M. (Murat) Tarakci

RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 2008

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. 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 the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Operations Management, and has been featured in popular media outlets including Financial Times and Harvard Business Review. He regularly collaborates with several multinational corporations.

Key Publications (3)

Jun Xiao

Unpacking the Dynamics of Innovative Teams

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Jun Xiao
  • Time frame: 2015 -
Timo van Balen

Vision and Cognition in Disruptive Innovation Process

Murat Tarakci

Behavioral Strategy: Strategic Consensus, Power and Networks



Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T09-33
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Latest publication

M. Tarakci, N.Y. Ates, S. Floyd, Y. Ahn & B. Wooldridge (2018). Performance Feedback and Middle Managers’ Divergent Strategic Behavior: The Roles of Social Comparisons and Organizational Identification. Strategic Management Journal, Accepted. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smj.2745