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Dr. AHN Yoojung

Assistant Professor

10-260, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34424619
+852 34420309

Research Areas

Strategic Management, Organizational Theory, Corporate Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship


PhD - Strategic Management (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
MA - International Affairs (Columbia University)
BA - Business Administration (Korea University)


Yoojung Ahn, PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at City University of Hong Kong. Her research interests lie at the nexus of strategy process and organizational theory, focusing on the multilevel processes that lead to firm outcomes such as corporate sustainability and collaborative strategies. Her research particularly focuses on the socio-cognitive processes of how to achieve these strategic outcomes. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Management from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and received her M.A. from Columbia University and B.A. from Korea University. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Ahn worked as a corporate sustainability manager at Proctor & Gamble.


Award TitleInstitution
SRF Dissertation ScholarStrategy Research Foundation
Best Paper FinalistStrategic Management Society

Working Experience

7/2009 - 8/2012Associate ManagerProctor & Gamble


Journal Publications and Reviews

Eckardt, Rory; Crocker, Alia; Ahn, Yoojung; Floyd, Steven W; Boyd, Brian K; Hodgkinson, Gerard P; Kozlowski, Steve WJ; Moliterno, Thomas P; Starbuck, William H / Reflections on the micro–macro divide: Ideas from the trenches and moving forward. August 2019; In: Strategic Organization. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 385–402

Tarakci, Murat; Ateş, Nüfer Yasin; Floyd, Steven W.; Ahn, Yoojung; Wooldridge, Bill / Performance feedback and middle managers’ divergent strategic behavior: The roles of social comparisons and organizational identification. April 2018; In: Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 1139-1162

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Ateş, Nüfer Yasin; Tarakci, Murat; Ahn, Yoojung; Floyd, Steven W.; Wooldridge, Bill / A psychological perspective on middle managers' strategic championing behavior. December 2017; Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research. pp. 399-424

Ahn, Yoojung / Sustainability in the Apparel Industry and Founding Firms’ Hybridized Logics. January 2017; Academy of Management Proceedings. Vol. 2017 (No. 1)

Ahn, Yoojung / CEO Strategy Frames in Designing Corporate Sustainability: Navigation of Paradoxical Processes. January 2016; Academy of Management Proceedings. Vol. 2016 (No. 1)

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