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Sunhwan Gwon

PhD Student
Operations Management and Strategy Department


PhD, Management, Strategic Management with minor in Operations Management, State University of New York at Buffalo, expected 2016
MS, International Business, Korea University, Korea (2002 - 2004)
BA, Trade, Anyang University, Korea (1995 – 2002)

5 years industry experience, as a management consultant at BearingPoint(Currently KPMG), Seoul Office

Research Interests

International business, Venture capital, Agglomeration economies(FDI), Evolution of organization, Entrepreneurship, Investment strategies in emerging markets, Economic analysis in strategy and organization, Global supply chain management and logistics.
Real options, Information economies, Transaction costs theory, Property right theory, Game theory, Organizational theory.

Conference Presentations

“The Influence of Role Variables on Individual Stress: A Comparative Study between Korea and the USA.” Annual meeting of the International Association of Area Studies, Korea University, Seoul, November 2008

“An Empirical Study on the Determining Factors of Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of the R&D Division.” Annual meeting of the Korea Academy of International Business Management, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, November 2010

Industry Experience

BearingPoint : Management Consultant (2005~2009)
Several years experience the public sector as a Management Consultant : Strategy, Planning, ERP(Procurement & Logistics)

(Korea Electric Power Corporation, Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency and Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea Western Power Corporation, Korea Water Resources Corporation, Korea Rural Community Corporation)

Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade: Research Assistant (2005)

Contact Information

SunHwan Gwon
PhD Student
Operations Management and Strategy
School of Management
University at Buffalo
326C Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-3500