Jin Hong Kim

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Undergraduate Institution and Major:
BA (Political Science and International Relations), Yonsei University in Seoul

Graduate Institution and Degree:
MA (Political Science), Yonsei University

Relevant Professional Experience:
Lean and Six Sigma Camo belt (trained and Certified) — July 2017
Trained via LeanOhio Office, a state-funded agency affiliated with Department of Administrative Services in Ohio.
A asistant researcher at the Center for Information Technology and Governance at Institute of East and West Studies. Yonsei University — Jan. 2013 ~ May. 2014
Contracted Project Manager / Research Assistant for following Government Reports and Whitepapers:
  • KIAT Research Series. 2010. The social construction of Collective Intelligence and Policy for Industrial Technology. (Seoul: KIAT).
  • Korea Legislative Study Institute. 2010. A Comparative Study of Governing the Conflict in the Legislature. (Seoul: KLSI).
  • KIAT Research Series. 2009. Paradigm Shift of Digital Technology and Collective Intelligence. (Seoul: KIAT).
  • NIA Research Series. 2009. Future Government 2.0 and Digital Governance. (Seoul: NIA).

Research Interests:
I am studying the processes and consequences of using business management model in public sector organization. Specifically, I focus on change management in implementing new practice and ideas in local governments by studying Lean government cases in Ohio. The lean government case as an organizational change to implement management ideas and practice of continuous improvement, my study explores how the government implement new practice, manage changes process, and internalize them in their daily routines.

Research Affiliations:
Battelle Center for Science and Technology Policy (OSU), 2014-2015

Funded Appointments:
Fellow, the Battelle Center for Science and Technology Policy (OSU) (2014-2015)
Research Assistant, the evolution of CCS-EOR technology (2014-2015)
Teaching Assistant, State & Local Public Finance, Civic Engagement, Introduction to Public Affairs
SSK (Social Science Korea) scholarship, funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (2010-2011)
BK 21 (Brain Korea 21) scholarship, funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (2010)

Conference Presentations:
Jin Hong Kim, 2016. “Managing Collaborative Research Group: Empirical Research on Communication, Motivation, and Satisfaction of Scientific Research Team Member.” Presented at Midwest Public Affairs Conference (on 4th of June 2016).

Jho, Whasun and Jin Hong Kim (co-author). 2011. “Power Politics in the Formation of Global Technology Standard.” Presented at 52nd Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (on 19th of March).

Honors & Awards:
Graduate with High Honor at the Yonsei University (2009)

Research Advisors:
Edward Hill
Amanda Girth
Stephanie Moulton

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