Myung Kyo (M.K.) Kim

Associate ProfessorM.K. Kim
Department of Management

Office: 3058 Business Building
Mailing Address: 3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-5762

Research Goals

M.K. Kim’s research interests broadly lie in data-driven managerial decision making in the areas of supply chains, interfirm networks, and strategic sourcing. Through this research agenda, he specifically aims to better understand the inter-organizational and interpersonal dynamics of multiple supply network entities and their impact on firm- and network-level performance outcome.

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • Sourcing excellence for acquiring organizational capabilities
  • Strategic sourcing in multi-tier supply chains
  • Supply network design and architecture

Major Accomplishments

  • Published in Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Economics, and International Journal of Production Research, among others
  • Awards: Developing Scholar Award (by College of Business), Faculty Development Award (by Office of the Vice President for Research), Professor of the Week (by Faculty Senate), Ralph E. Reitz Outstanding Teaching Award (by College of Business), Teacher of November (by Teaching & Learning Center)
  • Ad hoc reviewer: Decision Sciences, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Research, Production and Operations Management, among others.

Areas of Teaching

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (MBA)
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Design (Undergraduate)
  • Managerial Decision Analytics (Undergraduate)


Ph D, Michigan State University
Major: Operations and Sourcing Management
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Marketing

MS, Seoul National University
Major: Operations Management

BS, Hanyang University
Major: Business Administration

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