Anna Kim

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Strategy & Organization — Sustainability
Anna Kim
Contact Information
Email address: 
anna.kim [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
darlene.fowler [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Degree(s): 

PhD in Management Studies, University of Cambridge

Area(s): 
Strategy & Organization
Office: 
489
Biography: 

Anna Kim is Assistant Professor in Management for Sustainability at the Desautels Faculty of Management and Mentor for the B.Com Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration. Anna’s research explores how organizations can better coordinate short- and long-term considerations, as well as local and global processes, for sustainable development. Her ethnographic fieldwork sites include Fairtrade-certified tea and coffee producer organizations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Nepal, as well as alternative trading organizations (ATOs) in Canada and the UK. Anna’s work has been recognized by several awards, including Best International Paper Award and Best Environmental & Social Practices Paper Award at the Academy of Management (OMT Division), and published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Organization Science.

Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Organizational Theory
Social Enterprise
Sustainable Development
Selected publications: 

 

Journal Articles

Kim, S. & Kim, A. (in press) "Going viral or growing like an oak tree? Towards sustainable local development through entrepreneurship." Academy of Management Journal, https://journals.aom.org/doi/10.5465/amj.2018.0041

Cho, C. H., Kim, A., Rodrigue, M., & Schneider, T. (2020) “Towards a better understanding of sustainability accounting and management research and teaching in North America: a look at the community.” Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. 11 (6): 985–1007.

Oborn, E., Barrett, M., Orlikowski, W., Kim, A. (2019) “Trajectory dynamics in innovation: Developing and transforming a mobile money service across time and place.” Organization Science, 30 (5): 1097–1123.

Kim, A., Bansal, P., & Haugh, H. (2019) “No time like the present: How a present time perspective can foster sustainable development.” Academy of Management Journal, 62 (2): 607–634.

Bansal, P., Kim, A., & Wood, M. (2018) “Hidden in plain sight: The importance of scale in organizations’ attention to issues.” Academy of Management Review, 43 (2): 217–241.

Teaching Cases

Kim, A. & Renaud, C. (2018) “Ten Thousand Villages in crisis: Can the fair trade pioneer survive and flourish in an economic downturn?” (« Dix Mille Villages en péril : le pionnier du commerce équitable peut-il survivre à la crise économique? ») International Journal of Case Studies in Management, vol. 16, no. 3.

Kim, A. & Perreault-Henry, J. (2018) “PlayPumps: Playful solutions to water problems in Africa?” (« PlayPumps : la solution au manque d’eau en Afrique, un jeu d’enfant? ») International Journal of Case Studies in Management, vol. 16, no. 3.

El-Khoury, J. & Kim, A. (2018) “Gardens without Borders: Creating corporate-social enterprise collaborations for sustainability.” (« Jardins sans frontières : développement durable et collaborations entre entreprises sociales et conventionnelles ») International Journal of Case Studies in Management, vol. 16, no. 2.

Barrett, M., Kim, A., & Prince, K. (2011) “M-PESA power: Leveraging service innovation in emerging economies.” The Case Centre: 911-007-1.

Book Chapters

David, C. & Kim. A. (2010) “Developing markets, building networks: Promoting Fair Trade in Asia.” In K. Macdonald & S. Marshall (Eds.), Fair Trade, Corporate Accountability and Beyond: Experiments in Global Justice Governance Mechanisms. Surrey: Ashgate, 57–74. 

 

 

 

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

2020 OCIS Best Published Paper Award [First runner-up], Organizational Communication & Information Systems (OCIS) Division, Academy of Management

2019 Academy of Management Review (AMR) Best Article Award [Finalist]

2018 OMT Best International Paper Award [Recipient], Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division, Academy of Management

2018 Carolyn Dexter Award [Nominee], Academy of Management

2015 OMT Best Paper Award on Environmental and Social Practices [Recipient], Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division, Academy of Management

2014 ITC-Emerald Best International Dissertation Award [Recipient], International Theme Committee (ITC), Academy of Management

2014 SBE Best Dissertation Award [Finalist], Society for Business Ethics

2014 SIM Best Dissertation Award [Finalist], Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division, Academy of Management

2012 Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy Best Paper Award [Recipient], Ivey Business School & Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability

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