Karl Aquino is Lab Director of the Immorality Lab and the Richard Poon Professor of Organizations and Society in the Marketing and Behavioral Sciences Division in the Sauder School of Business at The University of British Columbia. His research interests include: a) how people’s moral cognitions and emotions influence their moral behavior; b) what individual and situational factors explain why some people became targets of workplace victimization, and c) how third parties react to seeing others mistreated. His work has appeared in top-tier management, psychology, and marketing journals including The Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Annual Review of Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, Personnel Psychology, among others. He was the former Associate Editor of the Journal of Management. He is currently/has served as editorial board member of the Academy of Management Review, Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Organizational Behavior.
In his spare time, Karl enjoys travelling, playing basketball, reading, cooking and enjoying good food, fine wine, and lively conversation with close friends.
Anthony Decoste is President & CEO of Global Virtuoso, a Philippine-based KPO services provider in the aviation, healthcare, and business services sectors. He is a Doctor of Business Administration candidate at De La Salle University and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors in the Philippines. Anthony earned his MBA from the University of Guam with an emphasis on managing in emerging markets and his MPhil in HIV/AIDS Management from Stellenbosch University.
His research interests include workplace stigma, HIV/AIDS management, and the dark side of human behavior in organizations. Anthony serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of SHIP, a Philippine-based NGO that focuses on capacity building for HIV primary care clinicians; bridging gaps in linking people living with HIV to treatment and care; and harm reduction for HIV positive drug users.
In his spare time, Anthony enjoys traveling, fine dining, and watching live music.
Young Hoon Kwak is a faculty member at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) in Washington, D.C. He concurrently holds a visiting professor position at the department of management information science and operation management at the faculty of economics and business administration at Ghent University in Belgium. Dr. Kwak is an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management in Engineering (ASCE), Department Editor of Project Management section for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and serves as a specialty editor of case studies section for Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ASCE). He is on the editorial board for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (IEEE), International Journal of Project Management (Elsevier), International Journal of Managing Projects in Business (Emerald), and Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management (KICEM).
His research interests include project, program, and portfolio management; management of technology; and process improvement. He has a particular interest in engineering, construction, and infrastructure sector. Dr. Kwak’s scholarly publications appear in Production and Operations Management, California Management Review, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Technovation: The International Journal of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management, Production Planning and Control, Government Information Quarterly, International Journal of Project Management, Project Management Journal, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Engineering Project Organization Journal, Risk Management: An International Journal, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Journal of Management in Engineering, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Automation in Construction, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, IEEE Engineering Management Review, Korean Management Review and other leading peer-reviewed academic outlets. He is a four-time recipient of research grants from the Project Management Institute (PMI), three-time recipient of the IBM Center for The Business of Government’s research stipend, and a recipient of Construction Industry Institute (CII) research grant.
He received 2008 International Project Management Association (IPMA) Outstanding Research Contributions Award, 2014 International Network of Business and Management Journals (INBAM) Best Paper Award in the track organized by International Journal of Project Management, and 2016 Outstanding Leadership Award from Korean American Construction, Engineering, and Project Management Association (KACEPMA) as a founding president.
In his spare time, Young enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and families.
Keith Leavitt is an Associate Professor at the Oregon State University, USA. His research interests include behavioral ethics, identity and situated judgment, social cognition, and research methods/epistemology. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Organizational Research Methods and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes. His work has been featured in outlets including the New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Globe & Mail (Canada), and prominently on the front of his mother's refrigerator.
In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, surfing, fly fishing, skiing, brewing beer, the occasional existential crisis, and mediating the tenuous toddler-corgi relations crisis in his home.