Rasim Serdar Kurdoğlu
Assistant Professor, Director of Ethics & Sustainability Committee
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Academic Specialization:
Organizational Behavior, Business Ethics, Strategic Management
Research interests: Moral and strategic reasoning, heuristic decision-making, rationality and irrationality, argumentation, entrepreneurial cognition and innovation

Rasim Serdar Kurdoglu received his Ph.D. degree from University of Leicester School of Business (graduated in Nov 2018). While doing his PhD, he worked as a teaching assistant (associate tutor) at the same institution. Dr. Kurdoglu’s academic qualifications also include MSc Engineering Management/Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University,  MSc (Distinction) Management and International Business from Nottingham Business School, MBA from Yeditepe University, and BSc Economics from Hacettepe University. Prior to his academic career, he had 10 years of business experience in banking and national defence industries.
Dr. Kurdoglu’s research broadly aims to explore how different types of reasoning and argumentation can shape managerial and entrepreneurial decision-making. In his research, he often brings together elements of cognitive and moral psychology, decision sciences, and ethics. 


Selected Publications :

Kurdoglu, R. S. & Ateş, N. Y. (In Press). “Arguing to defeat: Eristic argumentation and irrationality in resolving moral concerns”. Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-020-04659-2

Kurdoglu, R. S. (2020). “The mirage of procedural justice and the primacy of interactional justice in organizations”. Journal of Business Ethics, 167(3): 495-512. 

Kurdoglu, R.S. (2019). “An inquiry into pseudo-legitimations: A framework to investigate the clash of managerial legitimations and employees’ unfairness claims”. Business Ethics: A European Review, 28(1): 129–138.