Faculty Profile

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Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Kenneth GOH

Full-time Faculty
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management (Education); Academic Director, Business Families Institute; Course Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Concentration; V3 Group Fellow in Family Entrepreneurship


  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and Theory, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Pittsburgh, PA
  • M. Ed., Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
  • B. Sc., Economics (Dual Concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management), University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA


Current Appointment(s)

2017 - Now

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management (Education)
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University

Jun 2018 - Now

Course Coordinator, Entrepreneurship
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University


Previous Appointment(s)

2014 - 2017

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Canada


Awards, Recognition and Honors

  • LKCSB Dean's Teaching Honor List - AY2018/19, AY2019/20
  • Academy of Management, Strategizing Activities and Practices Group, Best Paper Award – Finalist (2018)
  • University Student Council Teaching Honor Roll – Award of Excellence (2015-2016)
  • APA Div 49 Dissertation Award Competition (2014) – Finalist
  • J. Richard Hackman Dissertation Award (2014) - Finalist
  • Best Article Award, Small Group Research (2013)
  • William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University (2006-2013)
  • Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship, Republic of Singapore (2005-2011)


Research Interests

  • Innovation
  • Team process and dynamics
  • Organizational routines



  • Goh, K. T., Fisher, C. M., Sommer, S. A., (forthcoming). “The effect of formal time allocations on learning trajectories and performance”. Small Group Research
  • Todorova, G. T., Goh, K. T., Weingart, L. R. (2021). “The effects of conflict type and conflict expression intensity on conflict management”. International Journal of Conflict Management, 33(2), 245-272 
  • Goh, K. T., Mack, D. Z., George, G. (2021). “How nascent organizations overcome unfavorable legitimacy judgments to form partnerships”. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Pentland, B. T., Goh, K. T. (2021). Organizational routines and organizational change. In Marshall Scott Poole & Andrew H. Van de Ven (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Organization Change and Innovation (2nd ed), 339- 363. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Goh, K. T., Pentland, B. T. (2019). “From Actions to Paths to Patterning: Toward a Dynamic Theory of Patterning in Routines”. Academy of Management Journal
  • Goh, K. T., Rerup, C., R. (2018). “The role of space and time in balancing conflicting pressures through routine dynamics”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Goh, K.T., Goodman, P., Weingart, L.R., (2013), "Team innovation processes: An examination of activity cycles in creative project teams", Small Group Research, April 44(2): 159 - 194. Awarded Best Published Paper



  • Faculty Senate member
  • Coordinator, Entrepreneurship major
  • Editorial Board – Small Group Research
  • Ad hoc reviewer - Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management Science



  • AdvocAid Ltd – Co-Founder
  • World Bank – Project consultant
  • Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) – Investment Banking Analyst