Murat Tarakci is an Assistant Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He obtained his PhD degree from Erasmus School of Economics.Murat’s research focuses on creativity and innovation in strategy process by using multiple methods. In particular, he examines what motivates managers’ search for new strategic initiatives, and how managerial power and leadership affect strategy process. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Operations Management, and has been featured in popular media outlets including Financial Times and Harvard Business Review. He regularly collaborates with several multinational corporations such as Unilever, Deloitte and Philips.