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Professor of Management

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Claus Rerup joined the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in 2017 as a Professor of Management.

Professor Rerup is a qualitative researcher who studies routine, sensemaking/attention, and learning dynamics. This includes studies of how employees and leaders attend to, make sense of and learn from unexpected events (crisis, accidents, disruptions) and daily problems and surprises. He has published his work in academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Organization Science. He has current or previous editorial positions on the boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies and Strategic Organization.  

Professor Rerup teaches undergraduate, master, MBA, Executive MBA and PhD courses. He has also delivered workshops to audiences in a range of organizations, including Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund (Canada), Ernst and Young (Germany), Norma Group (Germany), and Prudential Insurance (Hong Kong). His teaching has been recognized by several awards, including the 2019 Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Prior to joining Frankfurt School, Rerup was an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. He has held visiting professor positions at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, GREDEG, France, University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Bocconi University, Italy. He obtained his PhD from the Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark (where he currently is a part time professor), and completed Visiting Scholar positions at Stanford University and University of Urbana Champaign, and a Post Doc Research Fellowship at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


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Courses 2017

Title Programme Semester
Business Ethics & Organisational Behaviour PT-MBA WS 2017
Leadership & Organisational Behavior MiM WS 2017
Logics and Lessons of Leadership BSc WS 2017