YoungKi Park

YoungKi Park

YoungKi Park

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Technology Management


2201 G Street NW, Suite 515E Washington, DC 20052

Dr. YoungKi Park is an associate professor of Information Systems & Technology Management at the George Washington University School of Business. He received his Ph.D. from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (USC) and his M.S. from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Korea. He also has 10 years of IT consulting experience in database, business intelligence, analytics, and enterprise systems at Oracle, LG, and the Korea Exchange before pursuing his doctoral studies.

His research areas include digital strategy, digitally enabled organizational capability, digital transformation, competitive dynamics in digital environments and he specializes in the set-theoretic configurational approach, fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA). His work has been published in premier journals, including Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Research in Sociology of Organizations. He received multiple research and teaching awards.  

Dr. Park has been serving as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly since 2022.

  • Digital Strategy (e.g., IT Outsourcing Strategy, Digital Competitive Dynamics, Digital Transformation, Coworking Space)
  • Digitally-Enabled Organizational Capabilities (Agility, Ambidexterity, Outsourcing, IT/Digital capability)
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Enterprise Information Systems & Database
  • Configuration Methods, fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
  • YoungKi Park, Peer C. Fiss, & Omar A. El Sawy. 2020. “Theorizing the Multiplicity of Digital Phenomena: The Ecology of Configurations, Causal Recipes, and Guidelines for Applying QCA,” MIS Quarterly 44(4): 1493-1520.
  • YoungKi Park, Paul A. Pavlou, & Nilesh Saraf. 2020. “Configurations for Achieving Organizational Ambidexterity with Digitization,” Information Systems Research 31(4): 1376-1397.
  • YoungKi Park & Sunil Mithas. 2020. “Organized Complexity of Digital Business Strategy: A Configurational Perspective,” MIS Quarterly (44:1): 85-127.
  • Jae-nam Lee, YoungKi Park, Detmar Straub, & Yun-mo Koo. 2019. “Holistic Archetypes of IT Outsourcing Strategy: A Contingency Fit and Configurational Approach,” MIS Quarterly (43:4): 1201-1225.
  • Yunmo Koo, YoungKi Park, Juyeon Ham, & Jae-Nam Lee. 2019. “Congruent Patterns of Outsourcing Capabilities: A Bilateral Perspective,” Journal of Strategic Information Systems (28:4).  
  • YoungKi Park, Omar A. El Sawy, & Peer C. Fiss. 2017. “The Role of Business Intelligence, Communication Technologies in Organizational Agility: A Configurational Approach,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems (18:9): 648-686.
  • YoungKi Park & Omar A. El Sawy. 2013. “The Value of Configurational Approaches for Studying Digital Business Strategy,” Research in the Sociology of Organizations (38): 205-224.
  • Omar A. El Sawy, Arvind Malhotra, YoungKi Park & Paul A. Pavlou. 2010. “Seeking the Configurations of Digital Ecodynamics: It Takes Three to Tango,” Information Systems Research (21:4): 835-848.
  • Digital Transformation (ISTM 6500)
  • IS/IT Strategy (ISTM 6222)
  • Relational Database (ISTM 6202) 
  • Technology for Business in DC (MBAD 6250)
  • Management Information Systems Technology (BADM 2301) 
  • Topics of Business Analytics, Big Data
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Emerging Scholar Award (for Research), School of Business, George Washington University, May, 2019
  • Outstanding Information Systems & Technology Management Faculty Award, School of Business, George Washington University, May, 2019
  • Outstanding Associate Editor, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Dec. 2017
  • Best Reviewer, Korean Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (KrAIS), Dec. 2016
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California, May 2010