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Airbnb affects on parallel industries

Mohammad Rahman

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Purdue Accounting Theory Conference

Rahul Menon

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Work-Family Backlash

Perrigino, Dunford, and Wilson

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Search for Market Stability

Xiaoyan Zhang

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effectiveness of reward programs

Federico Rossi

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industrial clusters and performance

Jovan Grahovac

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Management Department


David Ricks

Leading Lilly

When Dave Ricks (BSIM ’90) took the helm of Eli Lilly and Co. as chairman and CEO in 2017, he became the third Krannert alumnus to lead a Fortune 150 company, joining Sam Allen (BSIM ’75), chairman and CEO at Deere & Co, and Greg Hayes, president and CEO of United Technologies Corp.

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Pokémon on phone screen

The Pokémon Paradox

When the augmented reality (AR) game Pokémon Go made its debut in 2016, it quickly became the most popular mobile game in U.S. history with more than 20 million active users daily. It’s now at the top of the menu in an industry that generates more than $1 billion in annual revenues. According to a pair of working papers from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, tech companies aren’t the only businesses getting a taste of the profits. But how does that balance with the economic costs of playing the game while driving, which include an increased number of vehicular accidents, injuries and even death?

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Christine Rasquinha on climbing wall

Reaching Higher

As she begins her career as an operations and procurement analyst at Accenture, Christine Rasquinha (BS ’17, MBA ’18) is well prepared to climb the corporate ladder. In fact, she’s prepared for just about anything.

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2012 graduates Grant Pope and Zach Frauhiger

Just Getting Started

Entrepreneurship and Purdue University’s School of Management have a shared history that dates back more than half a century. Today, countless alumni bolster the tradition, including a new generation of entrepreneurs whose collective vision is helping make — and commercialize — what moves the world forward. Here, we introduce you to four young companies with ties to Purdue and big plans for the future.

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In the news

Smartphone platform created by Krannert and Purdue ECE alums helps streamline classroom communication
A Purdue University-affiliated startup has created a digital learning platform to improve communication between students and teachers and provide real-time feedback on student comprehension and participation. The platform was developed by Purdue’s Krannert School of Management alumnus Charlie Sloan and electrical and computer engineering alumnus Varun Mavilla, the founders of LectureWise. Their product is a software application that allows for graded, in-class polling and content distribution via smartphones.

Study shows Airbnb benefits white neighborhoods; not so for black and Hispanic areas
Tourism activity in areas with a rise in Airbnb rentals could spill over into complementary industries, such as the restaurant business, unless those neighborhoods are predominantly black or Hispanic, a new study by Krannert researchers suggests. “Airbnb has made repeated claims that it helps the local economy in black neighborhoods, especially in New York City,” said Mohammad Rahman, author of the study and an associate professor of management at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. “We do not find any evidence of that economic spillover effect.”

Recent Krannert grads among six Purdue students to receive Fulbright grants
Six recent Purdue University graduates have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants and will spend the 2018-19 academic year in various parts of Asia or Europe to teach or conduct research. The recipients include Krannert alumnae Zoya Hsiao, who earned a BS in management in December 2017, and Shannon Kane, who graduated with a BS in marketing in May 2018.


  • Jul 8-12
    Emerging Leaders Retreat
    This residential camp will introduce high school students to business careers and equip them with skills that will help them navigate their future workplaces
  • Aug 20
    Classes Begin
  • Aug 24
    Krannert Executive Forum Orientation
    The Krannert Executive Forum is a management class (MGMT 40100) that features top-level executives and community leaders sharing their experiences with students and is free and open to the public as seating permits.

Management Faculty Coffee, Wednesday, March 28 at Weiler Lounge
Management Faculty Coffee March 2018

Chatter, Thursday, March 22 at 308 on State
Chatter March 2018

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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