Daekwan Kim

Spencer-Feheley MBA Professor
 Daekwan Kim
358 RBB
Academic Specialty
Multinational Business
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Areas of Expertise
  • Information Technology and its Impact on a Firm's Marketing Strategies
  • Information Technology for Global Supply Chain Management
  • Information Technology and Firm Internationalization
  • International Buyer-Seller Relationships

Dr. Daekwan Kim is the Spencer-Feheley MBA Professor in the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing at Florida State University’s College of Business. His research interests include the impact of IT on firms’ marketing strategies and activities, marketing/international marketing strategies, multinational brand management, customer equity and international buyer-seller relationships. His research has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of International Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Research, and International Marketing Review among other journals. 

Kim received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yonsei University in South Korea and his MBA in international business and management information systems from Kent State University. His Ph.D. is in marketing from Michigan State University.

Selected Published Research

“Early Evidence on the Relationship between Industry 4.0 and MNEs’ Global Value Chains: The Role of Value Creation vs. Value Capturing by Headquarters and Foreign Subsidiaries,” Journal of International Business Studies, 54, 599-630, with J.Y. Lee, B.C. Choi, and A. Jimenez.

"Signalling Strategies of Exporters on Internet Business-to-Business Platforms," Journal of Management Studies, (2021), 58(7), 1695-2002, with B. Jean.

"E-platform use and exporting in the context of Alibaba: A signaling theory perspective," Journal of International Business Studies, (2021), 52, 1501-1528, with B. Jean, K. Zhou, and S.T. Cavusgil. 

"Antecedents and Outcomes of Online Platform Risk for International New Ventures' Internationalization," Journal of World Business, (2020), 55 (1), 101020, with B. Jean and E. Cavusgil.

"Internet and SMEs' internationalization: The role of platform and website," Journal of International Management, (2020), 26 (1), 100690.

"Drivers and Performance Outcomes of Supplier Innovation Generation in Customer-Supplier Relationships: The Role of Power-Dependence," Decision Sciences Journal, (2012), 43 (6) with B. Jean and R. Sinkovics.

"Systems Collaboration and Strategic Collaboration: Their Impacts on Supply Chain Responsiveness and Market Performance," Decision Sciences Journal, (2010), 41 (4), 955-981, with R. Lee.

"Drivers and Performance Outcomes of Knowledge Sharing for Suppliers in Power-asymmetric Cross-border Relationships: The Role of Communication Culture," Journal of International Marketing, (2010), 18 (1), 63-85, with B. Jean and R. Sinkovics.

"International Business Competence and the Contemporary Firm," Journal of International Business Studies, (2009), 40 (2), 255-273, with G. Knight.

"Information System Innovations and Supply-Chain Management: Channel Relationships and Firm Performance," Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, (2006), 34 (1), 40-54, with S.T. Cavusgil and R. Calantone.

Export Marketing Strategy: Tactics and Skills That Work by Business Expert Press with S. Zou and ST Cavusgil (2009)
Interesting Facts

Fluent in Korean
Program Leader of Global Business Seminar
Program Director of CIMaR (Consortium for International Marketing Research)

Honors and Awards
  • Senior Editor, International Business Review
  • Associate Editor, Decision Sciences
  • Editorial Review Board, Industrial Marketing Review
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Business Research
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of International Marketing
  • Editorial Review Board, Thunderbird International Business Review
  • 2013 Doug Dunlap Research Scholar