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Ayse Yemiscigil, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. She is a Research Affiliate with The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University and a Fellow at the International Humanistic Management Association.

Dr. Yemiscigil’s research brings a humanistic lens to management and focuses on understanding the social-economic disparities in work-related well-being, and how senior and emerging business leaders can be trained to cultivate well-being in their selves and their teams, and contribute to societal well-being through purposeful work.

Her research has been published in leading academic journals, including Psychological Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Harvard Business Review, and featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal among other media outlets. 

Ayşe Yemişcigil

Pronounced eye-shay  yeah-mish-chi-gill

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Dr. Yemiscigil teaches humanistic management and leadership development. She  has been recognized for distinguished teaching performance by the Harvard Division of Continuing Education. 


Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
140 West 62nd Street
Room 423
New York, NY 10023

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