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Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

Professor Introduction

Heejoon Park is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at Seoul National University. Prior to joining Seoul National University, he was an assistant professor at University of Manitoba, Canada. He has a BBA degree from Seoul National University and received his PhD in Labor-Management Relation at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
His research focuses on strike and dispute resolution, the effects of labor unions on organizational and individual outcomes in Korea and the effects of compensation on firm performance. His research has appeared in Industrial Relations, Personnel Psychology and the Journal of Management.
He won the Best Paper Award from the Korean Academy of Management in 2006. He was awarded Vilas Travel Fellowship and Vilas Professional Development Fellowship from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He serves as a committee member of the Ministry of Employment and Labor, Ministry of Public Administration and the Security and National Labor Relations Commission. Also he serves as an associate director of the Institute of Management Research at Seoul National University and an executive director of the Korea Academy of Business Ethics.

Education & Experiences


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Industrial Relations Research Institute
August, 2001
M.B.A. Seoul National University, School of Business August, 1991
B.A. Seoul National University, School of Business February, 1988

[Academic Experience]

Assistant Professor: College of Business Administration, Seoul National University (Current)
Assistant Professor: I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba (2002-2004)

Visiting Assistant Professor: School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University (2001- 2002)

Lecturer: Industrial Relations Research Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2000)


[Published Papers]

McHugh, Patrick P., Park, Heejoon, & Bodah, Matthew M. 2003. Professional employees and union voting: Revisiting the role of general and specific union beliefs. Academy of Management Conference Proceedings, Best Conference Paper, HR: C1-C6.

Antonioni, David & Park, Heejoon. 2001. The effects of personality similarity on peer ratings of contextual work behaviors. Personnel Psychology, 54: 331-360. (Earlier version of this paper was published in the 1998 Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.)

Antonioni, David & Park, Heejoon. 2001. The relationship between rater affect and three directions of 360-degree ratings. Journal of Management, 27: 479-495.

Pricer, Robert W. & Park, Heejoon. 2000. Moving from entrepreneurship utopianism to entrepreneurship “topianism”: The commercialization of new technology and venture creation. Asian Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 3: 3-34.

Antonioni, David & Park, Heejoon. 1998. Rater-ratee personality similarity predicts peer appraisal ratings. 1998 Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, HR: H1-H7.

Park, Heejoon. 1998. State legislation of public sector collective bargaining: An event history analysis. Proceedings of the 50th Industrial Relations Research Association Annual Meeting, 23-32.


Lee, Won-Duck, Park, Woo-Sung, & Park, Heejoon. 1997. International human resource management of multinational companies in developed countries. Seoul, Korea: Korea Labor Institute (in Korean).