Chang Hoon Oh

Professor, International Business
B.Eng. (Hong-Ik), MPA (Korea), MBA (KAIST), PhD (Indiana)

Segal Room: SGL 3615
Segal Phone: 778.782.9206
Burnaby Room: WMC 4325
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.3733

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Dr. Oh is Professor of International Business and Beedie Research Fellow at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. He was the Inaugral Alan Rugman Visiting Fellow in Henley Business School, University of Reading for 2015/2016. Before he joined Simon Fraser University in 2012, he worked for Brock University as an associate professor, and for the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, as an associate instructor. He also worked for Samsung Electronics and Samsung Corporation as a marketing manager at their headquarters. He served his military service as an instructor, first lieutenant ROTC, in South Korea. Dr. Oh received his PhD degree (2007) from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University-Bloomington.
His research centers on internationalization strategy, country risk, business continuity and sustainability, and globalization versus regionalization. He also proceeds to interdisciplinary works and bridges between business and economics, and between business and political science. His Research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Canadian International Resources and Development Institue (CIRDI) and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). He also collaborates with World Wildlife Fund of Nature (WWF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
He received the the OB/HRM/OT Best Paper Award (with J. Oetzel) from International Management Division of Academy of Management, 2015. His studies were nominated several times for the Haynes Prize of the Most Promising Scholars (2009, 2012) and for the Temple/AIB Best Conference Paper (2012, 2017) by Academy of International Business, for the Carolyn Dexter Award by Academy of Management (2017), and the Best Conference Paper Award by Strategic Management Society (2010, 2012, 2014).  He has published more than 45 papers in peer reviewed journals.
He is Co-Editor of Multinational Business Review ( ) starting September 2016, and he serves Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of International Business Policy, and International Journal of Multinational Corporation Strategy as a member of editorial review board.

Specialization and Research Interests

International Business Strategy;
Country Risk and Business Continuity;
Corporate Social Responsibility of Multinational Enterprises;
Globalization and Regionalization;
Business in Developing Countries;
Comparative Entrepreneurship.

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Simon M. Pek, Chang Hoon Oh, & Jorge Rivera

MNC foreign investment and industrial disasters: The moderating role of technology, safety management, and philanthropic capabilities

2018 | Strategic Management Journal. 39(2): 502-526

Chang Hoon Oh, & Jennifer Oetzel

Once bitten twice shy? Experience Managing Risk and MNC Subsidiary-level Investment and Expansion

2017 | Strategic Management Journal. 38(3): 714-731

W T. Selmier II, Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi, & Chang Hoon Oh

Understanding the words of relationships: Language as an essential tool to manage CSR in communities of place

2015 | Journal of International Business Studies. 46(2): 153-179

Jennifer M. Oetzel , & Chang Hoon Oh

Learning carry the cat by the tail: Firm experience, disasters, and multinational subsidiary entry and expansion

2014 | Organization Science. 25(3): 732-756

Jorge Rivera, & Chang Hoon Oh

Environmental regulation and multinational corporations' foreign market entry investment

2013 | Policy Studies Journal. 41(2): 243-272

Dirk D. Clercq, Dominic S. Lim, & Chang Hoon Oh

Individual-level resources and new business activity: The contingent role of institutional context

2013 | Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. 37(2): 303-330

Chang Hoon Oh, & Farok J. Contractor

The role of territorial coverage and product diversification in the multinationality-performance relationship

2012 | Global Strategy Journal. 2(2): 122-136

Alan M. Rugman, Chang Hoon Oh, & Dominic S. Lim

The regional and global competitiveness of multinational firms

2012 | Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. 40(2): 218-235

Chang Hoon Oh, & Jennifer M. Oetzel

Multinationals' response to major disasters: How does subsidiary investment vary in response to the type of disaster and the quality of country governance

2011 | Strategic Management Journal. 32(6): 658-681

Chang Hoon Oh, & Rafael Reuveny

Climatic natural disasters, political risk and international trade

2010 | Global Environmental Change. 20(2): 243-254

Michele Fratianni, & Chang Hoon Oh

Expanding RTAs, trade flows, and the multinational enterprise

2009 | Journal of International Business Studies. 40(7): 1206-1227

Chang Hoon Oh, & W T. Selmier II

Expanding international trade beyond the RTA border: The case of ASEAN's economic diplomacy

2008 | Economics Letters. 100(3): 385-387

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