Owen Graduate School of Management


Owen Graduate School of Management
Assistant Professor of Management

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Compensation and rewards, employment relations, employee turnover

Subject Areas

Organization Studies


Tae-Youn Park focuses on compensation and rewards, employment relations, and employee turnover in an effort to understand how companies can make decisions that satisfy employers and employees alike.



Tae-Youn serves on the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Journal, as reviewer of major journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Journal of Management, and others.


Tae-Youn has published in top research outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Strategic Management Journal, as well as practitioner-oriented outlets such as Compensation and Benefits Review.


At Vanderbilt, Tae-Youn teaches Strategic Alignment of Human Capital, Compensation Decision-Making, and Talent Management & HR Analytics. He has also advised on independent studies in Compensation and Talent Management.

Research Interests

Professor Park’s work examines HR policies and their effect on organizations, employees, and employment relations. He has explored the effects of various HR practices including pay secrecy, pay inequality, flexible work practices, maternity leave, workforce flow management, and union relations.


PhD, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2012

MBA, College of Business Administration, Seoul National University, 2005

BA, College of Business Administration, Chung-Ang University, 2003

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