Kim, Cheon Mok (John) (金川木)

BAppFin (Macquarie); MS (Yonsei); PhD (UC Irvine)

Assistant Professor


Department of Management

Room 809, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 1872


John Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He received his PhD in Management from University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on organisational learning from complex experiences, the dynamics of organisational reference group selection processes, and the influence of organisational design on decision making.

Teaching Areas

Strategic Management

Research Interests

Organisational Learning
Behavioural Theory of the Firm
Organisational Design

  • Publications & Working Papers
    • Kim, C. M., Cunningham, C. M., and Joseph, J. (2023), “Corporate proximity and product market reentry: The role of corporate headquarters in business unit response to product failure,” Academy of Management Journal, in press.
    • Zhu, Y., Kim, C. M., and Joseph, J. (2021), “The Interplay of CEO Affect, Ambiguous Performance Feedback, and Firm Risk Taking,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Awards & Honours
    • Distinguished Paper Award, Strategic Management (STR) Division, Academy of Management, 2021