Mayowa Babalola is a Professor of Management in the School of Management at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. His research focuses on better understanding the intricate interplay between leadership, ethics, and work-family relationships.
Professor Mayowa Babalola is a well-respected thought leader in the field of management and a full professor at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, and has taught at institutions in various parts of the world, including Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
As an accomplished researcher, Mayowa's primary areas of focus include leadership, behavioral ethics, and work-family relationships. His research program aims to promote ethical behavior in organizations, build a healthier and more productive workforce, and cultivate long-term positive work and family relationships. His work has been published in top business and management journals, including the Journal of Management (Ranked ABDC A*, ABS 4*, FT50), Personnel Psychology (ABDC A*, ABS 4*), Human Relations (ABDC A*, ABS 4, FT50), Journal of Organizational Behavior (ABS 4), and Journal of Business Ethics (FT50). Mayowa is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Business Ethics and an esteemed member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management.
Mayowa's contributions to the field of management have been recognized by his peers, and in 2019, his research on preventing abusive supervision in the workplace received the Best Paper with Outstanding Practical Implications for Management Award at the Academy of Management conference in Boston, USA.
With extensive experience and knowledge gained through living and working in different parts of the world and consulting for organizations, Mayowa is well-equipped to share his expertise with organizations looking to improve their performance. He is passionate about helping organizations transform from Good to Outstanding by sharing practical insights and best practices tailored to their specific needs.
- Rahaman, H.,Kwan, H.,Babalola, M.,Chen, H. (2023). Putting customer service at risk: Why and when family ostracism relates to customer-oriented behaviors In: International Journal of Hospitality Management, 109, 1 - 11
- Ogunfowora, B.,Nguyen, V.,Lee, C.,Babalola, M.,Ren, S. (2023). Do moral disengagers experience guilt following workplace misconduct? Consequences for emotional exhaustion and task performance In: Journal of Organizational Behavior, 44, 476 - 494
- Gok, K.,Babalola, M.,Lakshman, C.,Sumanth, J.,Vo, L.,Decoster, S.,Bansal, A.,Coskun, A. (2023). Enhancing employees' duty orientation and moral potency: Dual mechanisms linking ethical psychological climate to ethically focused proactive behaviors In: Journal of Organizational Behavior, 44, 157 - 175
- Qu, Y.,Babalola, M.,Ogbonnaya, C.,Ren, S.,Chen, L.,Yang, M. (2023). In press - Financially insecure and less ethical: Understanding why and when financial insecurity inhibits ethical leadership In: Human Relations, , 1 - 31
- Babalola, M.,Qu, Y.,Ali, M.,Pathki, C.,Usman, M.,Muchiri, M. (2023). An uncertainty management perspective on the antecedents of leader self-serving behavior In: Journal of Organizational Behavior, , 1 - 19
- McCartney, J.,Franczak, J.,Gonzalez, K.,Hall, A.,Hochwarter, W.,Jordan, S.,Wikhamn, W.,Khan, A.,Babalola, M. (2023). In press - Supervisor off-work boundary infringements: Perspective-taking as a resource for after-hours intrusions In: Work and Stress, , 1 - 24
- Hochwarter, W.,Jordan, S.,Fontes-Comber, A.,De La Haye, D.,Khan, A.,Babalola, M.,Franczak, J. (2022). Losing the benefits of work passion? The implications of low ego-resilience for passionate workers In: Career Development International, 27, 526 - 546
- Babalola, M.,Bal, M.,Cho, C.,Garcia-Lorenzo, L.,Guedhami, O.,Liang, H.,Shailer, G.,van Gils, S. (2022). Bringing Excitement to Empirical Business Ethics Research: Thoughts on the Future of Business Ethics In: Journal of Business Ethics, 180, 903 - 916
- Ogbonnaya, C.,Ali, M.,Usman, M.,Babalola, M.,Ren, S.,Rofcanin, Y. (2022). In press - Death anxiety among street-level bureaucrats: how does it affect their work drive and performance? In: Public Management Review, , 1 - 21
- Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology (KU Leuven)