Gokhan Ertug

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Gokhan is a professor at the Adelaide Business School, University of Adelaide. His research interests are in social networks, status, reputation, trust, and organization theory more generally. He is also interested in some research questions under international business and has been directing more attention to understanding the implications of inequality for management and organizations, and vice versa. Gokhan has served as an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Management, and is currently a Deputy Editor for Organization Science.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2023 - ongoing Professor University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2022 Lee Kong Chian Professor of Strategic Management Singapore Management University
    2020 - 2022 Professor of Strategic Management Singapore Management University
    2014 - 2019 Associate Professor of Strategic Management Singapore Management University
    2008 - 2014 Assistant Professor of Strategic Management Singapore Management University
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2008 INSEAD France / Singapore PhD
    2002 Bilkent University Turkey BA/BS
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Bapuji, H., Chrispal, S., Vissa, B., & Ertug, G. (2023). Local, yet global: Implications of caste for MNEs and international business. Journal of International Business Policy, (2022).
    DOI
    2022 Cuypers, I. R. P., Patel, C., Ertug, G., Li, J., & Cuypers, Y. (2022). Top management teams in international business research: A review and suggestions for future research. Journal of International Business Studies, 53(3), 481-515.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS4
    2022 Brennecke, J., Ertug, G., & Elfring, T. (2022). Networking Fast and Slow: The Role of Speed in Tie Formation. Journal of Management, 29 pages.
    DOI
    2022 Brands, R., Ertug, G., Fonti, F., & Tasselli, S. (2022). THEORIZING GENDER IN SOCIAL NETWORK RESEARCH: WHAT WE DO AND WHAT WE CAN DO DIFFERENTLY. Academy of Management Annals, 16(2), 588-620.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS3
    2022 Ertug, G., Brennecke, J., Kovács, B., & Zou, T. (2022). WHAT DOES HOMOPHILY DO? A REVIEW OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF HOMOPHILY. Academy of Management Annals, 16(1), 38-69.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS16
    2022 Collet, F., Carnabuci, G., Ertug, G., & Zou, T. (2022). Ideological Boundaries of Status Advantages: Legislative Effectiveness in the United States House of Representatives. Organization Studies, 43(1), 35-57.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2021 Bapuji, H., Patel, C., Ertug, G., & Allen, D. G. (2021). COVID-19 is an opportunity to rethink I-O psychology, not for business as usual. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 14(1-2), 50-54.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Cuypers, I. R. P., Hennart, J. F., Silverman, B. S., & Ertug, G. (2021). Transaction cost theory: Past progress, current challenges, and suggestions for the future. Academy of Management Annals, 15(1), 111-150.
    DOI Scopus53 WoS52
    2020 Ertug, G., Kotha, R., & Hedström, P. (2020). Kin ties and the performance of new firms: A structural approach. Academy of Management Journal, 63(6), 1893-1922.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6
    2020 Bapuji, H., Patel, C., Ertug, G., & Allen, D. G. (2020). Corona Crisis and Inequality: Why Management Research Needs a Societal Turn. Journal of Management, 46(7), 1205-1222.
    DOI Scopus110 WoS103
    2020 Cuypers, I. R. P., Ertug, G., Cantwell, J., Zaheer, A., & Kilduff, M. (2020). Making connections: Social networks in international business. Journal of International Business Studies, 51(5), 714-736.
    DOI Scopus37 WoS34
    2020 Bapuji, H., Ertug, G., & Shaw, J. D. (2020). Organizations and societal economic inequality: A review and way forward. Academy of Management Annals, 14(1), 60-91.
    DOI Scopus85 WoS76
    2020 Tandon, V., Ertug, G., & Carnabuci, G. (2020). How Do Prior Ties Affect Learning by Hiring?. Journal of Management, 46(2), 287-320.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2019 Prato, M., Kypraios, E., Ertug, G., & Lee, Y. G. (2019). Middle-status conformity revisited: The interplay between achieved and ascribed status. Academy of Management Journal, 62(4), 1003-1027.
    DOI Scopus21 WoS20
    2018 Cuypers, I. R. P., Ertug, G., Heugens, P. P. M. A. R., Kogut, B., & Zou, T. (2018). The making of a construct: Lessons from 30 years of the Kogut and Singh cultural distance index. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(9), 1138-1153.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS34
    2018 Ertug, G., Gruber, M., Nyberg, A., & Steensma, H. K. (2018). From the editors a brief primer on data visualization opportunities in management research. Academy of Management Journal, 61(5), 1613-1625.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS14
    2018 Ertug, G., Gargiulo, M., Galunic, C., & Zou, T. (2018). Homophily and individual performance. Organization Science, 29(5), 912-930.
    DOI Scopus30 WoS29
    2018 Zou, T., Ertug, G., & George, G. (2018). The capacity to innovate: a meta-analysis of absorptive capacity. Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 20(2), 87-121.
    DOI Scopus96 WoS77
    2017 Shaw, J. D., & Ertug, G. (2017). The suitability of simulations and meta-analyses for submissions to academy of management journal. Academy of Management Journal, 60(6), 2045-2049.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS15
    2017 Cuypers, I. R. P., Ertug, G., Reuer, J. J., & Bensaou, B. (2017). Board representation in international joint ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 38(4), 920-938.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS16
    2016 Tschang, T. T., & Ertug, G. (2016). New blood as an elixir of youth: Effects of human capital tenure on the explorative capability of aging firms. Organization Science, 27(4), 873-892.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4
    2016 Ertug, G., Yogev, T., Lee, Y. G., & Hedström, P. (2016). The art of representation: How audience-specific reputations affect success in the contemporary art field. Academy of Management Journal, 59(1), 113-134.
    DOI Scopus40 WoS39
    2016 Dow, D., Cuypers, I. R. P., & Ertug, G. (2016). The effects of within-country linguistic and religious diversity on foreign acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies, 47(3), 319-346.
    DOI Scopus82 WoS77
    2015 Cuypers, I. R. P., Ertug, G., & Hennart, J. F. (2015). The effects of linguistic distance and lingua franca proficiency on the stake taken by acquirers in cross-border acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies, 46(4), 429-442.
    DOI Scopus93 WoS90
    2015 Ertug, G., & Castellucci, F. (2015). Who shall get more? How intangible assets and aspiration levels affect the valuation of resource providers. Strategic Organization, 13(1), 6-31.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS13
    2014 Huang, K. G. L., & Ertug, G. (2014). Mobility, retention and productivity of genomics scientists in the United States. Nature Biotechnology, 32(9), 953-958.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2014 Gargiulo, M., & Ertug, G. (2014). The power of the weak. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 40, 179-198.
    DOI Scopus9
    2013 Ertug, G., & Castellucci, F. (2013). Getting what you need: How reputation and status affect team performance, hiring, and salaries in the NBA. Academy of Management Journal, 56(2), 407-431.
    DOI Scopus94 WoS93
    2013 Ertug, G., Cuypers, I. R. P., Noorderhaven, N. G., & Bensaou, B. M. (2013). Trust between international joint venture partners: Effects of home countries. Journal of International Business Studies, 44(3), 263-282.
    DOI Scopus57 WoS46
    2012 Galunic, C., Ertug, G., & Gargiulo, M. (2012). The positive externalities of social capital: Benefiting from senior brokers. Academy of Management Journal, 55(5), 1213-1231.
    DOI Scopus78 WoS75
    2010 Castellucci, F., & Ertug, G. (2010). What's in it for them? advantages of higher-status partners in exchange relationships. Academy of Management Journal, 53(1), 149-166.
    DOI Scopus149 WoS141
    2009 Gargiulo, M., Ertug, G., & Galunic, C. (2009). The two faces of control: Network closure and individual performance among knowledge workers. Administrative Science Quarterly, 54(2), 299-333.
    DOI Scopus112 WoS99
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2019 Ertug, G., Cuypers, I. R. P., Noorderhaven, N. G., & Bensaou, B. M. (2019). The double-edged sword of high expectations: Presumptive trust, reflective trust, and satisfaction in international joint ventures. In F. J. Contractor, & J. J. Reuer (Eds.), Frontiers of Strategic Alliance Research: Negotiating, Structuring and Governing Partnerships (pp. 395-410). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
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    2006 Gargiulo, M., & Ertug, G. (2006). The dark side of trust. In Handbook of Trust Research (pp. 165-186).
    Scopus149
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2012 Ertug, G., Cuypers, I. R. P., Noorderhaven, N. G., & Bensaou, B. (2012). Home country effects on trust in international joint ventures. In Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting, AOM 2012 Vol. 2012 (pp. 887-892). Academy of Management.
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    2006 Galunic, C., Ertug, G., & Gargiulo, M. (2006). Adding value to others: The positive externalities of social capital. In Academy of Management 2006 Annual Meeting: Knowledge, Action and the Public Concern, AOM 2006 Vol. 2006 (pp. V1-V6). Academy of Management.
    DOI
    2005 Castellucci, F., & Ertug, G. (2005). What's in it for them? Advantages of higher status partners in exchange relationships. In Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting: A New Vision of Management in the 21st Century, AOM 2005 Vol. 2005 (pp. Q1-Q6). Academy of Management.
    DOI Scopus1

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