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Rotterdam School of Management
Associate Professor

Murat Tarakci is an Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He obtained his PhD degree from Erasmus School of Economics in 2013. Murat''s research aims at creating more innovative organizations, and takes a behavioral approach. He integrates micro and macro perspectives and uses multiple methods. In particular, he examines what motivates managers’ search for new strategic initiatives, and how managerial power and leadership affect generating novel ideas. His research has been published or accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Stuies, and Journal of Operations Management. Murat''s research has also been featured in popular media outlets including Financial Times and Harvard Business Review. He is currently serving as the academic director of MSc in Management of Innovation. Murat regularly collaborates with several multinational corporations.

Murat Tarakci is an associate professor of innovation management at RSM. His research focuses on disruptive innovations, strategy implementation, and power. Prior to joining academia, Murat worked in the finance department of Unilever Turkey. Combining his business and academic experience, Murat’s current research investigates how firms can craft financial methods and portfolio management tools to foster disruptive innovations. He completed his PhD degree at Erasmus School of Economics.

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