08-029-A+_lale_tomruk_Lale Tomruk Gümüşlüoğlu (Associate Dean)
Associate Professor
tomruk@bilkent.edu.tr | HomePage

Academic Specialization:
Organizational Behavior
Research interests: Leadership, individual and team-level innovation & creativity, knowledge workers, commitment, justice

Dr. Gümüşlüoğlu graduated from METU Management Department and got her MBA from Bilkent University in 1994. She worked in several World Bank Projects before joining the FBA in 1997. Received her Ph.D. from Hacettepe University, the Organization and Management track. She acted as a coordinator for the E-Mail Debate Project between University of Rhode Island, Hamburg University and Bilkent University students during 2001-2003. She worked for the Project titled “Let’s Support Unwelcome Innovation” during 2005-2006, which received the World Bank Award in Turkey Development Market Place Competition. In 2013, her paper “Transformational leadership, creativity, and organizational innovation” has received Emerald Citations of Excellence Award which is granted to top 50 papers which contributed the most to the world literature. She is also the recipient of Prof. Muhan Soysal Best Paper Award as well as Best Paper Awards in Organizational Behavior Division and Creativity & Innovation Division in European Academy of Management. Dr. Gümüşlüoğlu published articles in journals such as Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Research, Leadership, European Management Review, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and Human Resource Management.

Dr. Gumusluoglu has conducted two Tübitak-funded projects, one of which was part of a cross-cultural project among the U.S., Taiwan, & Turkey. She takes active roles in many societal projects, such as Public Innovation, Cukurova Marketing Innovation, and Support Unwelcome Innovation, on behalf of Technology Management Association and Technopolis Group. Recently, she took part in the 11th Development Plan of Turkey for the 2019-2023 period, as a member of the Public Innovation Commission.

Selected Publications :

Karakitapoglu Aygun, Z., Gumusluoglu, L., Erturk, A., & Scandura, T.A. (2023). What if Authoritarian to All or to Some?: A Multi-level Investigation of Within-Group Differentiation in Authoritarian Leadership. Journal of Business Research.

Karakitapoglu Aygun, Z., Gumusluoglu, L., Erturk, A., & Scandura, T.A. (2021). Two to Tango? A Cross-Cultural Investigation of the Leader-Follower Agreement on Authoritarian Leadership. Journal of Business Research, 128, 473-485.

Erdogan, B., Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., Caughlin, D., Bauer, T., & Gumusluoglu, L. (2020). Employee over qualification and manager job insecurity: Implications for employee career outcomes. Human Resource Management, 59, 555-567.

Gumusluoglu, L., Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., & Hu, C. (2020). Angels and devils?: How do bright and dark sides of paternalistic leaders differ in shaping ethical climate across cultures? Business Ethics: A European Review, 29 (2), 388-402.

Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., Gumusluoglu, L. & Scandura, T. (2020). How do different faces of paternalistic leaders facilitate or impair task and innovative performance: Opening the black box. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 27 (2), 138-152.

Litchfield, R., Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z, Gumusluoglu, L., Carter, M., & Hirst, G. (2018). When team identity helps innovation and when it hurts: Team identity and its relationship to team and cross-team innovative behavior, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(3), 350-366.

Gumusluoglu, L., Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z, & Scandura, T.A. (2017) A Multi-Level Examination of Benevolent Leadership and Innovative Behavior in R&D Contexts: A Social-Identity Approach, Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies, 24(4), 479-493.

Gumusluoglu, L., & Acur, N. (2016). Fit Among Business Strategy, Strategy Formality and Dynamic Capability Development in New Product Development, European Management Review, 13, 107-123.

Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., & Gumusluoglu, L., (2013). A Re-Conceptualization of Transformational Leadership in the Turkish Context, Turkish Journal of Psychology, 28(72), 105-124.

Gumusluoglu, L., Karakitapoglu-Aygun, Z., & Hirst, G. (2013). Transformational Leadership and R&D Workers’ Multiple Commitments: Do Justice & Span of Control Matter?. Journal of Business Research, 66, 2269-2278.

Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., & Gumusluoglu, L. (2013). The Bright and Dark Sides of Leadership: Transformational vs. Non-Transformational Leadership in a Non-Western Context. Leadership. 9 (1), 107-133.

Gumusluoglu, L., & Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z. (2013). Liderliğin Karanlık Yüzü, Harvard Business Review Türkiye, Haziran, 56-64.

Gumusluoglu, L. (2012). The Effects of Dynamic Capabilities in NPD on NPD Performance: Implications for Different Forms of Business Strategies (Dinamik Yeteneklerin Yeni Ürün Geliştirme Performansı Üzerine Etkileri: Farklı İş Stratejileri için Sonuçlar).  İktisat İşletme ve Finans, 27 (320), 61-90.

Gumusluoglu, L., & Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z. (2010). The Effects of Perceived Justice and Empowerment on Organizational, Supervisory and Occupational Commitment: An Investigation on Knowledge Workers. Turkish Journal of Psychology, 25(66), 21-36.

Gumusluoglu, L., and İlsev, A. (2009). Transformational Leadership , Creativity and Organizational Innovation. Journal of Business Research, 62, 461-473.

Gumusluoglu, L. ., and İlsev, A. (2009). Transformational Leadership and Organizational Innovation: The Roles of Internal and External Support for Innovation. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26(3), 264-277.

Gumusluoglu, L., and Elçi, Ş. (2008). How to Address the Turkish Paradox of Innovation to Build a Competitive Economy . In N. Philipson, & N. Aydogan(Eds.), “Innovation Policies, Business Creation and Economic Development, 267-293, New York: Springer.

Kavak, B., and Gumusluoglu, L. (2007). Segmenting Food Markets: The role of ethnocentrism and lifestyle in understanding purchasing intentions. International Journal of Market Research, 49(1), 71-94.

Gürel, E., Gumusluoglu, L. & Arikan, S. (2003). An Analysis of Entrepreneurship by Demographics and Sectoral Composition in Turkey – & A Comparison with the European Union. Bogazici Journal: Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies,17(1), 75-104.