Murat Tarakci is an Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Murat's research aims at creating innovative organizations, and takes a behavioral approach. 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, Journal of Management Studies, 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.
N.Y. Ates, M. Tarakci, Y. Ahn, S. Floyd & B. Wooldridge (2017). A Psychological Perspective on Middle Managers’ Strategic Championing Behavior. In Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research. Northampton: Edward Elgar
N.Y. Ates, M. Tarakci, J.P. Porck, D. van Knippenberg & P.J.F. Groenen (2012). How Middle Managers Get Subordinates on Board? The Moderating Role of Strategic Alignment with CEO. In ERIM Report Series
J.P. Porck, D. van Knippenberg, M. Tarakci, N.Y. Ates, P.J.F. Groenen & M. de Haas (2012). Strategic Consensus Between Groups: A Social Identity Perspective. In ERIM Report Series