Joo Hun Han

Joo Hun Han

  • Associate Professor, Human Resource Management (HRM)
Janice H. Levin Building, 94 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8054

Ph.D., Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Curriculum Vitae - CV (PDF)

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Compensation
  • Human capital
  • Leadership
  • Diversity

Joo Hun Han is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management. He received his Ph.D. from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and B.B.A. and B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University. He joined the School of Management and Labor Relations Department of Human Resource Management in 2014. His research examines the intersections among human resource practices, business strategy, and leadership, with particular focus on their combined effects on employee and organization outcomes. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in leading management journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organization Science. He received the Emerging Scholar in Employee Participation and Ownership Award from the Academy of Management's Human Resources Division in 2017.

Research Publications
  1. Han, J. H., Liao, H., Han, J., & Li, N. (in press) When Leader-Member Exchange Differentiation Improves Work Group Functioning: The Combined Roles of Differentiation Bases and Reward Interdependence. Personnel Psychology.
  2. Han, J. H., Shin, D.-J., Castellano, W. G., Konrad, A. M., & Kruse, D. L., & Blasi, J.R. (in press) Creating Mutual Gains to Leverage a Racially Diverse Workforce: The Effects of Firm-Level Racial Diversity on Financial and Workforce Outcomes Under the Use of Broad-Based Stock Options. Organization Science.
  3. Kehoe, R. R.*, & Han, J. H.* (2020) An Expanded Conceptualization of Line Managers’ Involvement in Human Resource Management. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(2), 111–129.
  4. Han, J. H., Kang, S., Oh, I.-S., Kehoe, R. R., & Lepak, D. P. (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.
  5. Han, J. H., Liao, H., Kim, S., & Han, J. (2019) Narcissism and Empowerment: How Narcissism Influences the Trickle-Down Effects of Organizational Empowerment Climate on Performance. Journal of Management Studies. Advance online publication.
  6. Oh, I.-S.*, Han, J. H.*, Holtz, B., Kim, Y.-J., & Kim, S. (2018) Do Birds of a Feather Flock, Fly, and Continue to Fly Together? The Differential and Cumulative Effects of Attraction, Selection, and Attrition on Personality-Based Within-Organization Homogeneity and Between-Organization Heterogeneity Progression Over Time. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(10), 1347–1366.
  7. Han, J. H., Liao, H., Taylor, M. S., & Kim, S. (2018) Effects of High-Performance Work Systems on Transformational Leadership and Team Performance: Investigating the Moderating Roles of Organizational Orientations. Human Resource Management, 57(5), 1065–1082.
  8. Oh, I.-S., Blau, G. J., Han, J. H., & Kim, S. (2017) Human Capital Factors Affecting Human Resource (HR) Managers’ Commitment to HR and the Mediating Role of Perceived Organizational Value on HR. Human Resource Management,56(2),353–368.
  9. Hong, Y., Liao, H., Raub, S., & Han, J. H. (2016) What It Takes to Get Proactive: An Integrative Multilevel Model of the Antecedents of Personal Initiative. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(5), 687–701.
  10. Han, J. H., Bartol, K. M., & Kim, S. (2015) Tightening up the Performance–Pay Linkage: Roles of Contingent Reward Leadership and Profit-Sharing in the Cross-Level Influence of Individual Pay-for-Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(2), 417–430.

* denotes equal contributors; † denotes the coauthor as a doctoral student

  • Undergraduate Degree Program: Leadership Development
  • Master's Degree Program: Leadership, Managing Workforce Flow
Awards and Honors

Winner of the 2019 MK-AKMS Young Scholar Award (grant award of $5,000), Maekyung Media Group, Korea. 

Winner of the Louis O. Kelso Fellowship (grant award of $12,500), Rutgers SMLR, 2018. 

Winner of the Emerging Scholar in Employee Participation and Ownership Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 2017.

Winner of the Morgan Stanley Fellowship in Equity Compensation (grant award of $8,000), Rutgers SMLR, 2015–2016. 

Winner of the Alvah Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award, Florida International University Center for Leadership and the Network of Leadership Scholars of the Academy of Management, 2015.

Finalist for the Ralph Alexander Best Dissertation Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 2015. 

Winner of Lee J. Hakel Top-Rated Graduate Student Scholarship, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2013.

Winner of SHRM Foundation Dissertation Grant Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 2013.