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Dongmin Kim



Business, Faculty of

Oland Hall 220

Saint John
1 506 653 2052

Dongmin Kim joined the Faculty of Business Administration in 2005 and is a member of the Electronic Commerce and Management Information Systems.

Dr. Kim received Ph.D. in MIS from University of British Columbia (2005), MBA from Yonsei Graduate School of Business Administration (1998), and B.A. in Economics from Yonsei University (1982). He worked for IBM Korea for 17 years (1982–99). He teaches BA2123 (Introduction to Electronic Commerce), BA3672 (Introduction to Management Information Systems), and MBA7604 (Management Information Systems). Prior to joining the University of New Brunswick, he taught at the University of British Columbia and IBM Korea.

Dr. Kim currently serves as an Associate Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems (2013-), a member of Referee Corps, Journal of Management Information Systems (2009-), and a member of Referee Corps, International Journal of Electronic Commerce.

He served as a Vice Chair for Research Resource, SIGHCI (Special Interest Group of Human Computer Interaction) in Association of Information Systems (2010-2012), an Executive Committee member, Korean Chapter in Association of Information Systems (KrAIS) (2012-2014), a Co-Secretary, Korean Chapter in Association of Information Systems (KrAIS) (2010-2012), a member of the Editorial Board of Information and Management (2007-2011), a member of the Editorial Review Board of Decision Sciences (2007-2011).

Within UNB, he serves as a chair of the Faculty Support Fund and as chair of the Faculty of Business Research Colloquium. He served as a chair of the Senate Curriculum Committee of UNB Saint John (2009-2010), a chair of the Faculty of Business Curriculum Committee (2007-2012), and a chair of Research Colloquium (2006-2013). He is also a member of the Graduate Academic Unit.

Dr. Kim received University of New Brunswick Saint John Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching in 2011 and was honoured with the Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017.

Dr. Kim’s main research interest is in evaluating user interface to facilitate business to consumer electronic commerce while his other interests include effective management of anti-spam filters in an organization, information processing, information quality, service quality, and customer satisfaction of information systems. He has published papers and proceedings in a number of journals and conferences. Among them, three papers have appeared in top five MIS (Management Information Systems) journals: Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, or Communications of the ACM.

He received two SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) research grants (2008 – 2010): a research project titled "The Effects of Web Vendor Interventions on Customer Trust in An Internet Store" ($26,867) as a principal investigator, and another, titled "Determining the Optimal Level of Filtering Spam Mails" ($18,539) as a co-investigator with Dr. Richard Cho.

Selected recent publications

Wang, W., Qiu, L., Kim, D. and I. Benbasat (2016). "Effects of Rational and Social Appeals Online Recommendation Agents on Cognition- and Affect-based Trust", Decision Support Systems, Vol 86, June 2016, pp. 48-60.

Kim. D. and Cho, R." Understanding Perceptions of Students Regarding Optional Bonus Assignments: Google Certifications as Optional Bonus Assignments" Proceedings of Post-ICIS LG/CNS KrAIS Research Workshop, Milan, Italy, December 2013.

Kim. D. and Cho, R. "Examining courses that are related to students' attrition / retention" Proceedings of Korea Management Information System (KMIS) Fall Conference, Seoul, November 2013.

Kim. D. and Cho, R."Understanding Consumer’s Responses to Sponsored Links on a Search Engine Results Page" Proceedings of Post-ICIS LG/CNS KrAIS Research Workshop, Orlando Florida, December 2012.

Kim, D. and Benbasat, I. (2010). “Designs for Effective Implementation of Trust Assurances in Internet Stores.” Communications of the ACM, 53 (2), 121-126.

Kim, D. and Benbasat, I. (2010). “Trust-Assuring Arguments in B2C e-commerce: Impact of Content, Source, and Price on Trust.” Journal of Management Information Systems, 26 (3), 175-206.