Eun-Hee Kim

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management & Public Policy
Strategic Management & Public Policy
Funger Hall
2201 G Street NW
Suite 615
Washington, DC 20052

Professor Eun-Hee Kim joined the Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy as an assistant professor in 2009. She obtained a PhD degree from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan in 2009.

Professor Kim is a strategy scholar and her research interests lie in Sustainability, Energy, and Social Media. Her work focuses on how firms strategically behave to adapt to socially responsible business environment (activism, regulation). In particular, her research falls into three streams. One stream explores what mechanisms work in the interaction between a firm and its stakeholders (via information disclosure, social media). Another stream examines how regulation/deregulation affects firms, especially, firm investments (green technology) and personnel relations (peer effect). The other stream seeks to understand how firms respond to regulations at the international level (international agreements such as Kyoto Protocol, EU-ETS, Paris agreement).

  • Professional Development Funding for Research Enhancement, GW Center for International Business Education and Research, School of Business, George Washington University, 2016
  • Runner-up, Emerging Scholar Award, the Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division, Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 2015
  • Faculty Development Award, GW Center for International Business Education and Research, School of Business, George Washington University, 2015
  • Nominee, Best Comparative Paper Award, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Award (Doctoral), School of Business, George Washington University, 2014
  • Finalist, the Best Conference Paper Prize for Practice Implications, Strategic Management Society, Atlanta, GA, 2013
  • GWIPP Policy Research Scholar Award, GW Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University, 2013-2014
  • ACES Grant, the American Consortium on European Union Studies, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Faculty Appreciation Cupcake (Undergraduate), Delta Sigma Pi, George Washington University, 2013
  • Nominee, Peter Vaill Award (Doctoral), School of Business, George Washington University, 2013
  • Runner-up, Best Paper Award, ONE Division, Academy of Management, 2011
  • Nominee, William H. Newman Award for the best paper based on a recent dissertation, Academy of Management, 2011
  • ICR Two-Year Research Grant, Institute for Corporate Responsibility, School of Business, George Washington University, 2010/2011
  • Business Strategy
  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Green Technology & Innovation
  • Social Media
  • Business & Government
  • Strategy: Theory & Practice
  • Strategy Formulation & Implementation
  • Sustainability Management & Policy
  • Business & Government Relations

Ph.D., Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2009
M.A., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 2003
M.S., Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1996
B.S., Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1994

Journal Articles

  • Eun-Hee Kim and Yoona Youm, “Customer Reactions and Analyst Stock Recommendations: Evidence from S&P 500 Electric Power Companies’ Twitter Accounts,” Strategic Management Journal (Conditionally Accepted).
  • Eun-Hee Kim and Thomas P. Lyon, “Greenwash vs. Brownwash: Exaggeration and Undue Modesty in Corporate Sustainability Disclosure,” Organization Science, 26(3): 705-723 (2015).
  • Eun-Hee Kim, “Deregulation and Differentiation: Incumbent Investment in Green Technologies,” Strategic Management Journal, 34(10): 1162-1185 (2013).
  • Eun-Hee Kim and Thomas P. Lyon, “Strategic Environmental Disclosure: Evidence from the DOE’s Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Registry,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 61(3): 311-326 (2011).
  • Eun-Hee Kim and Thomas P. Lyon, “When Does Institutional Investor Activism Increase Shareholder Value?: The Carbon Disclosure Project” The Berkeley Electronic Journal of Economic Analysis & PolicyContributions, 11(1): Article 50 (2011).

Book Chapters & Conference Proceedings

  • Eun-Hee Kim, “Government Policies to Promote Production and Consumption of Renewable Electricity in the US,” in Sustainable Systems and Energy Management at the Regional Level: Comparative Approaches, Marco Tortora (Ed.), Hershey, PA: IGI Global (2011).
  • Eun-Hee Kim, “How Does Deregulation Affect Investment in Renewable Energy?” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (ONE) (2011).
  • Eun-Hee Kim and Thomas P. Lyon, “The Carbon Disclosure Project,” in the Handbook of Transnational Governance : Institutions and Innovations, Thomas Hale and David Held (Eds.), Cambridge, UK: Polity Press (2011).