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Analysis and Reaction to US Credit Downgrade

Xiaoyan Zhang

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Innovation in Teaching

Karthik Kannan

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industrial clusters and performance

Jovan Grahovac

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Management Department


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Consumer Consumption

A pair of faculty members from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management recently won a research grant of $50,000 from Adobe Systems as part of an industry and academic collaboration that aims to find new ways to solve the challenges that plague today’s online marketers.

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Innovation Impact

Purdue University and the Krannert School of Management are helping early stage startups in Indiana navigate the “valley of death” to commercialize their technology through the National Science Foundation’s “Phase 0” pilot program for its Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Node.

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Intellectualizing Risk

As the business implications of big data continue to grow, so too does the need for academic research that helps lead to improved industry practices. Thomas Brush, a professor in the strategic management area at the Krannert School, is doing just that by merging his interdisciplinary work on product lifecycle management (PLM) to help the Licensing Executives Society (LES) create a better standard for managing intellectual property (IP) suppliers.

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Advancing Forward

Leaders of the business world and academic community came together at the 30th annual fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises, which has long been a focal point within Purdue University's Krannert School for promoting education, research and industrial engagement, manufacturing management and supply chain management.

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In the news

Could warehouse robots replace workers? The answer is mixed.
During a recent visit to Plainfield, Locus Robotics CEO Rick Faulk drove past maybe two dozen “help wanted” signs along a short stretch of Perry Road and saw sheer opportunity.

The Rutgers Ten Plus Case Challenge
Purdue Krannert`s team was placed second in the competition. The first place was bagged by University of Pittsburgh.

Krannert professor says companies can learn from the #DeleteFacebook movement
The scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica is the most recent in a troubling trend of information security mishaps in which data belonging to millions of users is hacked, leaked or leveraged irresponsibly. But the nationwide movement to delete Facebook is gaining more traction than previous public protests calling for privacy and transparency, says Karthik Kannan, an expert in big data who studies systems that exploit instincts and biases to nudge human behavior.


  • Apr 24
    Holocaust Survivor to speak at APSAC Speaker Series
    APSAC presents the Hadley Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 24th featuring Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate - Eva Kor.
  • Apr 27
    Kanter Lecture Series
    On Friday, April 27th, in the Krannert Center, Room 124, at 10 am (EST) Kanter Award winner and associate professor and Presidential Impact Fellow in the Department of Management at the Mays Business School, Stephen Courtright, will be presenting a lecture titled “My Family Made Me Do It: Family-Work Conflict and Abusive Supervision”.
  • Apr 27
    MIS Distinguished Speaker Series
    Privacy, Behavior, and Economics
    Dr. Alessandro Acquisti
    10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Rawls Hall 3082
  • Apr 28
    Last Day of Class
    Last Day of Class
  • May 4
    Krannert Spring Awards Picnic
    Krannert Spring Awards Picnic welcomes all Krannert Faculty, Staff, PhD Students on Friday
  • May 5
    Semester Ends
    Semester Ends
  • May 11
    Commencement Graduate School
    Commencement for Graduate Students
  • May 24
    BIAC Research Conference
    The Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC) of Purdue University is organizing a research conference on Data Science for Business and Economics
  • May 28
    Memorial Day
    Memorial Day

2017 Marketing conference
2017 Assistant Professor Chatters

2017 Marketing conference
2017 Assistant Professor Chatters

Contact the Management Department:

Management Department Head:
Ananth Iyer
Assistant Department Head:
Meara Habashi
Assistant to the Department Head:
Angie Gutterman

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