dr. E.S. (Emilio) Marti

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Organisation
Affiliated since 2018


Emilio Marti is an associate professor at the Rotterdam School of Management. He is an organizational theorists with a keen interest in questions of corporate sustainability. Emilio is particularly interested in sustainable investing, and the question of how sustainable investing affects corporate sustainability. Emilio joined RSM in 2018 after post-doctoral positions at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and Bayes Business School, City, University of London. He completed his PhD at the University of Zurich in 2015. His work has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Science.



  • Academic (10)
    • DesJardine, MR., Shi, W., & Marti, E. (2024). The Corporate Opportunity Structure for Shareholder Activism: How Activist Hedge Funds Exploit Board Demographic Diversity. Organization Science, 35(2), 644-666. https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.2023.1679

    • Marti, E., Lawrence, T. B., & Steele, C. W. J. (2024). Constructing Envelopes: How Institutional Custodians Can Tame Disruptive Algorithms. Academy of Management Journal. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2019.1343

    • Athanasopoulou, A., Marti, E., Risi, D., & Schlindwein, E. (Accepted/In press). How Companies Restrain Means–Ends Decoupling: A Comparative Case Study of CSR Implementation. Journal of Management Studies. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.13043

    • Marti, E., Fuchs, M., DesJardine, MR., Slager, R., & Gond, J.-P. (2023). The Impact of Sustainable Investing: A Multidisciplinary Review. Journal of Management Studies, 61(5), 2181-2211. https://doi.org/doi:10.1111/joms.12957

    • Risi, D., & Marti, E. (2022). Illuminating the Dark Side of Values: A Framework for Institutional Research. Journal of Management Inquiry, 31(3), 253-263. Article 10564926221091521. https://doi.org/10.1177/10564926221091521

    • DesJardine, MR., Marti, E., & Durand, R. (2020). Why Activist Hedge Funds Target Socially Responsible Firms: The Reaction Costs of Signaling Corporate Social Responsibility. Academy of Management Journal, 64(3). https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2019.0238

    • Marti, E., & Gond, J.-P. (2019). How do theories become self-fulfilling? Clarifying the process of Barnesian performativity. Academy of Management Review, 44(3), 686-694. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2019.0024

    • Marti, E., & Gond, J.-P. (2018). When do theories become self-fulfilling? Exploring the boundary conditions of performativity. Academy of Management Review, 43(3), 487-508. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2016.0071

    • Schneider, A., Wickert, C., & Marti, E. (2017). Reducing complexity by creating complexity: A systems theory perspective on how organisations respond to their environments. Journal of Management Studies, 54(2), 182-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12206

    • Marti, E., & Scherer, A. G. (2016). Financial regulation and social welfare: The critical contribution of management theory. Academy of Management Review, 41(2), 298-323. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2013.0469

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Martin Fuchs
  • Time frame: 2020 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Mana Saki
  • Time frame: 2022 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Aurélie Sapa Furaha
  • Time frame: 2023 -


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