Wonyong Oh

Lee Professor of Strategy
Expertise: Strategic Leadership, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics


Wonyong Oh is an expert in business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

His research examines corporate governance, with a particular focus on ownership structure and boards of directors, and strategic leadership, with a focus on CEOs and top management teams. Prior to joining UNLV, Oh taught at the University of Kansas and the University of Calgary.

His research has appeared in numerous academic journals such as the Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, and the Journal of Managerial Issues.


  • Ph.D., Philosophy (Strategic Management), University of Kansas
  • M.S., Business Administration, Seoul National University, Korea
  • B.S., Yonsei University, Korea

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Wonyong Oh In The News

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Late fall and winter are usually prime seasons for travel. People visit out-of-town friends and family for the holidays or head to warmer climates to temporarily escape the cold weather.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Danielle Richards was taking packages out of her car recently, wearing a face mask as she always does in public these days.
The European Business Review
The coronavirus has spread to every continent. The numbers of confirmed cases and death continue upward in many countries. Doctors and nurses around the world are trying to save patients, but it seems the number of patients who need treatment is greater than the medical care available in some countries like Italy and Spain, and previously in cities such as Wuhan, China and Daegu, South Korea.
The European Business Review
There has been increasing attention to self-driving cars, but business is still missing some key insights into how it will disrupt the industry landscape. This article shows how autonomous driving technology will disrupt several related industries, and proposes that “transpitality” (transportation + hospitality) will emerge as one of the new forms of business.

Articles Featuring Wonyong Oh

medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

Woman wearing a U.N.L.V. mask
Campus News | December 10, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.

Eight U.N.L.V. graduates pose for a photo in their graduation attire.
Campus News | June 11, 2020

A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.

A microscopic image of the coronavirus disease.
Research | April 22, 2020

UNLV business ethics expert Wonyong Oh on the coronavirus pandemic and the ethical dilemmas facing health care workers, corporations, and government.