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Dr Sang-Bum Park

Lecturer in Strategic Management

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Telephone +441274 234017


Dr. Sang-Bum Park is a Lecturer in International Business and Strategic Management at the School of Management at University of Bradford in the U.K. Prior to this current position, he worked as a research professor (postdoc) at Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. He obtained a Ph.D. in management from Korea University Business School. His dissertation is about corporate social responsibility (CSR) decoupling and the gap among firms’ adopted CSR policies and actual implementations, with an emphasis on family governance. He received an MA and a BA in sociology from Korea University. His research focuses on CSR/sustainability, family business, and international business. His works were presented in several academic conferences, including 2014, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meetings, the 2014 Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society (SMS), the 2017 Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting, the 2016 Annual European International Business Association (EIBA) Conference, the 2015 Biennial Conference of Asia Academy of Management (AAOM) and the 2018 International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) World Congress. His works have been published in impactful academic journals, including the Business Strategy and the Environment (SSCI, 2018 Impact Factor: 6.381, JCR ranking: 10 in Business), and four papers are currently under the peer-review processes. For the full list of his publications and conference presentations, please see the Google Scholar profile.

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I am interested in corporate social responsibility/sustainability, family business, and internantional business. 


Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleMultinationals and sustainable development: Does internationalization develop corporate sustainability of emerging market multinationals? (2018)
AuthorsPark, S.-B.
JournalBusiness Strategy and the Environment
Other Journal
TitleHow does family governance shape corporate philanthropy? Interaction effects between family ownership and management controls (2019)
AuthorsPark, S.-B., & Kim, H.
JournalKorean Management Review
Title Author(s)
Family leadership and CSR decoupling: Founder-descendant differences of socioemotional wealth (2019)Park, S.-B.
Managing institutionalization: Means-ends decoupling in human resource practices (2018)Park, S.-B.
Being credited while being censured: Multinationality and sustainability of EMNEs (2018)Park, S.-B.
Institutional works in scholarly networks: A rapprochement between agency and structure (2014)Park, S.-B.