Jungook Kim’s primary areas of academic interests are workplace and economic democracy, wage and wealth inequality, various forms of employee ownership and employee financial participation, and High-Performance Work Systems (HPWS).
His work focuses on the attitudinal and behavioral impact of democratic workplace culture and employee ownership, including organizational justice perception and psychological ownership.
He also works on the political and social implications of worker participation in the form of democratic spillover, through which workers develop political interests and skills to become more active democratic citizens.
His research Initiatives include:
Shared capitalism, employee ownership, workplace democracy
Workers participation and democratic spillover
Organizational justice perception and psychological ownership