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Jihee Kim

Research student,


Jihee Kim is a PhD student in Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. She studied MA in Management with a higher degree at Durham University in the 2009-2010 academic year. She had worked in several organisations such as Korean National Assembly, Samsung, LG, and Korean Air. Her research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

* PhD in Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University, UK (2016-Present)
* MSc in Social Science Research Methods, Cardiff University, UK (2015)
* MA in Management, Durham University, UK (2010)
* BA in Sociology, Ewha Womans University, South Korea (2005)


Research interests

Her research interests involve: cooperation, and coordination, collaboration, supply chain integration and partnerships in humanitarian and disaster relief supply chain management. In particular, she seeks to apply the key assumptions of Business-SCM and determine the suitability for the analysis of Humanitarian-SCM.


Teaching Assistant, Cardiff University (2016-2018)

- Supporting the module of 'Operations Management', in charge of tutorial classes regarding SCM, operations strategy and performance, Inventory planning and control, inventory management, resource planning systems, quality management, etc.


Exploring Supplier Integration implementation within the humanitarian supply chain context

Funding source

the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)



  • Kim, J., Pettit, S. and Beresford, A. 2023. Supplier relationships in humanitarian organisations. In: Heaslip, G. and Tatham, P. eds. Humanitarian Logistics: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters and Complex Emergencies. Kogan Page, pp. 43-66.





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