Dr. Mayowa Babalola
Associate Professor at NUGSB
Dr. Mayowa Babalola is an Associate Professor at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business. He received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. Since then, he has held faculty positions in the areas of Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management at the Australian Catholic University (Melbourne), NEOMA Business School in France, and United Arab Emirates University in the Middle East.
Mayowa’s research focuses primarily on leadership, behavioral ethics, and organizational health. Specifically, his research program revolves around understanding how to make organizations behave more ethically and build a more productive, healthier, and committed workforce. His work has appeared in top business and management journals including Journal of Management (Ranked ABS 4*, FT50), Personnel Psychology (ABS 4), Human Relations (ABS 4, FT50), and Journal of Business Ethics (ABS 3, FT50), and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Management and Journal of Business Ethics. In 2019, his work on how to prevent abusive supervision in the workplace received the Best Paper with Outstanding Practical Implications for Management Award at the Academy of Management conference, held in Boston, USA.
Having lived and worked in different continents including Africa, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East and conducted research in these contexts and other contexts including Asia and North America, he is readily available to share his experience and expertise with organizations and help them transform from Good to Outstanding.