Dr. Richard Robert Klink

KlinkProfessor of Marketing

Contact

410-617-5546
Sellinger Hall 418
rklink@loyola.edu

Biography

Richard R. Klink is a Professor of Marketing in the Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business and Management.  He received his Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Pittsburgh in 1996.  His research interests include new product development and management with a focus on branding issues.  His current teaching interests are in the areas of marketing strategy and international marketing.  He recently took undergraduate students enrolled in his international marketing course to Europe to visit companies such as BMW, Lloyd's of London, and The Economist.

Academic Degrees

Ph D, University of Pittsburgh
MBA, University of Pittsburgh
BS, Duquesne University

Representative Publications

Timsit, Jean-Philippe, Annick Castiaux, Yann Truong, Gerard A. Athaide, and Richard R. Klink (2015), “The effect of market-pull vs resource-push orientation on performance when entering new markets,” Journal of Business Research, 68, 2005-2014.

Klink, Richard R. and Lan Wu (2014), "The Role of Position, Type and Combination of Sound Symbolism Imbeds in Brand Names," Marketing Letters, 25 (1), 13-24.

Truong, Yann, Klink, Richard R., Fort-Rioche, Laurence and Gerard A.
Athaide (2014), "Consumer Response to Product Form in Technology-Based Industries," The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 31 (4), 867-876.

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athiade (2014), "Examining the Brand Name-Mark Relationship in Emerging Markets," Journal of Product & Brand Management, 23 (4).

Wu, Lan, Klink, Richard R. and Jiansheng Guo (2013), "Creating Gender Brand Personality with Brand Names: The Effects of Phonetic Symbolism," The Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, 21 (3), 319-329.

Athaide, Gerard A. and Richard R. Klink (2013), "Creating Global Brand Names: The Use of Sound Symbolism," Journal of Global Marketing, 25 (4), 202-212.

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2012), "Creating Brand Personality with Brand Names," Marketing Letters 23 (1), 209-217.

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2010), "Consumer Innovativeness and the Use of New vs. Existing Brand Names for New Products," The Journal of Product and Innovation Management, 27 (1), 22-31.

Klink, Richard R. (2009), "Gender Differences in New Brand Name Response," Marketing Letters, 20 (3), 313-326.

Athaide, Gerard A. and Richard Klink (2009), "Managing Seller-Buyer Relationships during New Product Development," The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26 (3), 566-577.

Professional Memberships

Academy of Marketing Science
American Marketing Association