Saehee "Sam" Kang

Saehee Sam Kang
Saehee "Sam" KangMarquette University

David Straz Hall, 228

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5814
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor, Management

Saehee (Sam) Kang is an Assistant Professor of Management in the College of Business at Marquette University. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. Saehee’s research interests include strategic human resource management, compensation, innovation, and international management. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Saehee has received many awards for his research, including the Emerging Scholar Award in Employee Participation and Ownership and the SHRM Dissertation Award from the Academy of Management.


  • Ph.D. – Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Rutgers University
  • M.S. – Management, Korea University
  • B.B.A. – Business Administration, Korea University


Kruse, D., Blasi, J., Weltmann, D., Kang, S., Kim, J. O., & Castellano, W. (Forthcoming). Do Employee Share Owners Face Too Much Financial Risk? Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

Han, J., Kang, S., Oh, I-S., Kehoe, R., & Lepak, D. (2019). The Goldilocks Effect of Strategic Human Resource Management? Optimizing the Benefits of a High Performance Work System through the Dual Alignment of Vertical and Horizontal Fit. Academy of Management Journal, 62(5), 1388–1412.

Kang, S., & Kim, A. (2019). Employee Stock Ownership and Financial Performance in European Countries: The Moderating Effects of Uncertainty Avoidance and Social Trust. Human Resource Management, 58, 641-655.

Honors and Awards

The Emerging Scholar Award in Employee Participation and Ownership, Academy of Management, 2020

The Louis O. Kelso Fellowship, Employee Ownership Foundation, 2019-2020

The SHRM Dissertation Award, Academy of Management, 2018

The Corey Rosen Fellowship, Rosen Ownership Opportunities Fund, 2017-2018

ILERA Scholarship, International Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2018