Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
BA MS (Seoul National) PhD (Columbia)
Dr Sungyong Chang explores innovation, imitation, and new entrants' strategies. His particular focus is on high-tech and cultural industries where innovation matter most. First, Dr Chang's research focuses on how new entrants overcome their disadvantages in capabilities and capital to compete against industry leaders. Second, his research focuses on the perspective that views firms as bundles of interdependent choices. Specifically, he explores how firms identify promising business ideas or talent under complexity, which limits complete understandings of the performance implications of each business decision.
Dr Chang’s research bridges strategy and computational social science – the use of large-scale data to investigate firm's strategies and people’s behaviour. With growing volumes of data on every aspect of firm's decision and our daily lives – his work examines some of the major questions in the social sciences.
He won the Peter J. Buckley and M. Casson Dissertation Award from the Academy of International Business in 2019 and Distinguished PhD Paper Award from Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management in 2018. He also won LBS Best Teacher Award - MiM in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. His work has been published in top-tier publications such as the Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal. He is an editorial board member of Strategic Management Journal.
Sungyong's research is featured in the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development brochure.
Strategic Management Journal 2023 Vol 44:12 p 2950-2985
Strategic Management Journal 2023 Vol 44:7 p 1616-1652
Chang S; Eggers J P; Keum D
Organization Science 2022 May-June Vol 33:3 p 1049-1067
Kang S; Chang S; Ross J S; Miller J E
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2021 Vol 110:6 p 1579-1584
Park S; Chang S
Academy of Management Proceedings 2019 Vol 2019
Academy of Management Proceedings 2018 Vol 2018:1
Chang S; Kogut B; Yang J-S
Strategic Management Journal 2016 Vol 37:11 p 2254-2274
Academy of Management Proceedings 2015 Vol 2015:1
Mohliver A; Crilly D; Chang S
Chang S; Lee J; Song J
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