Profile

Kihyun Park, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Operations Management (Management)
parkk@rmu.edu
412-397-6045 phone (M)
412-397-2217 fax
Massey Hall 315


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Manufacturing Technology Management, Universitiy of Toledo, 2011
  • Master of Science, Economics, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2003

Professional Background

  • KMI (Korea Maritime Institute): Junior Researcher in Fishery Policy Research Department, 2005-2006.
  • Bank of Korea (Korea Central Bank): Research Personnel in Monetary and Economic Research Institute, 2006
  • Korean Army: Military Resource and Logistics Specialist in the Supply and Distribution Corp., 1998-2000.

Area of Expertise/Research

  • His research interests include supply chain risk management, resilient supply chain strategy practices and their outcomes in terms of visibility, security, and sustainability.

Publications

  • “Strategic Supply Chain Partnership, Environmental Supply Chain Management Practices, and Performance Outcomes: An Empirical Study of Korean Firms.” Journal of Cleaner Production, 2012, (forthcoming).
  • “Evolving Benchmarking Practices: A Review for Research Perspectives.” Benchmarking: an International Journal, 2012, (forthcoming).
  • “Effective organizational control for sourcing risk: from the perspective of small companies in China.” International Journal of Procurement Management, 2012, (forthcoming).
  • “Self-service Technologies (SSTs): Determinants of Adoption and Its Post-usage Outcomes from a Focal Company Perspective.”  International Journal of Services and Operations Management Appears in the Special Issue on Emerging Issues in Services and Operations for Global Businesses, 2011, (forthcoming).
  • “An Empirical Study of Electronic Commerce Applications’ Impacts on Supply Chain Integration and Organizational Performance.”  Benchmarking: An International Journal 17(4), 539-560, 2010.

Presentations

  • 2012 - North American Research Symposium Conference, Best Research Paper Award Presentation.
  • 2011 - Institute for Supply Management, National Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Competition Winner in the amount of $12,000.
  • 2010 - Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, "Strategic Supply Chain Partnership, Environmental Supply Chain Management Practices, and Performance Outcomes", Best Research Paper Award Presentation.
  • 2010 - Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, "The Impact of Faculty Perceived Reconfigurability of Course Management Systems on Effective Teaching Practices", Best Instructional Innovative Paper Award Presentation.