Eren Akkan holds a PhD from IESE Business School, Spain. His research activities revolve around two main areas: effective management of intercultural work settings; and fostering innovation and implementing change in organizations. In the intercultural management field, he studies phenomena such as international assignments, global teams, and skilled immigration. Regarding innovation, he is interested in what propels people to bring up and implement creative ideas to positively contribute to the organization.
A calculative perspective towards how international assignees' mastery-goals lead to embeddedness 5500 - 5599 Conférence
Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2018.
Motivated globetrotting: A goal-oriented perspective of why individuals relocate abroad for work 5500 - 5599 Conférence
Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2017.
'Community' or 'communities'? A multifoci perspective on off-the job factors towards staying in organizations 5500 - 5599 Conférence
Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management 2016.
The Role of Repatriation in and for Global Careers Book Chapter
Michael Dickmann Vesa Suutari, Olivier Wurtz (Ed.): Chapitre 9, p. 223-256, Palgrave McMillan, 2018, ISBN: 978-3-319-76529-7.
A 'change' perspective of repatriation: Review and research recommendations Book Chapter Forthcoming
Betina Szukudlarek Joyce Osland, Dan Caprar Laurence Romani (Ed.): SAGE, Forthcoming.
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