Claus Rerup is Professor of Management and former Vice President Academic Affairs / Dean of Faculty at Frankfurt School (2021-2023). As an organizational scholar engaging in fieldwork, his research reveals the ambiguity and politics of the modern workplace by tracing how people are learning from experience, making sense of complex situations, and coping with disinformation and competing goals. His research has been published in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, and Organization Science.
Professor Rerup received several awards for his research as well as grants from the Danish Social Science Research Council, the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Novo Nordisk, and several private foundations.
He served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies, and Strategic Organization. He received the Outstanding Reviewer Award for his service to Organization Science four times. He co-edited a special issue on Research Frontiers on the Attention-Based View of the Firm in Strategic Organization. He was also a co-editor of Organizational Routines: How they are Created, Maintained, and Changed by Oxford University Press, and the Cambridge Handbook of Routine Dynamics.
Claus teaches in the MBA and Master in Management degree programs. In Executive Education programs, he teaches modules on leadership, fall from grace, power and politics, learning, sensemaking, and ignorance and disinformation. He teaches and consults companies, including Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund (Canada), Norma Group (Germany), Ernst and Young (Germany), and Prudential Insurance (Hong Kong). Throughout his career, he received several teaching awards, including the 2019 Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance at Frankfurt School.
Before joining Frankfurt School, he was a tenured Associate Professor at Ivey Business School, the Otto Mønsted Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School, and was a Visiting Professor at Bocconi University, Universität St.Gallen (HSG), Aarhus University (School of Business and Social Sciences), and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, GREDEG. He also worked as a consultant on mergers and acquisitions and served as a board member.
Professor Rerup earned a doctoral degree in Organization and Management and a master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus University and held Visiting Scholar positions at Stanford University and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and a Postdoc at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
|Evidence-based & Responsible Management
|Leadership & Organisational Behavior
|Innovation Management & Change Management