Claus Rerup is Full Professor of Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany, Visiting Professor of Strategy at University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, and Otto Mønsted Visiting Professor of Management at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Before joining Frankfurt School in 2017, he was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, USA, a Post Doc Research Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, a Visiting Professor of Management at Bocconi University, Italy, and an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. He obtained his PhD from the Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark.
His research focuses on organizational sense-making, routine dynamics and organizational learning with a particular interest in understanding how updating unfolds across time and boundaries. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Journal of Management and Journal of Management Studies, among others. He has current or previous editorial positions on the boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies and Strategic Organization. His work has also been featured in various newspapers and magazines, including Forbes and IESE Insight.
Rerup’s research (w/ Barry) was awarded the 2002 Best Paper Award in Organization and Management Theory at the Academy of Management Conference. A co-authored paper (w/ Hu) was awarded the 2015 EGOS Best Student Paper Award. In 2016, his research (w/ Feldman) received enough citations on Web of Science to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Economics & Business. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, he received the Award for Extraordinary Service to the Editorial Board of Organization Science. Rerup’s research has been funded by grants from the Danish and Canadian social science research foundations, and a number of private foundations and companies.
Claus Rerup has taught undergraduate, master, MBA and PhD courses in organizational behavior, leadership, team dynamics, organization theory and change management. He has also delivered workshops on these topics to executive audiences in a range of industries. His teaching has been recognized by several awards.
Prior to his academic career, he worked as a management consultant, and a board member.