Yong-Mi Kim is an assistant professor in the School of Libraries and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma. She obtained her PhD in MIS at the University of Oklahoma in 2005. She also has a PhD in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Her research interests are IT-based firm performance, IT outsourcing, knowledge management, social networks, and firms’ signaling behavior. Her work appears in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, International Journal of Public Administration, and various national level conference proceedings.