RSM researcher wins Academy of Management award

Dr Stefano Tasselli from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) received the 'Above and Beyond the Call of Duty’ award from the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management (AoM).

The award recognises scholars who contributed to the division’s programme for the ‘helpfulness, civility, extensiveness and insight’ of their comments and contribution. Dr Tasselli received the 2017 award from the OMT Division at the AoM Annual Meeting that was held in Atlanta, USA in August 2017 for his ‘timely, thoughtful, and developmental’ contribution.

It’s the second time Dr Tasselli received an award at this leading AoM conference. He also won the Best Paper Award from the Health Care Management Division in 2013. 

Cambridge alumnus of the month

In October 2017, Stefano Tasselli was also selected as Alumnus of the Month by Wolfson College of the University of Cambridge, where he completed his PhD at the Judge Business School, for the quality and the impact of his teaching and research activities across Europe. It was the first time this recognition is given to a former graduate in a business discipline.

“It’s rewarding being nominated so young as the alumnus of the month by my alma mater, an institution that has built its prestige nurturing the work and memory of its notable alumni,” Dr Tasselli said.

Dr Stefano Tasselli

Dr Stefano Tasselli is an assistant professor in RSM’s Department of Technology and Operations Management. He holds a PhD from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His research interests include the micro-foundations of organisational social networks; social networks, knowledge transfer and innovation; and organisational theory. In addition to teaching organisation of innovation and new business development courses in RSM master programmes, Dr Tasselli is also an instructor in RSM’s open online course (MOOC) in Innovation Management.

Watch Dr Stefano Tasselli’s recent research about friendships on the work floor on RSM Discovery.

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