Sou Hwan Kang

Sou Hwan Kang
Sungkyunkwan University | SKKU · Department of Public Administration

Ph.D. Korea University

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7 Research Items
7 Citations
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Introduction
Sou Hwan Kang is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Graduate School of Governance, Sungkyunkwan University. He received his Ph.D. degree in sociology at Korea University (Dissertation: A Study on the Conditions and Influence of University Ranking System: Norm, Institutional Logic, and Status Group). His current research interests include organizational sociology, higher education, cultural industries, institutional change, and neo-institutionalism.
Additional affiliations
March 2021 - October 2022
Korea University
Position
  • Research Professor
Description
  • PostDoc position at the Center for ICT and Society (CIS), the School of Media and Communication, Korea University, which aims to increase the understanding of society through research based on socio-technical, technological, and industrial perspectives of new information technologies.
August 2020 - February 2021
Korea Institute of Public Administration
Position
  • Research Assistant
March 2018 - June 2018
Dongyang University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Lecturer in Introduction to Sociology

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Publications (9)
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This article starts with the recognition that self-efficacy is more necessary than ever for growing teenagers to adapt to a rapidly changing and complex society. The purpose of this study is to identify factors of impact on self-efficacy that existing studies have missed, and to present supplemental policies surrounding the development of self-effi...
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Previous studies have extensively explored the effects of objective socioeconomic factors such as income on the sense of control, assuming that individuals have control over their lives and can obtain desired goals. However, little attention has been paid to the effect of unequal distribution of economic resources on the sense of control. Using dat...
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Since the outbreak of MERS in 2015, many white papers have been published. In this context, this study focuses on “Why have so many white papers been published, and have they played their role properly?” This study provides a reason to reconsider the function, role and conditions of the disaster white paper. Based on these discussions, this study a...
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AVEX, a Japanese leading entertainment company, decided to withdraw from the Chinese market in 2013 due to its business failure. In contrast, SM Entertainment adapted to the Chinese market and has survived. Organizations are affected by their external environment and implement strategies to adapt and respond to this environment. This study investig...
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This study wants to bridge the gap, through materializing the mechanism of cultural diffusion, which is a natural attribute of Hallyu. This paper is composed of two works centered on research question, "how the Korean style flows into other societies?" First, The first is to create an analysis framework for the materialization of the Hallyu. In ord...
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The Chinese government has been embarrassed with the social issues such as the geometric increase of mass unemployment and the poor due to the reform and open policy in 1978. And, in order to solve the social problems, minimum living standard scheme (MLSS) which is different with existing public assistance system, is forced to diffuse across China....
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This study explores how business organizations taper their ethical problems and garner positive images as a result of the managing organizational legitimacy, especially in the case of the Korea Racing Authority (KRA). KRA adopted various strategies with a full understanding of the message, ‘legitimacy matters’, including organizational ‘repositioni...

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Can ranking change be an independent variable that affects organizational structure in statistical analysis?
I want to analyze the impact of ranking on my organization. Please let me know the possible analytical approach. And is there any recommended papers from a quantitative approach?

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