Dr Stefano Tasselli

Stefano Tasselli

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

Profile

Stefano Tasselli is an Associate Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a PhD from the Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge. His research and teaching focus is on the interplay between psychological and relational antecedents of organizational functioning, including the analysis of the psychological micro-foundations (personality, motivation, and cognition) of organizational social networks; social networks, knowledge transfer and innovation; and organizational theory. He is currently teaching 'Social Networks and Leadership' in the full-time MBA, and post-graduate and executive modules on 'Organization of Innovation' and on 'New Business Development'. His previous professional experience includes consulting in McKinsey and Company. Among the empirical settings of interest for his research, the health care industry, and incubators/ accelerators for new entrepreneurial opportunities. He has been invited for more than fifty research seminars and presentations, and has received distinguished recognitions from academic conferences and research institutions, including the Best Paper Award at the HCM division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2013), the Best Paper Award at the CORE Conference in Cambridge (2013), two Best Paper Awards at the conference of the Italian Association for Management in health care (AIES, 2013 and 2014), the Innovative Teaching Award at RSM (2016), and the ABCD Award of the OMT division of the Academy of Management (2017). In 2015, he received the life membership of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, where in 2017 he was also nominated Alumnus of the month. In 2016, 2017, 2018, he has been selected as a high performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). In 2018, he has been recognized by Poets and Quants as one of the '40 World's Best Business Professors under 40;' he has also been awarded by ASFOR (Italian Society for Management Education) as the 'Best Italian Business Professor under 40.' His research has been published, among the other journals, in the Academy of Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management AnnalsAnnual Review of Psychology, Journal of Management, Organization Studies and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Dr. Tasselli also wrote and talked of his research in venues of interest for business practitioners, including the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, LSE Business Review, RSM Discovery, and Ideas for Leaders. His research activity was also covered by press and media, including interviews in Business News Radio, Corriere della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore and La Stampa.

 

Professional experience

Associate Professor

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

Publications

Professional Publications (3)

Scholarly Publications (11)

Recognitions

Editorial positions (9)

  • Administrative Science Quarterly

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organization Science

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Management Studies

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of International Business Studies

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Small Group Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Human Relations

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Academy of Management Journal

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Media

Media items

  • Status belemmert kennisdeling in ziekenhuizen

    Knowledge sharing within the hospital really only takes place within groups of similar status peers. Both physicians and nurses share a lot of information, but only within their own social networks. It is up to medical directors,...

  • Statusverschillen in ziekenhuis verhinderen delen van waardevolle kennis

    Knowledge sharing within the hospital really only takes place within groups of similar status peers. Both physicians and nurses share a lot of information, but only within their own social networks. It is up to medical directors,...

  • Statusverschillen verhinderen delen van kennis

    Knowledge sharing within the hospital really only takes place within groups of similar status peers. Both physicians and nurses share a lot of information, but only within their own social networks. It is up to medical directors,...

  • Sociale status verhindert kennisdeling ziekenhuis

    Knowledge sharing within the hospital really only takes place within groups of similar status peers. Both physicians and nurses share a lot of information, but only within their own social networks. It is up to medical directors,...

  • Does your personality fit your network? It could be damaging your success at work

    Your personality must fit with your network in order to be trusted and successful, a new study conducted by Martin Kilduff from UCL School of Management and Stefano Tasselli from RSM reveals. Otherwise, your friendships might...

  • Does your personality fit your network? It could be damaging your success at work

    Your personality must fit with your network in order to be trusted and successful, a new study conducted by Martin Kilduff from UCL School of Management and Stefano Tasselli from RSM reveals. Otherwise, your friendships might...

  • The reason you may not be successful at work could be down to pure blirtatiousness

    Your personality must fit with your network in order to be trusted and successful, new research from UCL School of Management and RSM claims. Otherwise, your friendships might clash with your job. According to professors Martin...

  • Is your personality damaging your career prospects?

    Your personality must fit with your network in order to be trusted and successful, new research from Martin Kilduff (UCL School of Management) and Stefano Tasselli (RSM) reveals. Otherwise, your friendships might clash with your...

  • Research: Too many friends can damage work success

    Workers juggling lots of friendship groups might secretly praise themselves for their diplomacy, but this might be hindering their career success according to a new study by Martin Kilduff (UCL School of Management) and Stefano...

  • Your personality should fit your network to be successful at work

    Workplace friendships encourage productivity, employee retention, job satisfaction, team cohesion and so much more, including personal growth and emotional support. But these business friendships can be difficult to manage, writes...

  • Voor Sommigen Is Openheid Beter Voor Anderen Diplomatie

    If you talk to friends at work at work, how open or just diplomatic should you be? Apparently, it depends on your personality. Stefano Tasselli of RSM is featured on this episode of "Wetenschap Vandaag" of BNR Radio.

  • Vriendschappen met collega's kunnen vertrouwen juist ook ondermijnen

    To be successful in your work, the trust of others is necessary, says researcher Stefano Tasselli of RSM. Making friends with colleagues may at first sight seem the perfect way to build trust within an organisation. However, in a...

Courses

Organisation of Innovation

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM03MI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Mastering Networks for Innovation

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME051
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master