So-Hyeon Shim
So-Hyeon Shim

Adjunct Lecturer of Management & Organizations

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So-Hyeon Shim is a lecturer and doctoral candidate in the department of Management and Organizations. Her research primarily focuses on leadership, status, and group dynamics. Her current research investigates the impact of a leader’s nonverbal behavior (i.e., unequal visual attention) on status hierarchy and group performance – specifically, how a leader’s unequal attention toward group members affects the formation of status hierarchies and how these status hierarchies affect group decision-making processes and group performance.

Before coming to Kellogg, So-Hyeon worked at the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) in Washington, D.C., at Bain & Company in Korea, and at Yuhan-Kimberly, the leading personal care consumer goods company in Korea.

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PhD (expected), 2014, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
BA, 2005, Psychology, Korea University

Academic Positions
Instructor of Leadership in Organizations, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, 2013-present
Teaching Assistant for Leadership in Organizations, Negotiation, Bargaining, Leading and Managing Teams classes, Kellogg MBA and EMBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2008-2012

Other Professional Experience
Member, Academy of Management
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, International Association of Conflict Management
Member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Grants and Awards
Dispute Resolution Research Center (DRRC) Research Grants, Kellogg School of Management, 2009-2012

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Teaching Interests

Leadership, Decision-Making, Negotiations, and Team Building
Full-Time / Part-Time MBA
Leadership in Organizations (MORS-430-0)

This course counts toward the following majors: Management & Organizations.

This course provides students with the social science tools needed to solve organizational problems and influence the actions of individuals, groups and organizations. It prepares managers to understand how to best organize and motivate the human capital of the firm, manage social networks and alliances, and execute strategic change. This is accomplished through knowledge of competitive decision making, reward system design, team building, strategic negotiation, political dynamics, corporate culture and strategic organizational design.