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Sibel Ozgen



Florida International University 
Center for Leadership
11200 SW 8 ST, MARC 410
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-5323

Sibel Ozgen is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Leadership and a Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Global Leadership and Management in the College of Business at Florida International University. In her research, Sibel currently focuses on (1) artificial intelligence–human interaction as well as the impact of other technological advancements on work outcomes, (2) (strategic) leadership and responsible behavior, and (3) creativity & entrepreneurship. 

Her research has appeared in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Business Research. She has presented her research in major academic conferences such as AOM, SMS, SIOP, AIB, and SMA.

In her current and past roles, Sibel has contributed to the development of leadership competence models and other assessment tools.

She holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Spain where she examined leadership development in an engineering context.

Recent Research

Ozgen, S., Lapeira, M., & Pissaris, S. (2021) I got this! Resource bundles and adversity: A situated entrepreneurial optimism perspective, Journal of Business Research, 136, 127-136.

Simon, L. S., Rosen, C. C., Gajendran, R. S., Ozgen, S., Corwin, E. (in-press). Pain or gain? Understanding how trait empathy affects leader effectiveness following the provision of negative feedback. Journal of Applied Psychology.  

Hiller, N. J., Sin, H.P., Ponnapalli, A. R., & Ozgen, S. (2019). WEIRDly unfamiliar: A multi-language meta-analysis of paternalistic leadership behaviors from 152 studies, The Leadership Quarterly, 30(1), 165-184.