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  • Im, Il
  • Division   Information Systems (IS)
    Ph.D. University of Southern California
  • Lab   School of Business #623
  • Contact   02-2123-5480
  • Email   il.im@yonsei.ac.kr


2001 Ph.D. University of Southern California
1990 MBA Seoul National University
1988 B.B.A. Seoul National University


Professor, School of Business, Yonsei University, 2005-present
Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2000-2004
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Management, Rutgers University (Joint appointment), 2002-2004


Management information systems
Machine learning
Platform business
Personalization and recommender systems


Personalization technologies
Recommenders systems
Social network service (SNS) and its impacts
Technology acceptance and use


Joo Y. Park, Il Im, and Chang Soo Sung, “Is social networking a waste of time? The impact of social network and knowledge characteristics on job performance,” Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 15(4), November, 2017, pp.560-571.

Joo Y. Park, Chang Soo Sung, and Il Im, “Does social media use influence entrepreneurial opportunity? A review of its moderating role,” Sustainability, 9(9), 2017, pp.1-16.

Myung Soo Kang, Il Im, and Seongtae Hong, “Testing robustness of UTAUT model: An invariance analysis,” Journal of Global Information Management, 25(3), September 2017, pp.81-97.

Kyungsub Stephen Choi, Il Im, and Gert Jan Hofstede, “A cross-cultural comparative analysis of small gropu collaboration using mobile twitter,” Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 2016, pp.308-318.

Il Im, Jongkun Jun, Wonseok Oh, and Seok-Oh Jeong, “Deal-seeking versus brand-seeking: Search behaviors and purchase propensities in sponsored search platforms,” MIS Quarterly, 40(1), 2016, pp.187-203.

Choi, Kyungsub and Im, Il, “Comparative analysis of the use of mobile microblogging and non-mobile online message board use for group collaboration,” International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 19(4), 2015, pp.112-135.

Ki-Chan Kim and Il Im, “Issues of Cyber Supply Chain Security in Korea,” Technovation, 34(7), July 2014, pp.387-388.

Mojgan Mohtashami, Cheickna Sylla, Il Im, and Fadi P. Deek, “A study of information processing effectiveness in inter-organizational collaboration in software development,” International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 10(2-4), 2011, pp.124-150.

Mojgan Mohtashami, Il Im, and Fadi P. Deek, “Critical factors in collaborative software development in supply chain management,” International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 10(2-4), 2011, pp.233-246.

Im, I., Hong, S., and Kang, M., "An international comparison of technology adoption: Testing the UTAUT model," Information & Management, 48(1), 2011, pp.1-8.

Choi, K. Steve, Fadi P. Deek, and Il Im, "Pair dynamics in team collaboration,“ Computers in Human Behavior, 25(4), 2009, pp.844-852.

Choi, K. Steve, Fadi P. Deek, and Il Im, "Exploring the Underlying Aspects of Pair Programming: The Impact of Personality," Information and Software Technology, 50, October 2008, pp. 1114-1126.

Im, Il, Yongbeom Kim, and Hyo-Joo Han, "The Effects of Perceived Risk, Technology Type, and Experience on User's Acceptance of Technologies," Information & Management, 45, Jan. 2008, pp.1-9.

Im, Il and Alexander Hars, "Does a One-Size Recommendation System Fit All?: The Effectiveness of Collaborative Filtering Technology Across Different Domains, User Groups, and Search Modes," ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 26(1), Nov. 7, 2007.

Lee, Zoonky, Il Im, and Sang Jun Lee, "The effect of buyer feedback scores on Internet auction prices," Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 13(1), 2006, pp. 51-64.


President, Korea Intelligent Information System Society
Vice President, The Korean Academy of Motor Industry, January 2014-Present
Editorial Board Member, The Korean Association of Small Business Studies, March 2008-Present
Associate Editor, Productivity Review
Associate Editor, The Korean Small Business Review Outstanding Teaching Award, Yonsei University


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