PhD, Strategic Management, University of Toronto
MS, Strategy/International Business, Seoul National University
BS, Engineering, Yonsei University
Kwangjun An is an assistant professor of Strategy and Organization. His research focuses on corporate strategy and stakeholder management, with particular interests in the role that managerial departures, spinoffs, and mergers and acquisitions play in corporate strategic change and the impact that corporate communications have on capital markets' assessment of strategic change. He employs multi method approaches in his research, including social network analysis, textual analysis, and analyses of archival data.
Professor An received his PhD in Strategic Management from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has an M.S. in Strategy & International Business from Seoul National University and his B.S. in Engineering from Yonsei University.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (2018)
Centre for Strategy Studies in Organizations Seed Grant, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University (2018, 2019, 2020)
Kwangjun An. Manager Mobility, Competitive Reaction, and Team Management: Evidence from the U.S. Mutual Fund Industry.
Kwangjun An, Laurie Palin, and Alexandre Dubé-Côté. Language in M&A Conference Calls: How Strategic Communication Influences Investor Perceptions of Acquisitions.
Kwangjun An, Tim Rowley, and Will Mitchell. When Do Entrepreneurs Form Intermediated Relationships? A Study of Start-ups that Use Venture Capital Law Firms in Fundraising.
Kwangjun An and Gabriel Rincon. The Identity Enrichment of Market Intermediaries.
Yonghwan Lee and Kwangjun An. The "Bridge" over Troubled Water: A Study of Cross-Boundary Collaborations that Emerge in the Technical Core of Acquired Firms.
Jung-Hyun Suh and Kwangjun An. The Effects of Multi-Dimensionality and Context-Dependency of Patent Signals on R&D Alliance Formation.