Sharon Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor
Management & Organization
Areas of Interest
Organizational Behavior, Managing Creativity in Organizations

Sharon Kim, PhD (Organizational Behavior, Cornell University) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2011.  She is an Assistant Professor in the Research Track with expertise in the areas of individual and group creativity in organizations.


  • 2013 Executive MBA Teaching Award
  • 2012 Academy of Management MOC Division Best Paper Award
  • 2011 Academy of Management William H. Newman Award for Best Paper Based on a Recent Dissertation


  • Kim, S.H., Vincent, L.C. & Goncalo, J.A. (2013). Outside advantage: Can social rejection fuel creative thought? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 605-611.
  • Polman, E.G. & Kim, S.H. (2013). Effects of Anger, Disgust, and Sadness on Sharing with Others. Forthcoming at Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • Goncalo, J.A., Flynn, F.J. & Kim, S.H. (2010). Are two narcissists better than one? The link between narcissism, perceived creativity, and creative performance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1484-1495.
  • Goncalo, J.A. & Kim, S.H. (2010). Distributive justice beliefs and group idea generation: Does a belief in equity facilitate productivity? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 836-840.