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Ozlem Ogutveren-Gonul

Faculty Bio

Ozlem Ogutveren-Gonul is an Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship with over twenty-five years of teaching experience. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and has been involved in many social ventures. Her current research interests include incubator models, success and failure in entrepreneurship, social capital and organizational fit.

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship education, Entrepreneurial failure, Entrepreneurial mindset, Ideation, Social capital, Person-job fit, Person-organization fit, Social entrepreneurship. 


  • BS, Business, 1993
  • MS, Management and Organizational Studies, 1998
  • PhD, Management, Concentration: Organizational Behavior, 2007

Selected Publications

  • Ogutveren Gonul, Ozlem, Senyuva, Zuhal. 2021. (Accepted, In Publication). Negative Emotions at the Workplace. In C. Sozen & N. Basim (Eds.), The Dark Side of Organizations. New Castle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Ogutveren Gonul, Ozlem, Zuhal Senyuva. 2020. How Social Entrepreneurs Can Create Impact for a Better World. Entrepreneurship & Innovation Exchange.
  • Zuhal Senyuva, Ogutveren Gonul Ozlem. 2019. Impact of Cultural Differences on Entrepreneurial Practices. International Journal of Management and Applied Science. Vol. 5(11).
  • Ogutveren Gonul, Ozlem. 2018. Encouraging and Supporting Minority Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success. Entrepreneurship & Innovation Exchange.
  • Ogutveren Gonul, Ozlem. 2018. Teaching and Implementing Ideation in Entrepreneurship: A Systematic Approach. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, Vol. 5(2), p.:27-45. DOI:
  • Ogutveren Gonul, Ozlem, Litzky, Barrie E. 2018. “Achieving success or avoiding failure? Motivational Orientations of Entrepreneurship Students”. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Vol. 18(5), p. 90-101.


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