Curriculum Vitae

Jeonghwan (Jerry) Choi

PhD, MBA, Master of Engineering

E-mail: j.jerry.choi@gmail.com • Skype ID: jeonghwan.choi

Tel.: (312) 380-1040 (USA)    +86 1525 809 2515 (China)

[As of June 2019] 

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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

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

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

                        Managing Department

    Coordinating students affairs including recruiting, retention, probation, career development, and academic progress of Management; Marketing; Entrepreneurship; MIS; Global Business majors.

    Implementing university and college policies such as University level professional development training program; College level faculty ethics training.  

    Recruiting the best faculty talent as the Faculty Search Committee chair.

    Facilitating management faculty affairs including hiring, promoting, reappointing, settling down, training, and terminating.

                        Leading Departmental Initiatives

    2019 ~ current: Social Media Lab. Establishing the Social Media Lab of CBPM to archive, disseminate, and resonate the CBPM knowledge and activities (opening in Sept. 2019). https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/476

    2019 ~ current: Center for Social Enterprise & Charity, Establishing the center to enhance research and practice of social entrepreneurship and impact investing (opening in Sept. 2019). https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/475?category=611871

    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?category=611871

    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?category=611871

    2018 ~ current : Establishing Entrepreneurial Talent Development (ETD) center and ETD space (opening in Sept. 2019). https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/465?category=611871

    2018 ~ current: Creating Project Management Certificate Courses for PMI certificate.

    2015 ~ current: Coordinating the International Kean Business Plan Competition. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/454?category=796178

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

    2019 Summer, Global Practicum Project: Impact Investing and Social Enterprise: Co-creating the public value for people, community, and the world. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/477

    2018 Summer, Global Practicum Project: Exploring the New Horizon for Working People: Workforce management and development strategy in China. https://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/459

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.

ACADEMIC 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 Assessment by ETS

    Human Resource Management (MGS3030): teaching example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsF3rBTTuEo

    Organizational Behavior (MGS 3032): teaching example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSr86cLI-Zg

    Business Statistics and Application (MGS2150): teaching example,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQHoOZygEvk

    Operations Management (MGS4010)

    Innovation Management (Commercial Development of IT, MGS3045): teaching example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peEB_Hyd82s&t=847s

    Principles of Management (MGS 2030): teaching example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ssi3RmQziOY&t=26s

    Global Practicum (Practical Business Consulting Project, MGS4810), teaching example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtj1-WQQLF8 

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)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

 

Professional Research Experience

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

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  

    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 Disseration

            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),  http://y2u.be/mw-eFLpJWjQ

 

Journal Publication in Progress

Choi, J. (2019). Morality vs. Positivity?: Impacts of Morality and Positivity on Social Entrepreneurial Intention.

Choi, J. (2019). Moderated-mediating Effects of Personality and Positive Psychological Capital in the Relationship between Work Environment and Employee Self-directed Behavior.

Choi, J. & Kennedy S. (2019). The Dark Side of Agile Management: Correlating Agility and Stress,

Majerison R.  & Choi, J. (2019). 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)

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Choi, J. (2019). The Mediating Effect of Positive Psychological Capital between Autonomous Work Environment and Self-directed Behavior: Evidence from South Korea. Human Resource Development International (June 19,  2019, In-print),  https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/e2qSIetxhWjD5N82SqIC/full?target=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 (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 Multi-Cased 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

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?, International Journal of Business & Applied Sciences.

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

Kim S., Choi, J. (2015). How Does Gender Affect Social Networks and Business Performance?: A case of Micro-entrepreneurs in the U.S. (GWO-15-146). Gender, Work & Organization.

Limbu, Y., Jensen R. & Choi, J. (2015). The Mediating Role of Spectator Satisfaction in the Relationship between Sports Stadium Atmosphere and Spectators' Behavioral Intentions. Journal of Business Research.

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.

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).

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).

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

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.

Kim, S. M., Choi, J. H., & Jeong, S (January, 2016). “An International Research Project on the Social Co-Operative Model for Underserved Female Domestic Workers' Empowerment”, the 2016 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington D.C., USA (Poster presentation)

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, New Orleans, LA.

Choi, J. (2011).  Seasoning decision styles of engineers at workplace. UKC 2011, Korean-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. 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. 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.


 

ACADEMIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

 

Committee Service for College

    2015 ~ now, Coordinator of Kean Business Plan Competitionhttps://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/454

-    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)

    2016 ~ now,  Committee member of Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative in Wenzhou campus

    2016 ~ now,  Committee member of Student Research 

College Service Commitment

06.08, 2019   Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

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

06.02, 2019   Faculty Commencement Marshal, Chosen by graduates’ vote and served as a Commencement Head Marshal, Kean University (Wenzhou).

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

05.04, 2018   Coordinator of CBPM Building Improvement, Responding to the demand of continual CBPM building improvement, I suggested a few action plans to improve classrooms and learning facilities at CBPM building.  http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/456

05.01, 2018    Speaker, Professional Development Days (PDD)

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

04, 2018 ~     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)

    Session: “How to give a stronger recommendation letter?”, http://leadershipcenter.tistory.com/444

    Session: Developing Illegal Software Free Global Campus, https://www.slideshare.net/jeonghwan.choi

03.07, 2017    Presenter, Introducing College of Business and Public Management at the Open House day.

 

Academic Advising, and Mentoring Experience

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

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

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

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 he News-Gazette, 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

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

2002   Certified Moderator (Facilitator), Robert BOSCH, Germany

Public Service

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

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

2008–2014   Director, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association Central Illinois Chapter.


 


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