Dr Murat Tarakci

Murat Tarakci

Associate Professor of Innovation Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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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.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Professional Publications (6)

Scholarly Publications (9)

Doctoral Thesis

Recognitions

Editorial positions (3)

  • Journal of Management Studies

    Editorial Board

  • Small Group Research

    Editorial Board

  • Academy of Management Journal

    Editorial Board

Media

Media items

  • Why aspiring leaders should cultivate skill over charm

    If you aspire to be a great leader, then concentrate on doing your best work and cultivate a humble attitude rather than trying to look the part of the charismatic chief executive. Research from Stanford Graduate School of...

  • Want a Bigger Funding Round? Cut Out All That 'Disruption' Talk

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Grote beloftes van start-ups trekken meer investeerders, maar leveren minder op

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Talk of disruptive innovation is two-edged sword for investment seekers – study

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Ontwrichtende visie start-ups: meer investeerders, maar lager bedrag

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • How FOMO Dictates Startup Funding

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Investeerders op hun hoede voor ontwrichtende visies

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Disruption makes startup investors balance caution against fear of missing out

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Disruption Makes Startup Investors Balance Caution Against Fear Of Missing Out

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • ‘Ontwrichtende’ startups krijgen lagere investering

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Venture capitalists als voorbeeld voor controllers bij disruptive innovations

    Murat Tarakci, Associate Professor of Innovation Management at RSM answers the question "how do you ensure that innovation is not only encouraged, but also controlled?"

  • Business control bij innovatieve projecten: niet twee miljoen ineens

    What would you do with 20 million? Do not just commit to an innovative project in one go, however beautiful the prospects may be. This is the lesson that Murat Tarakci, Associate Professor of Innovation Management at RSM, learned...

  • Investors prefer ‘disruptive’ startups—but provide them with less funding

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • INVESTORS PREFER ‘DISRUPTIVE’ START-UPS, BUT GIVE THEM LESS MONEY

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Investors prefer 'disruptive' start-ups but give them less money

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • INVESTORS PREFER 'DISRUPTIVE' START-UPS, BUT GIVE THEM LESS MONEY

    Research conducted by PhD candidate Timo van Balen and Associate Professor Murat Tarakci was mentioned in an article. Their research, called "Do Disruptive Visions Pay Off? The Impact of Disruptive Entrepreneurial Visions on...

  • Toekomst en ontwikkelingen van de baggerindustrie

    An article that discusses Jan van den Ende's research called ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ which was presented at the symposium ‘Future of the Dredging Industry’. The research includes macro and technological trends and...

Discovery item

Mapping strategic consensus within and between teams

Organisational scholars have been aware for some time that achieving a high degree of shared understanding about the strategy within the enterprise is extremely valuable.

Courses

Strategy of Innovation

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM02MI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Innovation Clinic

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMHONMI
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Innovation in Practice

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME134
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

MI Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMMTMI
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Research fundamentals course

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMRMMI
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Past courses

Introduction

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM01MI
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Innovation Management: Research on Organizing in a Context of Uncertainty

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2014/2015
  • Code: BERMASC035
  • ECTS: 5

Disruptive innovations

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BM12MIM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Innovation and market orientation

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKM12GM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

MI Company-based research project

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMBPMI
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Organisation of Innovation

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSM07MI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Thesis research skills

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMRMMI
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Innovation Management

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BAD01
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3