Lee Kyoung-Joo

Lee Kyoung-Joo
Gachon University | kyungwon · Department of Tourism Management

Ph.D

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The high performance of micro-firms in tourism destinations is strongly associated with the quality of tourist experience and regional tourism development. Thus, improving micro-firms’ performance is an important research issue for promoting the competitiveness of tourism destinations. Existing business and management literature in hospitality and...
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As the acquisition and retention of motivated and skilled employees are key to the high performance of hotel firms, employer attractiveness of hotel firms is a critical factor in achieving competitive advantage. Focusing on organizational culture, this study analyzes how different cultural attributes affect hotel firms’ attractiveness as employers....
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Cognitive rigidities have long been a serious concern in innovation research, such as disruptive innovation studies and not-invented-here syndrome studies. The existing literature, however, lacks a theoretical perspective and empirical evidence regarding why cognitive rigidities develop and how to deal with the problem. To address this paucity, thi...
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Given the important role played by hotel rating systems (HRSs) in informing service quality, encouraging hotels to invest in service quality, and ensuring industry excellence internationally, a variety of theoretical perspectives has contributed to the HRS literature. Despite this diversity, no prior study has thus far investigated hotels’ percepti...
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Purpose Residents' supportive attitudes are essential for the successful development of ecotourism. Although existing literature has heavily relied on social exchange theory to explain residents' attitudes, this study explores a new theoretical direction by focusing on the cognitive process of residents' attitude formation. This study adopts the kn...
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To investigate tourism’s positive influence on family relationships, existing literature has focused on “travel activities,” ignoring the cognitive and emotional effects of travel experiences. This study adopts cognitive appraisal theory and memorable tourism experiences (MTEs) to examine emotional influences of rural travel on family cohesion. Bas...
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Frontline employees play a crucial role in determining service quality and satisfaction, but customer incivility (CI) has a detrimental effect on the employees’ motivation and commitment to service. Given its significance, CI studies have rapidly grown to understand its diverse effects. The goal of this study is to review, critique, and suggest a n...
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Given the industrial and economic importance of start-up formation in universities, researchers have adopted a variety of theoretical approaches, including embeddedness theory, ecosystem theory, resource-based view (RBV), and competency-based view (CBV). Despite the benefits of diversity, elucidating the conceptual coherence among different theorie...
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Purpose: As hotels make huge investments in the information systems (IS) to improve operational efficiency and service quality, understanding the pattern of employees’ IS behavior is crucial to gain a high return on the investment. Although the technology acceptance model (TAM) explained the early voluntary IS use, it has limitations to explain the...
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A successful design of HRM relies on the identification of a new indicator as it can generate a noble research model to elucidate the unknown mechanisms crucial for strengthening organisational innovation competence. This study proposes and tests a research model that examines the direct influence of political skills on R&D personnel’s career succe...
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Given the significant roles that they play in the customer services, the frontline employees’ work attitudes and behavior patterns can largely influence the customer satisfaction and performance of service organizations. Adding to the growing research on work attitudes, this research aims at deepening our understanding about the frontline employees...
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Given their significant regional economic benefits, science and technology parks (STPs) have attracted continuous academic attention. To understand the predictors of performance of STPs, this study focuses on the critical impacts of leaders and develops a leadership competen cy model specialized for public STP leaders. The competency model identifi...
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Although the existing information systems (IS) literature investigated technology acceptance in the early stages of implementation, it is outdated and has a theoretical limitation in its understanding of users as passive recipients of technology. Addressing such limitations, this research focuses on innovative IS behavior as a crucial pattern of IS...
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Acquisition of university knowledge has grown significantly for firms to complement an internal knowledge base of technological innovation. Recognising the significance, an increasing body of literature has analysed the performance of university-industry R&D projects by adopting managerial and social approaches. Despite the important role played by...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to deepen the understanding of the predictors and outcomes of knowledge sharing in a franchise system. An integrative framework is proposed to examine the influence of franchisee self-leadership on knowledge sharing and its subsequent influence on franchisee satisfaction and compliance. Design/methodology/appro...
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Given the economic, social, and cultural benefits that successful festivals generate, researchers have made substantial academic effort to understand the predictors and consequences of festival satisfaction. Although existing literature has focused on festival context to understand them, this study proposes that the cultural capital of visitors pre...
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Purpose Research and development (R&D) personnel are an organization’s ultimate source of creative knowledge. Thus, their job performance ensures an organization’s innovative capability. Focusing on the process nature of creativity and innovation in organizations, the purpose of this paper is to analyze the influence of R&D personnel’s active know...
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In an attempt to understand why some universities achieve better outcomes from university-industry collaborations, this study adopts the perspective of strategic human resource management that emphasises the congruence between the university strategic orientation and the human resource practices. Based on a large-scale survey of universities in Kor...
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Successful operation of franchise systems is critical for the development of tourism and hospitality sectors. Despite a long history of studies, few researchers have paid attention to the role and effects of franchise supervisors. Franchise supervisors play the role of not only providing operational and marketing supports to individual franchisees...
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A better understanding of predictors of festival expenditures is critical for festival organizers to be able to conduct marketing promotion effectively, organize attractive programs, and accurately estimate economic impact. In an attempt to identify predictors of festival consumption, this study focuses on the influence of the cultural capital of m...
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Background/Objectives: Considering issues of cultural gap and transferring tacit knowledge, this paper examines impact of university faculty’s social capital and corporate absorptive capacity on performance of UI joint R&D project. Method/Statistical Analysis: Based on a survey of 338 UI joint projects in Korea, this paper tested reliability and va...
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Purpose – The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between sense of calling and career satisfaction of hotel frontline employees and to analyze the mediation role of knowledge sharing with organizational members given the rapidly growing academic interest in the meaning of work. Design/methodology/approach – Based on a survey o...
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Though successful university-industry (UI) collaboration may promise numerous potential benefits, partners need to overcome many barriers in order to realize them. Institutional divergences between university and industry cause problems in setting priorities, in conflicts of values, and with timeframe gaps. Capturing tacit knowledge in a university...
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Based on a historical analysis of university–industry collaboration (UIC) in Japan, this paper elucidates the relationships between a variety of UIC types and the functional differentiation of boundary-spanning organisations to promote UIC from a resource dependence perspective. To overcome the traditional limitations of informal, inter-personal co...
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Growing beyond the catch-up model of imitative innovations, Korea has considerably expanded its national R&D budget since the 1990s. However, the rapid expansion brought about a decentralization of the national R&D programs by competing ministries, thus raising significant concerns about inter-ministerial duplication and overlap. Ratified in 2001,...
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Purpose – This paper aims to deepen understanding of the interrelated questions: how Japanese antidumping policies have been formulated and transformed; what the reasons are for such caution in adopting antidumping measures; and what patterns can be observed of recent changes in antidumping policy and legal systems. Design/methodology/approach – T...
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Success of technological standardisation is strongly associated with the process of how standards develop, or the governance mechanism administering the standardisation processes. Expanding existing standardisation literatures’ narrow focus on market and government, this paper analyses comparatively two different standard governance mechanisms of c...
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In order to understand how IT impacts at the industry level, this paper adopts a theory of the coevolution of technological innovations and copyright institutions and applies it to examine how the mobile music business in Japan and Korea has developed. In Japan, mobile music business is controlled by incumbent recording companies and is complementa...
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Successful collaborations between university and industry (UI) promise numerous mutual benefits. In order to realize these benefits, both parties need effective governance mechanisms to overcome organizational and cultural barriers. Until 2004 in Japan, national universities were government organizations, and as such, they were prevented from activ...
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Although university–industry (U–I) collaborations promise numerous benefits, both parties need to overcome high cultural and organisational barriers in order to materialise potentials. A variety of boundary spanning structures have developed in the USA and other countries, and this paper examines the roles and effects of industry liaison offices (I...
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University-industry linkages (UIL) provide firms with creative ideas and solutions to their problems and universities with critical research funds. In Japan, a series of institutional and policy reform has been made to promote UIL since the end of 1990s, including the historical incorporation of national universities in 2004. Traditionally, a UI co...
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This paper aims at exploring a mechanism of new business development. To understand how a business develops, we move our analytical focus from the level of a focal business to the level of the "business ecosystem," a collection of related businesses and institutions. We pay special attention to slowly advancing component as a "reverse salient." We...
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This paper examines how mobile music businesses have been developed in Japan and Korea, two countries that have led the world in creating and developing the mobile music industry. We pay attention to the music copyright institution as a "reverse salient," which we argue has played an important role to determine the direction and timing of mobile mu...
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This paper examines the development process of music businesses on mobile Internet in Japan and Korea, two leading countries in the world that have been enjoying rapid growth of mobile Internet businesses. Based on the "Large Technological System" perspective (Hughes 1983, 1989), this paper sees music copyright management institutions as a "reverse...
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This paper examines the development process and successful factors of the ringing tone melody downloading service, or "Chaku-Mero," in Japan. Chaku-Mero is a mobile Internet service in which a subscriber could download from a wide selection of music melodies his/her favorite with some fee to get it ring when the mobile phone receives a call message...

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