Dr. Joseph Kim

Joseph Kim


Dr. Joseph Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at West Chester University. He received his Ph.D. in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from Temple University. He teaches courses related to human resource management and organizational behavior. His research primarily focuses on issues related to trust, impression management, and abusive supervision. 


  • B.A., Emory University
  • M.S., Yonsei University
  • Ph.D., Fox School of Business, Temple University

Area of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Impression Management
  • Meta-Analysis


  • Han, S., Harold, C.M., Kim, J., & Vogel, R. (in press). Perceived Benefits and Costs of Empowerment: Conceptualization, Measure Development, and Examination of its Nomological Network. Journal of Management.
  • Kim, J., Harold, C.M., & Holtz, B.C. (2021). Evaluations of Abusive Supervisors: The Moderating Role of the Abuser’s Gender. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Han, S., Harold, C.M., Oh, I., Kim, J., & Agoli, A. (2021). A Meta-Analysis Integrating 20 Years of Workplace Incivility Research: Antecedents, Consequences, and Boundary Conditions. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Kim, J., Holtz, B.C., & Hu, B. (2021). Rising above: Investigating employee exemplification as a response to the experience of shame induced by abusive supervision. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
  • Holtz, B.C., De-Cremer, D., Hu, B., Kim, J., & Giacalone, R. (2020). How certain can we really be that our boss is trustworthy and does it matter? A metacognitive perspective on employee evaluations of supervisor trustworthiness. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Greenbaum, R. L., Mawritz, M. B., Webster, B. D., Bonner, J., & Kim, J. (2018). Supervisor to employee expediency: The moderating role of leader-member exchange and the mediating role of employee unethical tolerance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39, 525-541.

Classes Regularly Taught

  • MGT 321: Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • MGT 431: Human Resource Management
  • HRM 604: Compensation Analysis
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