Sinan Caykoylu joined New York Tech in 2009 as an adjunct faculty and has served in various roles and committees since then. Previously, as assistant dean, he was involved with institutional initiatives including the School of Management’s AASCB accreditation; transitioning from the cycle system to the semester system; revitalizing the finance concentration; and initiating closer cooperation with New York Tech global campuses.

Caykoylu received his master’s degree and doctorate from Beedie School of Management at Simon Fraser University. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at numerous AACSB-accredited institutions. His teaching philosophy is to make the classes interesting by including learning methods and technologies that are current in today’s business world. He engenders collaborative learning with extensive group work including online discussions, group presentations, and in-class experiential exercises. He actively uses strategy simulations, cases, and field research assignments.

Recent Projects/Research

  • Behavioral science
  • Ethics


  • Ghorbani, M.; Liao, E.Y.; Caykoylu, S.; Chand, M. (2013). Guilt, shame, and reparative behaviour: The effect of psychological proximity. Journal of Business Ethics, 114 (2): 311-323
  • Caykoylu, S., Egri, C.P., Havlovic, S., & Bradley, C. (2011). Key organizational commitment antecedents for nurses, paramedical professionals and non-clinical staff. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 25(1): 7-33.
  • Caykoylu S. (2010). Cross-cultural and gender differences in leadership style perspectives: A comparative study between Canada and Turkey. Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Caykoylu, S. (2015). Unintended consequences of spousal support: a multiple case study design. Paper presented at the Academy of Management conference. Vancouver, BC.
  • Caykoylu, S. (2013). Post-Succession Predecessor-Successor Interactions and Their Relational and Organizational Outcomes. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Ethics
  • Organizational Psychology

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