member of Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative in Wenzhou campus (e.g. WKU CBPM Operational Improvement Initiative. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/513 )
  • 2016 ~ now,  Committee member of Student Research  (e.g. Research Day Event Organizer and Evaluator). 

 

Research Center 

 

Event Management   

  • 2018 ~ now: Commencement Marshal of College of Business

 

Initiatives  

Completed in 2019: http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/456 

Continue: https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/513 

School Activity Participations  

12.21 ~ 12.25, 2020    Contents Creator, 2020 WKU Faculty Retreat Program, Dr Choi recorded, archived, and created Faculty Retreat contents.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/523  

10.18, 2020 Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

Session: “How to Guide Graduate Schools?”https://youtu.be/LWORkFZWEZo 

06.08, 2019 Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

Session: “How to Guide Graduate Schools?” https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/445

05.08, 2019 Translator, Translated Prof. Dr. Incheol Kim’s special lecture of Retro Modernism, “Open”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzEVhlonb9o

05.01, 2018 Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

Session: “How to Apply IRB in Kean University” http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/451  

04. 2018 ~ 08.2020  Director of Project Management Certificate Program Initiative, Responding to the demand of project management education in China, I organised a PM certificate education initiative team with Dr. Marjerison and Dr. Sarmann to open two courses. The PM certificate program gradually open to public for MBA and professional education. 

03.18, 2018 Presenter, Introducing College of Business and Public Management at the Open House day. http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/455 

11.27, 2017 ~ IRB Coordinator, Workshop of “IRB Application Process at Management & Marketing, College of Business, Kean University (Wenzhou), http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/451  

11.04, 2017 Organizer, Workshop of “Career Development in 21st Century”, http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/449

10. 18, 2017 Organizer, Workshop of “Guiding to Graduate Schools”  http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/445 

10.04, 2017 Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

 

Academic Advising, and Mentoring Experience 

2020 ~ 2021 Academic Advisor, 

              • Advising 64 undergraduate students (including 3 exchange students)

2019 ~ 2020 Academic Advisor, 

  • Advising 136 undergraduate students (including 8 exchange students)

2018 ~ 2019 Academic Advisor, 

  • Advising 112 undergraduate students (including 15 exchange students)

2017 ~ 2018 Academic Advisor, 

  • Advising 75 undergraduate students (including 15 exchange students) 
  • Advising three Student Organizations (Workshop Team: Guiding to Graduate Schools, Enactus: Student Entrepreneurship Club, Online Game Club: Student Research Club on Online Game Business) 
  • Advising 112 undergraduate students (including 15 exchange students) 

2017 Organizer, Workshop of “Guiding to Graduate Schools” (http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/445). Hosted the workshop to help students applying graduate schools. 110 students participated in the workshop. Eight students volunteered for the workshop to learn ‘how to organise and manage a project”. Oct. 18, 2017. 

2016 ~ 2017 Academic Advisor, 

  • Advising 112 undergraduate students (including 15 exchange students)
  • Advising Student Research Team: “Diffusion of Legal Software in a Global Campus”
  • Advising three Student Organizations (Workshop Team: Guiding to Graduate Schools, Enactus: Student Entrepreneurship Club, Online Game Club: Student Research Club on Online Game Business) 
  • 2015– 2016 Act as a “Shark” at Shark Tank Campus Entrepreneurship Compentition. Give regular and informal coaching for student entrepreneurs in Kean University.

2012–2013 Organizer of an academic community of inquiry (CoI). organised ed and led a community of inquiry for socialization study. Twelve Ph.D. students of Human Resource Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2012–2013 Mentor.  Lectured the ‘Concise of HRD’ and mentored for ethnic minority students. Seven Korean Ph.D. and master students of Human Resource Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2012 Advisory Board Member. Advised conducting cultural studies. Eleven Korean Culture Center leaders at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2012 Coach at Social Enterprise Project. Advised and coached students to conduct social entrepreneurship projects. Twenty Social Entrepreneurship and environmental psychology class students.

2008 Assistant Leadership Program Coordinator, Illinois Leadership Certificate Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Lectured “How to marketize oneself at job market by using personal homepage and social media”.

2007–2013 Director of KSEA. Advised and mentored global career development. Korean Science and Engineering major students at University of Illinois.

 

Invited Talks & Conference Participation

 

07. 02, 2020 “Wenzhou Kean University Media Center (Alisa) interviewed with Dr. Jeonghwan (Jerry) Choi to Listen his "Management Paradigm Change Under Covid-19 Crisis" at 2020 Impact Investing International Forum @ Wenzhou.   https://youtu.be/wnEgMY61nJw 

06. 08, 2020 & 06.15, 2020 

“How to get people to work by themselves?”, The High-Rank and Mid-Level Government Officer Development Program, Iksan, S. Korea (“어떻게 하면 직원 스스로 알아서 일하게 할 수 있을까?  고위공직자 리더십 개발 및 중간관리자 과정, 지방자치 인재개발원, 익산)

06.12, 2020 “Human Resource Development in Post COVID-19”, Korean Industrial Workforce Development Conference, Web-conferencing (한국 산업교육학회 춘계 학술대회), https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/501

05. 14. 2020 “How to get people to work by themselves?”, The 17th Leadership Development Program for Top-tier Policy Makers in Local Government (지방자치 인재개발원, 지방혁신과 분권을 선도하는 창의적 고위리더 양성, 고위정책과정), Seoul Digital University, Seoul, South Korea. Junho Lee; mospalij@korea.krhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMD0SHazE5o

07. 19. 2019 “Sensemaking in Artificial Intelligence Era”, International Conference on Smart Cities, Seoul, Korea.  https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/479 

11.04. 2017 “Career Development in 21st Century”, Kean University (Wenzhou), Career Development Centre, Wenzhou, China.  Guiding to Career Development for the Millennial:  http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/449

07.21.2017 “Self-directed Behavior in the Industry 4.0 Era: How to Get People to Work By Themselves?”,  International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Constructed Infrastructure, Seoul, Korea 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKzGOOwi-pY 

04.03.2014 “A Reflective Practice for Deep Learning in Business and Management: Tea Ceremony,” Ramapo College of New Jersey (http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/search/%ED%96%89%EB%8B%A4).

05.04.2013 "How to develop Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math talents?" at Korean Scientists and Engineering Association Central Illinois Chapter. 

04.24.2010 "Representation of Korea as a Korean-American," Building e-Community of Koreans Abroad (BeKA), Korean Culture Center, Illinois. 

09.03.2009 "Utilizing professional social networking for STEM career success," at Korean Scientists and Engineering Association Central Illinois Chapter.

05.02.2009 "Leadership Development for Korean-American Students," Korean Culture Center, Illinois. 

09.06.2012 "The effects of local currency system on environment," Dr. Ming’s class of Environmental Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

09.30.2009 "Understanding Korean Students" at International Student and Scholar Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

09.08.2008 "Sell Yourself," Illinois Leadership Center.

01.08.2008 "Leadership Development Program for Scientists and Engineers at Institute of Genomic Biology Lab," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

02.09.2006 "Strategic Innovation," IDC, Pyong-taek, S. Korea.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Award and Honors 

 

2020 Excellent Award in Research and Creativity. 2019-20 Academic Year Annual Awards, Wenzhou-Kean University (5,000 RMB = USD 750) , Sept. 07, 2020.  

2019 Award of The Best Service - Establishing and launching Business Research & Innovation Center; Social Media Lab at College of Business & Public Management, Kean University (Wenzhou), Nov. 08, 2019.  

2019 Faculty Commencement Marshal, Chosen and Served as the 2019 Commencement Head Marshal, Kean University (Wenzhou), June 02, 2019.  

2017 Most Cute Professor (a.k.a. Excellent Teaching Award), Wenzhou Kean University Student Government, The 4th Hall of Fame Ceremony, May 05, 2017 at Wenzhou Kean University. 

2014 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, Organizational Behavior Division (Chair, Dr. Mary Unl-Bien), AOM Conference 2014 at Philadelphia.

2014 Best Paper Award, “How to get employees work by themselves?” at Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) conference at Ramapo College of New Jersey, June 19-21.

2013 Dissertation Travel Award for an international study, Graduate College of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

2012 William Chandler Bagley Scholar, Distinguished intellectual and meeting the educational challenges of the future, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2012 Fabac-Tomlinson Award, Outstanding graduate student in EPOL, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

2012 Hardie Conference Award, Bureau of Educational Research Endowment and Charles Dunn Hardie.

2008 Best Paper Award, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2008 Hardie Conference Award, Bureau of Educational Research Endowment and Charles Dunn Hardie.

2007 Most Valuable Thesis Award, Koukdundo Federation, Seoul, Korea. Thesis: Tao of Innovation.

2005 Highest Practical Value Award, European Human Resource Paper Competition, Interpool-personal.de, Berlin, Germany. Thesis: Analysis of Effective Job Recruiting Tools for Chemical Engineers within Dow Chemical Europe.

Media Coverage 

TV

Wenzhou TV, April 01, 2020, “Online Classes Ongoing: A Good Example of Wenzhou-Kean University”,  https://youtu.be/DaiRJd8MEUo

 

ABC News Channel 15, WCID, Sept. 10, 2012, “Local Currency To Boost Local Economy” by Marine Gilsovic. http://www.wicd15.com/news/topstories/stories/wicd_vid_5504.shtml 

 

Newspaper

WKU University News, Oct. 05, 2020, “WKU Supports “Good Ideas for Public Goods”.  Dr. Jerry Choi organized the event of 10 hours donations for a campus social enterprise. https://wku.edu.cn/en/2020/10/05/50959/ 

WKU University News, July 09, 2020, “Interview with Dr. Jerry Choi: Management Paradigm Change Under the COVID-19 Crisis” by WKU Media Center, https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/ab_NI-oFLSkaMfKBSZOBrQ 

IMPACT: More than 110 media published the article in China, The article is exposed to more than 55214 times for readers. 

WKU University News, Feb. 05, 2020, “Global Linkage, Thousands of Miles to Help-In the face of the epidemic, the WKU people do their best to contribute” by Chenyan Zhou.  http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/2020/02/05/45864/

WKU University News, May 20, 2016, “Two WKU teams won top prizes at 2016 Kean Business Plan Competition”. http://www.wku.edu.cn/view.jsp?id0=z0hp3nz8go&id1=z0hp3nzuxp&id=z0ioeuatzh 

The News-Gazette, Oct. 09, 2012, “Currency for Local Merchants Unveiled” by Don Dodson. http://www.news-gazette.com/news/business/entrepreneurs/2012-10-09/currency-local-merchants-unveiled.html

Korean Daily (Joong-Ang Ilbo, Chicago), Oct. 09, 2012, “Protecting Local Community Economy with UIUC Style: Korean Graduate Students lead Urbana-Champaign Local Currency” by Joohyun Kim. http://www.koreadaily.com/news/read.asp?page=4&branch=NEWS&source=CH&category=society&art_id=1501724 

CU Asian Times, Aug. 11, 2012, “Champaign-Urbana Prints its Own Currency” by Jae Hyuk Yang.

Certificate 

2020 Institutional Research Board (IRB) Certificate (ID: 6501682) at Humanities, Social Science, Education, and Art (Refreshed in May 15, 2020 from original certificate of 2017)

- CITI Program completion:  https://www.citiprogram.org/verify/?k49c66442-45e1-46f1-b3c5-ed3ae52c41d0-36634057 

- Certificate of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR):  https://www.citiprogram.org/verify/?w128a1223-987c-4c7d-a7a4-79567bf54e4d-36634057

2019 Certificate of Completion of CAMSIM / CAPSTONE training for Strategic Management Course Teaching (Nov. 11, 2019)

2017 Institutional Research Board (IRB) Certificate (ID: 6501682) at Social, Behavioral, Educational Researchers (Aug. 15, 2017)

- CITI Program Completion: https://www.citiprogram.org/verify/?kca1f606b-1fda-49e3-b32a-5a68bcb78e7c-24193289

- Certificate of Human Subjects Research in Social, Behavioral, Educational Research:   https://www.citiprogram.org/verify/?w07dfe1ef-354b-4dbb-9157-0ebf53906cba-24193289

 

2006 Certified Meditation Coach (Sabum, Black Belt), Kouksundo Federation.

2002 Certified Moderator (Facilitator), Robert BOSCH, Germany 

Public Service

2020 – Red Cross Volunteer, Volunteer of Emergency Response and Community Service, College of Business & Public Management, Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, China.

2008–2014 Master coach, Kouksundo Meditation Club (Registered Student Organization), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2011–2014 Advisory Director, Korean Culture Club, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

 

 

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