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About Yongsun Paik

Yongsun Paik is a Professor of International Business and Management, Director of the Center for International Business Education (CIBE), and the Center for Asian Business at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California. Before he joined LMU in 1991, he served as a country economist at the Export-Import Bank of Korea and as a researcher at the Ministry of Finance between 1979 and 1984. Yongsun has a Ph.D. in International Business from University of Washington, Seattle, and M.A. in Latin American Studies from University of Texas, Austin.

His primary research interests focus on international human resource management, business ethics, and Asian Pacific business studies. He has coauthored Global Business: Connecting Theory to Reality (Routledge, 2017), Managing a Global Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities in International Human Resource Management (Routledge, 2015), and coedited “Changing Face of Korean Management” (Routledge, 2009). His articles appear in such top journals as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Academy of Management Executive, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Management and Organization Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Inquiry among others.

He has received best paper awards and nominations at the Annual Meetings of the Academy of International Business and Academy of Management. He is LMU’s 2021 recipient of the Rains Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Works, the highest faculty honor. He serves as an editorial board member of Journal of World Business, Thunderbird International Business Review, and International Studies of Management and Organization.