Dr KIM Seong Young

Assistant Professor

Department : Strategy and Innovation

Nationalities :


  • Strategic Management
  • International Business



Ph.D. in Strategic Management, EM Lyon, France

M.A. in International Management, I.A.E. of Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse, France

B.A. in Business Administration, SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, Korea

Research Interest

Firm performance, Firm-partner resources and attributes, and Composition in Alliance portfolios

International Business and Inter-firm Networks

Co-evolution of interfirm relationships

Work Experience


  • 2012 - Present

    Assistant professor, Strategy and Innovation Academic Area, Rennes School of Business

  • February, 2010 - April, 2010

    Lecturer, EM LYON

  • October, 2008 - October, 2009

    Teaching Assistant, EM LYON


  • International Sales Manager, SPG Korea Co. Ltd of SPG Group, Korea.
  • International Sales Manager, Lotte Aluminium Co., Ltd of Lotte Group, Korea

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

Influence of firm and partner resources on firm performance in alliance portfolio

Authors:Kim, S-Y Published in:M@n@gement, 17 (2), 88-109 Date:2014

Presentations of Refereed Papers International

The impact of competitive market embeddedness and diversity of institutional environment on MNE performance.

Authors:Kim, Seong Young and Philippe Monin. Published in:AIMS (Association Internationale de Management Stratégique), Hammamet, Tunisia. Date:2016

Firm performance and multimarket competition: contingency effect of institutions.

Authors:Kim, Seong Young Published in:EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies), Naples, Italy. Date:2016

Normative and Resisting Behaviors of Middle managers in Emerging Market

Authors:Kim, Seong Young and Jie Xiong Published in:Asia-Pacific Conference on Management and Business, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Date:2014

When Does Endowment of Partners Matter? : The Role of Firm Commitment and Portfolio Cohesion For Performance.

Authors:KIM, Seong Young Published in:Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, United States of America. Date:2013

Performance Effects of Diversity of Alliance Portfolio Resources and Market Experience

Authors:Kim, S-Y Published in:Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Boston, MA. Date:2012

When do alliance portfolio resources matter?: The effect of a firm’s market experience.

Authors:Kim, S-Y. & Forgues, B Published in:Annual conference of European Academy of Management (EURAM), Rotterdam. Date:2012

A matching theory of alliance portfolio configuration and firm performance

Authors:Kim, S-Y Published in:Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society Date:2011

Alliance portfolio diversity, strategic position, and performance.

Authors:Kim, S-Y Published in:Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society (SMS Date:2011

The attributes of partners and firm performance in alliance portfolios.

Authors:Kim, S-Y Published in:4th Israel Strategy Conference (ISC), Technion University, Haifa. Israel. Date:2010


Why partners' endowments are not enough: the effect of resource commitment and status for firm performance in a firm's alliances.

Authors:Kim, Seong Young and Ulirch Wassmer Published in:AIMS Date:2014