Richard Klink
Dr. Richard Robert Klink


Professor
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
Klink, Richard R. and Lan Wu (forthcoming), "The Role of Position, Type and Combination of Sound Symbolism Imbeds in Brand Names," Marketing Letters.

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

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

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2012), "Creating Brand Personality with Brand Names," Marketing Letters, 23 (1): 109-117.

Athaide, Gerard A. and Richard R. Klink (2012), "Creating Global Brand Names: The Use of Sound Symbolism," Journal of Global Marketing, 25 (4): 202-212.

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2010), "Consumer Innovativeness and the Use of New vs. Extended Brand Names for New Products," The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 27 (1): 23-32.

Athaide, Gerard A. and Richard R. Klink (2009), "Managing Seller-Buyer Relationships during New Product Development," The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26 (5): 566-577.

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

Delvecchio, Devon, Jarvis, Cheryl B., Klink, Richard R. and Brian R. Dineen (2007), "Leveraging Brand Equity to Attract Human Capital," Marketing Letters, 18 (3): 149-164.

Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2006), "An Illustration of Potential Sources of Concept-Test Error," The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 23 (4): 359-370.
Professional Memberships
Academy of Marketing Science, American Marketing Association