Professor of Management at Galatasaray University & President elect of European Academy of Management (EURAM)


Sibel Yamak is Professor of Management at Galatasaray University. She is a research scholar and her research revolves around corporate governance and corporate social responsibility from comparative, relational and interdisciplinary perspectives. Seeking to address significant problems encountered by organizations and society, her particular research interests are on business elites, top management teams, state-business relations, international management and political corporate social responsibility. Her works have been published in leading peer reviewed journals such as Strategic Management Journal, British Journal of Management, Group and Organization Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management.

She has been a visiting scholar at different universities such as Brunel University, Panthéon Sorbonne University, Louis Pasteur University and Manchester University. She has been invited for presentations and keynote talks by different international institutions. Due to her proficiency in several languages (English, French, Italian, Turkish, Russian) she has a very large international network and remarkable intercultural management skills, which has been very instrumental in developing many international collaborations. She has co-founded and has been co-organizing Business Elites and Top Management Teams Track at EURAM and EIASM Top Management Team Workshops together with a group of scholars since 2009.

She acted as an external examiner for the assessment of PhD students and grants in the UK, Tunisia, Italy, and Turkey. As country liaison, she is an Executive Committee member of the Academy of Management MED Division since 1999, where she previously acted as Division Research Coordinator and International Membership Coordinator. She is currently the Vice President of European Academy of Management where she formerly acted as the Quality Taskforce Chair, Corporate Governance Strategic Interest Group Chair. She is an associate editor of the European Management Review and editorial board member of Society and Business Review. She has co-edited special issues on top management teams and corporate social responsibility in different journals.


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