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Dr. Sangok Yoo

Dr. Sangok Yoo

Email

Office

2645 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1656

Joined Northwest in 2020


Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Human Resource Development; University of Minnesota, 2020
    • Minor1: Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship
    • Minor2: Quantitative Methods in Education
    • Thesis: The Effects of Expertise Diversity and Task Interdependence on Project Team Effectiveness: The Moderating Role of Individual Autonomy*
      • *Awarded: 2021 ATD Dissertation Award; UCWHRE Outstanding Dissertation Nominee
  • M.A. Life-Long Education, Seoul National University, South Korea, 2014
  • B.S. Chemistry Education, Seoul National University, South Korea, 2012
    • Double major:  Education

Courses Taught

  • 54-313 Principles of Management
  • 54-315 Operations management
  • 54-318 Entrepreneurship

Academic Interests

  • Entrepreneurial/Interdisciplinary teams
  • Learning and creativity
  • Organizational culture
  • Quantitative methods (e.g., Social network analysis and multilevel analysis)

Scholarly Activity

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Yoo, S., Lee, J., & Lee, Y. (2021). Entrepreneurial team conflict and cohesion: Meta-analytic structural equation modeling. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1515/erj-2020-0501
  • Yoo, S., Lee, S., Kim, S., Jang, S., & Cho, D. (2021). Training and development investment and financial performance: The bidirectional relationship and the moderating effect of financial slack. Human Resource Development Quarterly, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21449
  • Ou, S.-R., Yoo, S., & Reynolds, A. J. (2021). Educational growth trajectories in adulthood: Findings from an inner-city cohort. Developmental Psychology, 57(7), 1163–1178. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001198
  • Yoo, S., Jeong, S., Song, J. H., & Bae, S. (2021). Transformational leadership and knowledge creation practices in Korean and US schools: Knowledge assets as mediators. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 19, 263-275. https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2020.1767519
  • Lee, Y., & Yoo, S. (2020). Individual profiles and team classes based on the climate for creativity: A multilevel latent profile analysis. Advance online publication. Creativity and Innovation Management. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12371
  • Hur, H., Lim, D. H., Ho Y., Yoo, S., & Yoon, S. W. (2020). Workforce Resilience: Integrative Review for HRD and Human Performance Improvement. Performance Improvement Quarterly. 33(1), 77-101. https://doi.org/10.1002/piq.21318
  • Ou, S., Mondi, C. F., Yoo, S., Park, K., Warren, B., & Reynolds A. J. (2020). Thirty years later: Locating and interviewing participants of the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 51, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2019.08.002
  • Yoo, S., Jang, S., Byun, S. W., & Park, S. (2019). Exploring HRD research themes: A keyword network analysis. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 30(2), 155-174. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21336
  • Yoo, S., Jang, S., Ho, Y., Seo, J., & Yoo, M. H. (2019). Fostering creativity in the workplace: Examining the roles of job design and organizational context. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 57(2), 127-149. https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7941.12186
  • Lee, J. Y., Yoo, S., Lee, Y., Yoon, S. W., & Park, S. (2019). Individual and organisational factors affecting knowledge workers’ perceptions of the effectiveness of informal learning: A multilevel analysis. Vocations and Learning, 12(1), 155-177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12186-019-09218-z
  • Lim, D. H., Jeong, S., Yoo, S., & Yoo, M. H. (2018). Older workers’ education and earnings among OECD countries. European Journal of Training and Development, 42(3/4), 170-190. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-08-2017-0069
  • Park, S., Kim, E., Yoo, S., & Song, J. H. (2017). Validation of the Workplace Adaptation Questionnaire (WAQ) in Korea: Focusing on learning in the workplace. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 31(1), 83-102. https://doi.org/10.1002/piq.21268
  • Jeong, S., McLean, G. N., McLean, L. D., Yoo, S., & Bartlett, K. R. (2017). *The moderating role of non-controlling supervision and organizational learning culture on employee creativity: The influences of domain expertise and creative personality. European Journal of Training and Development, 41(7), 647-666. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-03-2017-0025 (*2018 Highly Commended Article Award)
  • Oh, H., Seo, D., Yoo, S., & Kim, J. (2017). Analysis of strength and weaknesses in the national human resource development systems of BRICS. Human Resource Development International, 20(4), 268-281. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2017.1285523
  • Oh, H., Seo, D., Kim, J., Yoo, S., & Seong, H. (2015). Assessment and evaluation of national human resource development system competitiveness in emerging countries. Asia  Pacific Education Review, 16(3), 477-490. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12564-015-9390-9

Selected Refereed Conference Proceedings:

  • Yoo, S. (2021). Expertise Diversity, Task Design, and Project Team Effectiveness: Project Teams in Healthcare. 2021 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Online.
  • Yoo, S., Lee S., Kim, S., Jang, S., Cho, D., Park, E. S., Choi, M.,.& Park, S. (2020). *Associations between Training and Development Investment and Financial Performance: Multilevel Autoregressive Modeling. 2020 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Atlanta, GA, USA.  (*Cutting Edge Award)
  • Yoo, S., & Lee, Y. (2019). Team diversity and leadership: A review and research agenda. 2019 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Louisville, KY, USA. 
  • Yoo, S., Lee, J., Lee, Y., & Zahra, S. (2018). Entrepreneurial team conflict and cohesion: Meta-analytic structural equation modeling. 2018 Annual the Midwest Academy of Management Conference. St. Louis, MO, USA. 
  • Yoo, S., Jeong, S., Song, J. H., & Bae, S. (2018). *Knowledge creation practices of teachers in South Korea and the United States: A multigroup structural equation modeling analysis. 2018 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Richmond, VA, USA. (*Cutting Edge Award)
  • Yoo, S. & Ardichivili, A. (2017). Conceptualizing a model emphasizing the potential relationship between individual and team adaptability: A Multi-level approach. 2017 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. San Antonio, TX, USA.