조승아 교수는 현재 서울대학교 경영대학에서 경영전략, 국제경영, 그리고 협상전략을 강의하고 있으며 Managerial Cognition, Corporate Governance, Strategic Decision-Making, Negotiation 등의 경영전략분야에서 연구를 하고 있다. 서울대학교 경영대학 학생부학장, 서울대학교 국제협력본부 부본부장, 한국 전략경영학회 부회장, 한인경영학자협회 회장, 한국전략경영학회 부회장, 하버드대학 총동문회 (Harvard Alumni Association) 이사, 서울대학교 중국 사무소 소장, 대한민국 국방부 자문교수, 그리고 서울대학교 경영대학 국제교류 위원장 을 역임했으며 미국Rutgers University 대학에서 조교수 및 (tenured)부교수로 재직하였다. 미국 하버드 대학에서 경제학 학사, 그리고 컬럼비아 경영대학에서 석사 및 박사학위를 받았다.
Theresa Cho is Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, at Seoul National University Business School. She has served in several positions including Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the College of Business Administration, Deputy Vice President of International Affairs at Seoul National University, President of Association of Korean Management Scholars, Representative-at-Large for Strategic Management Society, and Vice President of Korean Strategic Management Society. Since 2018, she also serves as the Harvard Alumni Association Director for International Clubs, overseeing alumni organizations in the Asia-Pacific region.
Before joining SNU in 2007, Professor Cho was Associate Professor (with tenure) at Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey. She received an A. B.(with honors) in Economics from Harvard College, Harvard University, and received her M.Phil. and Ph.D. (with distinction) in Strategic Management from Columbia Business School, Columbia University.
Professor Cho’s current research interests focus on behavioral strategy, with a particular emphasis on the effects of managerial cognition and corporate governance on organizational processes. She has published extensively on several topics including: the role of managerial cognition in strategic response to the financial crisis, the linkage between top management team attributes and the firm’s behavior in the interfirm competition, executives’ attributes and alliance formation of venture startups in high-tech industries, the impact of environmental shift on managerial incentive system, and the effects of competitor dynamics on market and resource heterogeneity.
Professor Cho’s research has been published in several top-tier scholarly journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Research in Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Business Research. Her recent studies have received numerous research awards including the KSG Entrepreneurship Research Award by the Karl Schlecht Foundation, Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize, and the William Newman Award by the Academy of Management. She was also the recipient of the Thomas H. Mott Award for Teaching Excellence, and General Electric Teaching Fellowship at Rutgers Business School.
- 미국 하버드 대학 학사 (경제학)
- 미국 컬럼비아 경영대학 석사(경영전략)
- 미국 컬럼비아 경영대학 박사 (경영전략)
- 서울대학교 경영대학 교수 (2008-현재).
- 서울대학교 경영대학 학생부학장 (2020-2021).
- Representative-at-Large (elected), Strategic Management Society, Behavioral Strategy Interest Group (2018-현재).
- 하버드대학 총동문회 이사 (Director, Harvard Alumni Association Director for International Clubs), (2018-현재).
- 서울대학교 국제협력본부 부본부장 (Deputy Vice President, Seoul National University) (2015-2016)
- 한국 전략경영학회 부회장 (2016- 2017)
- 서울대학교 중국 사무소 소장, (2015-2016)
- 한인경영학자협회 회장 (Co-President, Association of Korean Management Scholars) (2014- )
- 서울대학교 경영대학 국제교류 위원장 (Associate Dean of International Affairs) (2013-2015)
- 자문위원, 대한민국 국방부 (2012-2017)
- 편집위원 (editorial board member), 전략경영연구 (2009-2015 )
- 자문/연구교수, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Passau, Germany (2016-2017)
- 자문/연구교수 (Affiliated Scholar), Skolkovo Institute of Emerging Market Studies, Moscow and Beijing (2009-2012)
- 자문교수, 삼성경제연구소 (2008-2009)
- Rutgers University, Rutgers 경영대학 부교수 (tenured) (2006-2008)
- Rutgers University, Rutgers 경영대학 조교수 (1999-2005)
- KSG Entrepreneurship Research Award, 2019 Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs, Vienna, Austria.
- Finalist / Honorable Mention, 2018 Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize.
- Best Paper Award, 2018 Strategic Management Society Cooperative Interest Group.
- Elected as the Representative-at-Large, Strategic Management Society, Behavioral Strategy Interest Group, 2018-present.
- The Best Conference Paper Award (Honorable Mention), 2018 Meeting of the Strategic Management Society.
- Institute of Management Research Grant, Seoul National University, 2008-2014.
- The Best Alliance Program Research Award, 2013.
- The Overseas Training Expense Program for Humanities & Social Sciences, Seoul National University, 2012.
- The Aspiring Researcher Program at Seoul National University, 2011.
- Young Faculty Research Award, Korea Research Foundation, 2009.
- Thomas H. Mott Award for Teaching Excellence, Rutgers Business School, 2004.
- Finalist, The William Newman Award for the Best Paper Based on Dissertation, Academy of Management, 2001.
- Rutgers Business School Technological Management Research Center Grant, 2003-2004.
- GE Teaching Fellow, 2000-2001.
- Rutgers University Research Council Grant, 1999-2006.
- Rutgers Business School Research Resource Committee Grant, 1999-2006.
- Recipient of With Distinction honors for the doctoral thesis (awarded to the top 1% of the doctoral candidates), Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999.
- Member, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, 1999-present
- Columbia University Doctoral Fellowship, 1991-1995.
- Harvard College Scholarship, 1987-1990.
- Dean’s List, Harvard College, 1987-1990.
- First Place, The Korea Times Literary Competition, Non-Fiction Division (in Korean), 1990.
- Rotary Scholarship, 1986.
- Ahn, S., Cho, C.K. and Cho, T.S. “Performance feedback and organizational learning: The role of regulatory focus,” forthcoming in Management Decision.
- Cho, C. K., Cho, T. S., and Lee, J. “Managerial attributes, consumer proximity, and corporate environmental performance,” Forthcoming in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management.
- Cho, C. K. and Cho, T. S. 2018. “On averting disappointment: Remedying the impact of shifting expectations,” Frontiers in Psychology. In Press.
- Hanisch, M., Koenig, A., Haussler, C., Graf-Vlachy, L. & Cho, T. S. 2018. “The Influence of cognitive frame similarity on contingency planning in strategic alliances,” The Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.
- Chung, D., Kang, J. and Cho, T. S. 2018. “TMT knowledge specificity, organization search scope and innovation performance,” International Journal of Technology Management, 78: 208-233.
- Choi, J. N., Sung, S. Y., & Cho, T. S. 2014. “Creative contribution of individuals in groups: Effects of goal orientation and participative safety,” Social Behavior and Personality, 41.
- Mack, D. and Cho, T. S. 2011. “SK Telecom R11; Going for the global leadership,” Asian Case Research Journal, 15:2.
- Ahn, K. J., Chae, H. W., Song, J. Y. and Cho, T. S. 2009. “The effects of founder-CEO attributes on alliance formation of venture startups: The social network perspective,” Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.
- Cho, T. S. and Shen, W. 2007. “Exploring the linkage between environmental shift and changes in executive compensation: The role of executive turnover,” Strategic Management Journal, 28:747-754.
- Cho, T. S. and Hambrick, D. 2006. “Attention patterns as mediators between top management team characteristics and strategic change: The case of airline deregulation,” Organization Science, 17:453-469.
- Cho, T. S. 2006. “The effects of executive turnover on top management team's environmental scanning behavior after an environmental change,” Journal of Business Research, 59:1142-1150.
- Shen, W. and Cho, T. S. 2005. “Exploring involuntary executive turnover through a managerial discretion framework,” Academy of Management Review, 30:843-862.
- Hambrick, D.C., Finkelstein, S., Cho, T.S., and Jackson, E. M. 2005. “Isomorphism in reverse: Institutional theory as an explanation for recent increases in intraindustry heterogenity and managerial discretion,” Research in Organizational Behavior (Issue 26). Staw, B. and Kramer, R. M. (Ed). Berkeley: Elsevier.
- Cho, T. S. 2001. “The Effects of top executive team composition, pay structure and attention on strategic change: A case of airline deregulation,” Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings (nominated for the William Newman Best Paper Award Based on Dissertation).
- Hambrick, D. C., Cho, T. S., and Chen, M. J. 1996. “Top management team heterogeneity and competitive behaviors of the firm," Administrative Science Quarterly, 41: 659-684. Reprinted in Corporate Governance in the New Global Economy, 2004. Keasey, K., Thompson, S. and Wright, M. (Ed.). Surrey, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
- Cho, T. S., Hambrick, D. C. and Chen, M. J. 1994. "The effects of top management characteristics on competitive behaviors of firms," Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.
[Articles in Korean Journals]
- Cho, T. S. 2013. “No longer a singular market: An exploratory study of divergent preferences of Chinese consumers as revealed through online forums for automobiles,” International Business Journal. Vol. 24(2).
- Cho, T. S. 2011. “Environmental scanning behavior of the top managers: A regulatory focus model,” Seoul Journal of Business. Vol. 17(2): 151-166.
- Cho, T. S. 2011.”Exploring the effects of macrocultural forces on institutional isomorphism,” Journal of Strategic Management. 14 (2): 77-92.
- Cho, T. S. 2009. “Managerial attention and organizational adaptation following an environmental shift,” Korean Management Review.
- Ahn, K.J., Chae, H., Song, J. and Cho, T. S. 2009. “The effects of founder-CEO attributes on alliance formation of venture start-ups: A social network perspective,” Korean Business Review, 38 (6): 1545-1572.