Dr. Cho Hyun Park is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation at the Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University. Dr. Park has devoted her career to the field of Human Resource Development and Organization Development for over 20 years. She worked as a Human Resource Development practitioner at Samsung Electronics and as a Human Resource Development and Organization Development consultant at Samsung SDS. Throughout her career, she has led and participated in diverse projects aimed at innovating learning and learning culture and improving performance in diverse industries across the world.
Based on Dr. Park’s professional experience and knowledge that she gained in practice as well as in academia, her research focuses on connecting theory and practice. She is especially interested in conducting research on issues that she experienced while working in practice and providing implications and insights to the field. Her research focuses mainly on organization development, workplace learning and performance, leadership and followership development, and innovation in work and learning. She has published in human resource development, organization development, management, and adult learning journals.
Prior to joining Purdue, Dr. Park was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Learning and Performance at Idaho State University. She holds a Master in Human Resource Development from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development (with an emphasis on Human Resource Development and Organization Development) from the Pennsylvania State University – University Park.
Park, C. H. (2021). Diagnosis: Assessing virtual group dynamics and providing feedback. In W. J. Rothwell & C. H. Park (Eds.), Virtual group coaching to improve group relationship: Process consultation reimagined (pp. 71-94). Routledge.
Park, C. H. (2021). Evaluation, separation, and adoption: Helping clients make virtual group coaching what they do all the time. In W. J. Rothwell & C. H. Park (Eds.), Virtual group coaching to improve group relationship: Process consultation reimagined (pp. 129-146). Routledge.
Oh, J. R., & Park, C. H. (2020). Self-directed learning in the workplace and labor education in South Korea: Implications for legislation on trade union education. Journal of Korea Contents Association, 20(3), 131-148. https://doi.org/10.5392/JKCA.2020.20.03.131
Lim, D. H., Park, S. Y., Park, C. H., & Jang, C. S. (2020). Neuroscientific approaches for maintaining, balancing, and developing mature workers. In H. Claretha (Ed.), Strategies for attracting, maintaining, and balancing a mature workforce (pp.85-111). IGI Global.
Oh, J. R., Park, C. H., & Jo, S. J. (2016). Paid educational leave and self-directed learning: Implications for legislation on the learning leave scheme in South Korea. European Journal of Training and Development, 40(3), 191-206. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-07-2015-0055
Park, C. H., Kim, W. C., & Song, J. H. (2015). The impact of ethical leadership on employees’ in-role performance: The mediating effect of employees’ psychological ownership. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 26(4), 385-408. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21217
Park, C. H., & Oh, J. R. (2015). A study on building a holistic model of the corporate university: Focused on its roles. Knowledge Management Research, 16(2), 193-212.
Park, C. H. (2015). The organization development process. In W. J. Rothwell (Ed.), Organization development fundamentals (pp. 43-70). ATD Press.
Park, C. H. (2015). Competencies of organization development consultants. In W. J. Rothwell (Ed.), Organization development fundamentals (pp. 71-80). ATD Press.
Park, C. H., Kim, J. W., Lim, D. H., & Song, J. H. (2014). The influence of openness to change, knowledge sharing intention and knowledge creation practice on employees’ creativity in the Korean public sector context. Human Resource Development International, 17(2), 203-221. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2013.876256
Song, J. H., Park, C. H., & Fu, I.-P. (2014). Investigating the research trends of learning organization studies between 1979 and 2011: An approach of the citation network research. Learning and Performance Quarterly, 2(2), 37-63.
Park, C. H., Song, J. H., Yoon, S. Y., & Kim, J. W. (2013). A missing link: Psychological ownership as a mediator between transformational leadership and organizational citizenship behavior. Human Resource Development International, 16(5), 558-574. https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2013.839510
Alzahmi, R. A., Kim, W., Park, C. H., & Rothwell, W. J. (2013). A practical evaluation approach for OD interventions. International Journal of Research in Management, Economics, & Commerce, 3(3), 43-65.