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Mr Ziya Ete

PhD Student


Ziya Ete (MBA, The Pennsylvania State University; BA, Istanbul University) is a Ph.D. student of Management at Durham University Business School. He recived his master’s degree from Pennsylnania Sate University, USA, and bachelor’s degree from Istanbul University, Turkey.

His current research interests are leadership development, character and leadership, ethical leadership, trust, LMX and integrity.

He has published his research in the Journal of Business Ethics, and Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences.

Research Group:

Leadership and Followership


Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., & Ete, Z. (in press). Character and leadership. In B. J. Carducci (Editor-in-Chief) & J. S. Milo & R. E. Riggio (Vol. Eds.), Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of personality and individual differences: Vol. IV. Clinical, applied, and cross-cultural research. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Ete, Z., Arenas, F. J., & Scherer, J. A. (2018). Self-control Puts Character into Action: Examining How Leader Character Strengths and Ethical Leadership Relate to Leader Outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-17.

Research Interests

  • Ethical Leadership, Integirty, LMX


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