Skip to main content

Koseoglu, Gamze

Gamze Koseoglu

PhD Candidate

Academic Area(s):
Creativity, social capital, social networks, multi-cultural teams
Ph. D. Candidate of Organizational Behavior, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Master of Science in Strategic Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
MBA, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Bachelor of City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Gamze is a Ph. D. Candidate in Organizational Behavior at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research streams focus on creativity within a social context. Using social capital theories and dispositional motivational differences, her dissertation examines the role of coworkers on employee creativity. Gamze also focuses on the role of three contextual factors on creativity: social networks, team processes and composition, and goal setting. She has a published book chapter in Locke & Latham’s New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance book (2012), and three manuscripts under first or second round of review. She uses a diverse set of approaches such as laboratory experiments, field surveys, archival data, and qualitative research methods in answering her research questions. During her doctoral program, she has presented her work at annual conferences of AOM, SIOP, EGOS, EURAM, and INGRoup. She also has a number of projects in various stages, some of which are currently being prepared for submission to top journals.

Courses Taught:

  • MGT 3101  Organizational Behavior, 3 semesters (Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Summer 2014), Georgia Institute of Technology

          (Instructor Effectiveness rating of the most recent class: 5.00/5.00, 77% response rate)

  • BA 1103     Business Communications, 2 semesters (Fall 2006, Fall 2007), Middle East Technical University