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Sang H. Nam

Sang Nam of the Gustavson School of Business

Associate Teaching Professor

Office: BEC 220 250-721-6402
BBA, Seoul National University; MBA, Bowling Green State University; PhD in Management, University of Oregon
Area of expertise:
Cross-cultural management, consulting, organizational behaviour, human resource management


Dr. Sang Nam has been part of the Gustavson School of Business at UVic since 1992 and has shared his expertise in cross-cultural management, human resource management and organizational behaviour with hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students.

His research and publications focus on comparing organizational behaviors between individualistic and collectivistic cultures, face-saving behaviour in Asia, expatriate management and the management practices of the “chaebol” (Korean conglomerates).

Sang has consulted with Korean conglomerates and taught frequently in executive education programs. He also serves as a visiting professor at several universities and business schools in South Korea.


Courses taught

  • Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence (MGB)
  • Consulting Methods & Practice (MGB)
  • North American Business Context (MGB)
  • Cross-National Management (BCom)
  • Introduction to Canadian Business (BCom)
  • Leading People and Organizations II (BCom)
  • Selected Topics in Management (BCom)
  • Organizational Behaviour (BCom)
  • Cross-Cultural Management (Executive Programs)

Selected publications


Nam, S. H. (2018). Global Leadership Concert (in Korean) (p. 228). Seoul, Korea: Book Campus.

Nam, S. H. (2014). Why Am Having Difficulty Managing People? (in Korean) (p.300). Seoul, Korea: Altos Publisher

Nam. S. H. (2006) Global Leader (in Korean) (p.309), Seoul, Korea: Inmul Gwa Sasang Sa.

Awards & grants

Recognition & awards

  • 1993 - Outstanding Paper Nomination Award, Western Academy of Management Conference

  • 1990 - Shields Scholarship, University of Oregon

  • 1988 - Korean Honor Scholarship, Korean Honor Scholarship Committee, Washington DC

  • 1987 - Chiles Scholarship, University of Oregon