Bora Kim

Dr Bora Kim

+44 (0)1483 682015
43 AP 02

Academic and research departments

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.


University roles and responsibilities

  • Academic Integrity Officer
  • Early Career Researcher (ECR) Representative for SHTM
  • PhD Supervisor

    My qualifications

    Ph.D. Hospitality Management
    The Pennsylvania State University
    MSc Hospitality Management
    The Pennsylvania State University
    Certified Hospitality Educator
    American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute

    In the media


    Research interests

    My teaching

    My publications


    Kim, B., & Lee, S. (2022). The impact of celebrity CEOs on restaurant firm performance: The moderating role of environmental dynamism. Journal of Business Research,139, 869-880.

    Jang, S., Kim, B., & Lee, S. (2022). Impact of corporate social (ir) responsibility on volume and valence of online employee reviews: Evidence from the tourism and hospitality industry. Tourism Management.

    Jolly, P., Van Hoof, H., Kim, B., Chen, F., Duran, M.E., Navas, A.C., Maldonado, G., Valle, J.G. (2021). Cultural Looseness and Tightness (CLT): A Study of Cultural Looseness and Tightness in the context of Latin America, PLoS ONE 16(1): e0246064.

    Kim, B., & Lee, S. (2020). The impact of material and immaterial sustainability on firm performance: The moderating role of franchising strategy. Tourism Management77, 103999.

    Kim, B., Lee, S., & Kang, K. H. (2018). The moderating role of CEO narcissism on the relationship between uncertainty avoidance and CSR. Tourism Management67, 203-213.

    Lee, S., Kim, B., & Ham, S. (2018). Strategic CSR for airlines: does materiality matter? International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management30(12), 3592-3608.

    Jung, S., Kim, J. H., Kang, K. H., & Kim, B. (2018). Internationalization and corporate social responsibility in the restaurant industry: risk perspective. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 26(7), 1105-1123.

    Kim, B., & Kang, K.H. (2013). Accounting Analysis for the Airline Industry: A Case Study of Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, Management Information Journal, 23(1), 1-17.