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Professor Mustafa Ozbilgin

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Mustafa F. Özbilgin is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Brunel Business School, London. He also holds two international positions: Co-Chaire Management et Diversité at Université Paris Dauphine and Visiting Professor of Management at Koç University in Istanbul. 
His research focuses on equality, diversity and inclusion at work from comparative and relational perspectives.  He has conducted field studies in the UK and internationally and his work is empirically grounded. His research is supported by international as well as national grants from the ESRC, EU, CIPD, ACE, ACCA, British Academy among others. His work has a focus on changing policy and practice in equality and diversity at work. He is an engaged scholar, driven by values of workplace democracy, equality for all, and humanisation of work. 
He has authored and edited 18 books and published over 200 papers in academic journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning and Education, British Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Gender Work and Organization, and Social Science and Medicine among others. 
He has done research, consultacy and training at a large number of organisations including the House of Commons, Barclays Bank, The Bank West Australia, Halifax, the CIPD, the National Health Service, the NHS Employers, Tesco, the Probation Services, The UK Fire Service, the Economist Research Unit, the OECD, the WRVS, DTI, Rio Tinto, PwC, Linklaters and ACCA.
He served as the editor-in-chief of the European Management Review (EMR), the official journal of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) from 2014 to 2018 and as the editor-in-chief of the British Journal of Management, the official journal of the British Academy of Management, for four years from 2010 to 2014.
He currently holds the following editorial roles:
Book Series Editor:
Equality Diversity and Inclusion: international perspectives (Emerald Press)
Associate editor:
Gender Work and Organization (Wiley-Blackwell). 
Member of the Editorial Board:
Academy of Management Learning and Education (AMLE)
Equality Diversity and Inclusion: an international Journal (Emerald Press)
He served as the editor-in-chief of the journal, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: an international journal (Emerald Press) between 2006 and 2010.  
He is the founder of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: an international conference (EDI). The 11th EDI conference will take place in Montreal, Canada,  in 2018: 
Mustafa Ozbilgin is a member of the Reform Club: 
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Newest selected publications

Palalar Alkan, D., Ozbilgin, M. and Kamasak, R. (2022) 'Social innovation in managing diversity: COVID-19 as a catalyst for change'. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 41 (5). pp. 709 - 725. ISSN: 2040-7149 Open Access Link

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Greenhalgh, T., Ozbilgin, M. and Contandriopoulos, D. (2021) 'Orthodoxy, illusio, and playing the scientific game: a Bourdieusian analysis of infection control science in the COVID-19 pandemic'. Wellcome Open Research, 6. pp. 1 - 21.Open Access Link

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Cicek, B., Turkmenoglu, MA. and Ozbilgin, M. (2021) 'Examining the Mediating Role of Organisational Support on the Relationship between Organisational Cynicism and Turnover Intention in Technology Firms in Istanbul'. Frontiers in Psychology, 12. pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Küskü, F., Aracı, Ö. and Özbilgin, MF. (2020) 'What happens to diversity at work in the context of a toxic triangle? Accounting for the gap between discourses and practices of diversity management'. Human Resource Management Journal, 31 (2). pp. 553 - 574. ISSN: 0954-5395

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Mergen, A. and Ozbilgin, M. (2020) 'Understanding the Followers of Toxic Leaders: Toxic Illusio and Personal Uncertainty'. International Journal of Management Reviews, 23 (1). pp. 45 - 63. ISSN: 1460-8545 Open Access Link

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