Michiel Tempelaar is Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Amsterdam. After working for a few years as project manager in the telecom industry, he pursued a PhD at Rotterdam School of Management, which he obtained in 2010. His dissertation received first prize in the European Doctoral Programs Association in Management & Business Administration (EDAMBA) 2011 Thesis Competition. His research focuses on the multilevel determinants and micro-foundations of firms’ strategic and innovative behavior. In particular, he is interested in the nexus of socio-cognitive and organizational factors as drivers of exploitation-exploration, ambidexterity, and search. Michiel's work has been published in Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, and Organization Science. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Management Studies and as ad-hoc reviewer for several leading journals and conferences.
Associate Professor, Director of Master of Science in Business Administration
Organizing for Ambidexterity: Studies on the pursuit of exploration and exploitation through differentiation, integration, contextual and individual attributes
Amsterdam Business School
Previously at Rotterdam School of Management