Jinuk Oh | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Jinuk Oh

Ph.D. Sessional Instructor
Department of Management
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Dr. Oh is an active researcher in the field of organizational behavior and human resource management. His research goals are to understand (1) how best to minimize voluntary employee turnover and (2) the situational conditions that translate employees’ turnover intentions into turnover behavior. He is interested in roles of leadership and strategic human resource management practices as ways of minimizing voluntary employee turnover. His current research aims to develop a process model that examines the underlying mechanisms through which unit-level leadership induces the retention of employees. 

2020    PhD in Management

                University of Guelph

2013    MSc in Business Administration

                Ajou University, South Korea

2010    Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Arts, English Literature

                Ajou University, South Korea

  1. Oh, J., & Park, J. (2020). An integrative review of SHRM research in South Korea: Current status and future directions. Employee Relations. Advance online publication. doi:10.1108/ER-09-2019-0365
  2. Oh, J. (2020). Employee perceptions of HRM practices and their turnover intentions: Evidence from South Korea. Evidence-based HRM, 8(2), 145–160. doi:10.1108/EBHRM-04-2019-0037
  3. Oh, J., & Oh, S. (2017). Authentic leadership and turnover intention: Does organizational size matter?. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 38, 912–926. doi:10.1108/LODJ-08-2016-0209
  4. Woo, C. S., Park, H. H., Choi, M., Oh, J., & Jang, M. H. (2015). Effects of the characteristics of the succession process on organizational performance of family business firms: Moderating effects of strategic human resource management. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship, 10(4), 133–145.
  5. Kim, C. H., Park, H. H., & Oh, J. (2015). The effect of communication channels on union members’ acceptance of tentative agreements during collective bargaining. Korean Journal of Industrial Relations, 25(1), 101–122 (in Korean).
  6. Oh, J., Jeong, D. Y., & Choi, M. (2014). Labor control in the information society: Focusing on socio-technical changes. Korean Journal of Labor Studies, 20(3), 1–36 (in Korean).
  1. Oh, J., & Chhinzer, N. (2020, August). The roles of transformational leadership and collective turnover on employee turnover decisions. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Virtual Conference.
  2. Chhinzer, N., & Oh, J. (2020, June). Development of a layoff typology: Avoiders, diverters, additcs, and exploiters. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Virtual Conference. 
  3. Oh, J. (2018, August). A multi-level model of transformational leadership in reducing employee turnover. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  4. Oh, J. (2018, July). Perceptions of human resource practices and employee turnover: Evidence from South Korea. Paper presented at the 18th International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) World Congress, Seoul, South Korea.
  5. Oh, J. (2018, May). A multi-level model of effectiveness of transformational leadership: From the collective turnover perspective. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  6. Oh, J., & Chhinzer, N. (2017, June). Examining the onus of employers in the integration of foreign-trained professionals into the workplace in Canada. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  7. Chhinzer, N., & Oh, J. (2017, May). It’s not me, it’s you: Examining shifting responsibilities and systemic barriers to the full employment of internationally trained workers in Canada. Paper presented at the Canadian Industrial Relations Association Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  8. Oh, J. (2016, June). Key findings and prospects of High-Involvement Work Systems in Korea. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  9. Oh, J. (2016, June). Who has been perceived as an authentic leader? Future directions of research in authentic leadership through a systematic literature review. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  10. Oh, J. (2016, May). Authentic leadership and turnover intention: Does firm size matter?. Poster presentation at the Southern Ontario Behavioral Decision Research Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.

2019 Nomination for the Casey Cosgrove Teaching Award of Excellence

2019 LANG PhD Candidate Travel Grant

2019 Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) University Finalist

2018 SSHRC GGSF Travel Grant

2018 CBE PhD Candidate Travel Grant

2018 Student Scholarship by the ILERA World Congress Committee

2017 CBE PhD Candidate Travel Grant

2016 Graduate Students' Association Travel Grant

2016 Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship

2015 Ontario Trillium Scholarship

Ontario Trillium Scholarship ($160,000)