Sinan Caykoylu currently serves as the associate dean of the M.B.A. program at New York Tech's Vancouver campus. He received his master's and doctorate degrees from the Beedie School of Management at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at numerous AACSB-accredited institutions and continues to conduct academic research and serve the academic community through various committee memberships.

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 other New York Tech campuses.

His teaching philosophy is to make 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 and Research

  • Behavioral science
  • Ethics

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Dilling, P.F.; Harris, P.; Caykoylu, S. (2023) Climate Change and Corporate Governance – Did We Get It All Wrong?. Preprints.
  • Dilling, P.F.A & Caykoylu S (2019). Determinants of Companies that Disclose High-Quality Integrated Reports. Sustainability, 11: 1–31.
  • Caykoylu, S. (2019). Retired Yet Involved: How Even After the Succession Predecessors of Family Businesses Continue to Influence Their Firms. International Journal of Business and Management. 14 (2). 19–33.
  • Caykoylu, S. (2016). Emotional spousal support can have unintended organizational outcomes. International Journal of Business and Management, 11 (5), 69–80.
  • 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.
  • 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. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Caykoylu, S., Egri, C.P., Havlovic, S., & Bradley, C. (2007). Organizational commitment across different employee groups. The Business Review, Cambridge, 8 (1): 191–197.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Ethics
  • Organizational Psychology

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