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Turanay Caner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Management
PhD, Strategic Management, University of Pittsburgh
MBA, Providence College
Turanay Caner is an assistant professor in the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University. She earned her Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Pittsburgh; an MBA from Providence College; and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from METU, Ankara, Turkey. She has taught strategic management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Overall, she finds teaching strategic management to be a very rewarding experience. Turanay is also passionate about scholarly research. Her research is motivated by her interest in understanding phenomena in the domain of inter-firm and interdisciplinary relationships, innovation, and financial performance. Turanay's recent work (with Melissa Appleyard and Beverly Tyler), "Improving Outcomes from Interdisciplinary R&D" has been funded by NSF (# 1535986). She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Business. Prior to joining academia, she spent several years in various positions in the manufacturing, financial services, and business consulting industries in Turkey and United States.

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management; Consulting, Innovation.

Research Interests

invention, innovation, new product development, alliances, knowledge diversity, interdisciplinary R&D.

Courses Taught

BUS
HON
BUSINESS HONORS: EIRP-UG
BUS
HON_I
BUSINESS HONORS I: EIRP
MGT
700
SEMINAR IN BUSINESS STRATEGY
MGT
4329
MANAGERIAL STRATEGY AND POLICY

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Journal Articles

Caner, T., Bruyaka, O. P., Prescott, J. P., and (2017). Flow Signals: Evidence from Patent and Alliance Portfolios in the US Biopharmaceutical Industry. Journal of Management Studies.

Cohen, S. K., Caner, T., and (2016). Converting inventions into breakthrough innovations: The role of exploitation and alliance network knowledge heterogeneity . Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. vol. 40, pp. 29-44.

Caner, T., Cohen, S. K., Pil, F., and Firm Heterogenity in Complex Problem Solving: A Knowledge-based Look at Invention . Strategic Management Journal.

Tyler, B. B., and Caner, T. (2016). New Product Introductions below Aspirations, Slack and R&D Alliances: A Behavioral Perspective. Strategic Management Journal. vol. 37, pp. 896-910.

Caner, T., Tyler, B. B., and (2015). The Effects of knowledge depth and scope on the relationship between R&D alliances and new product development. Journal of Product Innovation Management. vol. 32, pp. 808-824.

Caner, T., Sun, J., and John, P. E. (2014). When a firm's centrality in R&D alliance network is (not) the answer for invention: The interaction of centrality, internal and external knowledge transfer. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. vol. 33, pp. 193-209.

Others

Appleyard, M., Tyler, B., and Caner, T. NSF Grant for Proposal # 1535986. Awarded. Improving Outcomes from Interdisciplinary R&D: How do experience and disciplinary variety, distance, and interdependence matter?.