Ozyilmaz, Dr. Adnan

Professor of Management
Patterson School of Business
Associate Professorship in Management and Strategy, Inter-University Council of Turkey 2013
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2001
M.Eng. in Industrial and Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2001
M.B.A. in Management, Fairleigh Dickinson University 1997
B.A. in Business Administration, Karadeniz Technical University 1992


Dr. Adnan Ozyilmaz has joined the Patterson School of Business at Carolina University in the Fall 2022 semester as a Professor of Management. He has taught undergraduate courses such as organizational behavior, management and organization, human resources management, and strategic management over the last two decades at the department of business administration. At master's and Ph.D. levels, he has taught courses such as organizational behavior seminar, a human resources management seminar, strategic management of technology and innovation, and selected topics in management, human resources management, and organizational design.

Dr. Ozyilmaz is the author of many research articles (listed below) published in such top-tier journals in management as Personnel Psychology, The Service Industries Journal, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Management & Organization, and Personnel Review. He frequently participates in such leading conferences in management as The Annual Meeting of The Academy of Management, The Annual Conference of The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and The Congress of The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology. Dr. Ozyilmaz is interested in conducting research projects and publishing their results as high-quality research articles in management over the coming years.

Dr. Ozyilmaz took leadership roles in his previous administrative assignments. He served as a Dean for the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and an Associate Dean for the School of Economics and Administrative Sciences. He also directed the Center for Strategic Research. Dr. Ozyilmaz served as Interim Department Head for Labor Economics and Industrial Relations. His committee memberships/services include University Senate, Academic Evaluation and Quality Development Committee, and University-Industry Collaboration Committee, among many others. In addition, he served as a member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Member of the Project Review and Decision Committee, and Member of the Exam Committees for incoming Master and Ph.D. students. Dr. Ozyilmaz has supervised many graduate students in the Master of Science in Management and Organization/Business Administration and Ph.D. programs. He managed to finish three projects for around $800,000.00, supported by European Union



Naim, M. F., & Ozyilmaz, A. (in press, 2022). Flourishing-at-Work and Turnover Intentions: Does Trust in Management Moderate the Relationship? Personnel Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-09-2020-0715

Ozyilmaz, A., & Taner, D. (2022). Communication Skills Shape Voice Effects in Organizations. The Service Industries Journal, 42(7-8): 606-629.

Ozyilmaz, A. (2020). Hope and Human Capital Enhance Job Engagement to Improve Workplace Outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 93, 187-214.

Rahim, M. A., Ma, Z., Quah, C. S., Rahman, S., Jasimuddin, S. M., Shaw, L., & Ozyilmaz, A.  (2019). Intelligent Entrepreneurship and Firm Performance: A Cross-Cultural Investigation. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 17, 475-493.

Ozyilmaz, A., Erdogan, B., & Karaeminogullari, A. (2018). Trust in Organization as a Moderator of the Relationship between Self-efficacy and Workplace Outcomes: A Social Cognitive Theory-Based Examination. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 91, 181-204.

Erdogan, B., Ozyilmaz, A., Bauer, T. N., & Emre, O. (2018). Accidents Happen: Psychological Empowerment as a Moderator of Accident Involvement and its Outcomes. Personnel Psychology, 71, 67-83.

Ozyilmaz, A., & Cicek, S. S. (2015). How Does Servant Leadership Affect Employee Attitudes, Behaviors, and Psychological Climates in a For-Profit Organizational Context? Journal of Management & Organization, 23, 263-290.

Ozyilmaz, A. (2011). The Effects of Demographic Characteristics on Entrepreneurial Intention in the Pre-Venture Stage of Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business,14, 406-424.

Ozyilmaz, A., & Berg, D. (2009). The Role of Information Technology in Service Innovation in the Two Different Quadrants of the Service-Process Matrix. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 11, 247-271.

Ozyilmaz, A. (2005). Organizational Service Innovation: The Case of the Rensselaer Satellite Video Program at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Boğaziçi Journal: Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies, 19, 55-80.

Ozyilmaz, A., & Berg, D. (2004). Auditing Entrepreneurial Service Innovations. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 5, 394-429.


Ozyilmaz, A., Erdogan, B., & Karaeminogullari, A. (2016). Trust in Organization as a Moderator of the Relationships Between Self-Efficacy and Outcomes. The 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 5-9 August, Anaheim, California, USA. Presented at the Organizational Behavior Paper Session: Trust in the Workplace.

Erdogan, B., Ozyilmaz, A., Bauer, T. N., & Emre, O. (2016). Workplace Accident Aftermath: A Learned Helplessness-Based Examination of Accident Involvement and its Outcomes. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), 14-16 April, Anaheim, California, USA. Presented at the Symposium (42): Workplace Safety Research: What is Next?

Ozyilmaz, Dr. Adnan