In September 2013, I joined Middlesex Business School as a lecturer in Organisational Psychology. Before joining Middlesex, I worked at the LSE, Department of Management as a Research Officer and as a Fellow at Harvard University, Department of Psychology. I obtained an MSc in Organisational and Social Psychology (2007) and a PhD in Social Psychology (2011) at the LSE.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Applied organisational behaviour, business ethics, leadership, qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Managing Organisations (HRM1004)
Foundations in International Management (HRM1005)
Leadership and Management Development (HRM3005)
Research Outputs & Interests
Workplace bullying, paternalistic leadership, business ethics, creativity at work, and business model innovation.
Refereed Articles in Academic Journals:
Soylu, S. (2011). Creating a Family or Loyalty-Based Framework: The Effects of Paternalistic Leadership on Workplace Bullying. Journal of Business Ethics, 99(2), 217-231.
Refereed Conference Papers:
Azzizadeh, S. & Soylu, S. (2013). Differences between Emiratis and Expatriates with respect to social exchange and work-related outcomes: Evidence from UAE. Paper presented in the 16th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 22nd-25th, Münster, Germany
Soylu, S. (2010). Creating a Family or Loyalty-Based Framework at Work. Paper presented at the 26th EGOS Colloquium, July 1st – 3rd, Faculdade de Economia Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon.
Soylu, S. (2010). The Relation between Bullying and Perceived Organisational Justice: A Structural Equations Model. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, June 2nd - 4th, Universityof Glamorgan, Cardiff.
Soylu, S. (2009). The Dark Side of Expecting Deference in Exchange for Care. In W. Scroggins, C. Gomez, P. G. Benson, R. L. Oliver and M. J. Turner (eds.), Celebrate the Tapestry: Diversity in the Modern Global Organization. Proceedings of the 10th International Human Resource Management Conference, June 21- 24, Santa Fe, NM, USA, ISBN: 978-1-61584-212-4 (CD-ROM).
Soylu, S, Peltek, P. & Aksoy, B. (2008). The Consequences of Bullying on Organisation-based Self-esteem, Negative Affectivity, and Intentions to Leave the Organisation: A Study in Turkey. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Workplace Bullying, June 4-6, Université Du Québec àMontréal, Montreal.
Coyle-Shapiro, Jacqueline and Dhensa-Kahlon, Rashpal and Soylu, Soydan and Azizzadeh, Satkeen and Tekleab, Amanuel (2017) A social exchange perspective to understanding team creativity. In: Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2017, 04-08 Aug 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA..
Soylu, Soydan and Sheehy-Skeffington, Jennifer (2015) Asymmetric intergroup bullying: the enactment and maintenance of societal inequality at work. Human Relations , 68 (7). pp. 1099-1129. ISSN 0018-7267