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Yongseok Jang

Yongseok Jang

, Associate Professor


College of Extended and Global Education - Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)
Office Phone(909) 537-7564
Office LocationJB-544
Associate Professor
Office Phone(909) 537-7564
Office LocationJB-544


Dr. Yongseok Jang is currently serving as an associate professor of management within the esteemed Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida and continued to develop his expertise through a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the same institution. His research mostly focuses on technology strategy for early stage startups. His work has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Business Research, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management and Asian Journal of Technolgy and Innovation.

Dr. Jang’s research effectiveness is evidenced by my record of award-winning projects and publications in leading journals, mostly revolving around two major thematic areas, technology entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship education. Dr. Jang has established himself as a prominent member of the academic community, earning recognition as a multiple time winning faculty member. His commitment to the advancement of the field of management is evidenced by his involvement in a variety of academic initiatives, including serving as a reviewer for academic conferences and journals. Dr. Jang has successfully employed multidisciplinary strategies throughout his academic career. Collaborating with researchers from diverse fields, including communication, human resource, marketing, and information science, to name a few, has enabled me to produce innovative research outcomes. 

Dr. Jang teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Strategic Management.   By integrating relevant programs that allow students to experiment and apply concepts they learn in class, Dr. Jang creates a dynamic and engaging learning experience for his students. His commitment to this approach has helped prepare students to tackle real-world challenges with confidence and proficiency.

Dr. Jang is an active member of several esteemed academic organizations, including the Academy of Management, USASBE, and Strategic Management Society. His contributions to the field of management have been significant, and his ongoing dedication to research, education, and community outreach has made him a valuable member of the academic community. Globally, Dr. Jang serves the Korean Society of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship as an active Associate Director of International Relations.


Ph.D. University of Florida

M.A. University of Florida


MGMT 3900 Principles of Strategy

MGMT 4910 Strategic Management

MGMT 6850 Strategic Management

MGMT 4050 Managing Across Borders


Research and Teaching Interests

Selected Publications

Jang, Y., Zhang, J., & Zheng, D. (2023). Do entrepreneurs mistreat probationary employees? The mediating role of perceived ethical climate and moderating roles of core job characteristics. Management Research Review.

Cheng, Y., & Jang, Y. (2023). Crowdfunding technology projects: investigating the moderating effect of product type on campaign success. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management*, 1-15.

Kim, G., Lee, W., Jang, Y., “Navigating a Crisis: do Exploration and Exploitation Help SMEs When They Respond to COVID-19 Disruption?” Asian Journal of Technology Innovation*, 1-18. 2023

Lee, W. Jang, Yongseok, Lee. S., Han, Y., Bae, T., Choi, B.,  “Introduction to Entrepreneurship”, B&M Books , 2022, a text book published in Korean

Soleimanof, S., &  Morris, M.,  Jang, Y.,  “ Following in the Footsteps that Inspire: Parental Passion, Family Communication Patterns, and Children’s Entrepreneurial Attitudes, Journal of Business Research*, 128, 450-461, 2021. – Recognized by the Jack H. Brown College of Business Adminstration as Research Highlights

Jang, Y., Lee, W., & Hadley, B. “Interactive effects of business environment assessment and institutional programs on opportunity entrepreneurship”. Sustainability*, 12(13), 2020.

Jang,  “Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Inward Technology Licensing in the Context of New Technology-Based Firms”. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 16(07), 1950053, 2019.

Jang, Y., Hadley, B., & Lee, W., “Inward Technology Licensing, Financial Slack, and Internal Innovation in New Technology-Based Firms Located in Isolated Areas”, The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 6(2), 173-181, 2019

Jang, Y., Hadley, B., Son, J., & Song, C. “Determinants of Students’ Entrepreneurial Intention to Compete in a Fast-Pitch Competition”, Journal of Education for Business, 1-10, 2018.

Morris, Michael, Neumeyer, X., Jang, Y., & Kuratko, D. “Distinguishing Types of Entrepreneurial Ventures:  An Identity-based Perspective”, Journal of Small Business Management*, 56(3), 453-474. 2018.

See my Google Scholar for more information on my research projects. 

Selected Awards

Dean’s Innovation Award 2022, Jang, Yongseok, Addae, H., and Sun, Q., $14,000, “Certificate Program in Business Transformation”, Nov 2022

Research Highlights, Jack H. Brown College of Business Adminstration “ Following in the Footsteps that Inspire: Parental Passion, Family Communication Patterns, and Children’s Entrepreneurial Attitudes, Journal of Business Research, 2021

First Place Faculty Paper,  Jang, Yongseok, Cheng, Y., “Investigating the Roles of Inspirational Message Features(IMF) for Reward-based Crowd Funding”,  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Aug 2020

National Research Foundation of Korea, $5,000, Korea-US Collaboration Research Project on Entrepreneurship Education, August 2019

Korea Foundation Grant, $3,000, Research Fellowship, April 2019