Seongtae Kim

Seongtae Kim

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Department of Information and Service Management

Seongtae (Seo) Kim is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Aalto University School of Business. Prior to Aalto, starting 2019, Seo was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland. He obtained his PhD (2013-2016) in Supply Chain Management from the University of Hull’s Logistics Institute, United Kingdom. 

Seo's research interests include supply chain sustainability/ethics, supply chain risk and disruptions, complex supply networks, and digital transformation in supply chains. Currently, he serves as the Principal Investigator of the 4-year (2023-2027) Academy of Finland research project "Supply chain restructuring in light of mega disruptions: Moving toward a sustainable future". 

Full researcher profile
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Postal address
Ekonominaukio 1 02150 Espoo Finland
Phone number
+358503267760

Honors and awards

Best Paper Runner-Up Award (Decision Sciences Journal)

Runner-Up of the Best Paper Award for the paper published in the Decision Sciences Journal in 2021
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Nov 2022

Chris Voss Best Paper Award (EurOMA Conference)

Winner of the Chris Voss Best Paper Award at the 29th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Annual Conference
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Jul 2022

Best Paper Award Finalist (EDSI Conference)

Finalist for the Best Paper Award at the 2021 European Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Jun 2021

PhD Scholarship

Full scholarship for PhD study (out of 327 applications) awarded by Business School, University of Hull
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Information and Service Management Apr 2013

Highly Commended Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

Highly Commended 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Aug 2019

Best Paper Award (Journal of Supply Chain Management)

Winner of the Best Paper Award for the paper published in the Journal of Supply Chain Management in 2019
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Information and Service Management Aug 2020

Publications

Bridging the Innovation Gap: Why Organizational Climate Matters for Leveraging Innovation from Supply Networks

Byung Gak Son, Jörg M. Ries, Nachiappan Subramanian, Seongtae Kim 2024 JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Paradoxical Association Between Lean Manufacturing, Sustainability Practices and Triple Bottom Line Performance

Toan Tran, Seongtae Kim, Byung Gak Son, M. Ramkumar 2023 IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Effects of Supply Chain Disruptions due to COVID-19 on Shareholder Value

Nishat Alam Choudhury, Seongtae Kim, M. Ramkumar 2022 International Journal of Operations and Production Management

Adoption of Green Supply Chain Management Practices in Multi-Tier Supply Chains: Examining the Differences between Higher and Lower Tier Firms

Seongtae Kim, Kai Foerstl, Christoph G. Schmidt, Stephan M. Wagner 2022 International Journal of Production Research

Buyer Abusive Behavior and Supplier Welfare: An Empirical Study of Truck Owner–Operators

Seongtae Kim, Sangho Chae, Stephan M. Wagner, Jason W. Miller 2022 JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Examining the Stock Price Effect of Corruption Risk in the Supply Chain

Seongtae Kim, Stephan M. Wagner 2021 Decision Sciences

Logistics Service Provider Selection for Disaster Preparation: A Socio-Technical Systems Perspective

Seongtae Kim, M. Ramkumar, Nachiappan Subramanian 2019 Annals of Operations Research

The Impact of Supplier Sustainability Risk on Shareholder Value

Seongtae Kim, Stephan M. Wagner, Claudia Colicchia 2019 JOURNAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Ethical Sourcing: An Analysis of the Literature and Implications for Future Research

Seongtae Kim, Claudia Colicchia, David Menachof 2018 Journal of Business Ethics