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Brad Alge

Associate Professor of Management;

Professor Alge serves as the Area Head (since 2007) for the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management area.  

His research focuses on:

  • Technology's impact on individual and group attitudes and behaviors on the job
  • Employer/employee rights (e.g., privacy, justice, ethics & corporate social responsibility)
  • Leadership--particularly in the contexts of distance leadership and organizational control
  • Organizational versus employee control

Dr. Alge currently teaches in the full-time MBA, Weekend MBA, Executive MBA, and executive non-degree programs at Purdue's Krannert School of Management with a focus on:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Change Management

Dr. Alge has provided his expertise and consultation to numerous organizations including:

  • US Department of Defense
  • US Department of Health and Human Services
  • US Department of the Interior
  • Whirlpool
  • Alcoa
  • British Petroleum
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Pfizer
  • Evonik (Eli Lilly)
  • Metropolitan Police Departments
  • City Public Transportation Departments
  • Panduit
  • Victoria's Secret Catalogue/Limited Corp.
  • Valspar
  • Saint-Gobain Container (Ardaugh)
  • INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation)
  • Numerous mid-size and small businesses


Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and HRM, Ohio State
M.B.A., Management, Kent State University, 1993
B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1989

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

Organizational Security, Technology, Employee Privacy, Employee Relations, Executive Training and Development, Human Resources, Supervision, Team Building, Teams, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams, Electronic Performance Monitoring, Business Ethics, Motivation, Workplace Privacy, Employer Rights, Employee Rights, Organizational Culture/Climate, Fairness

Brad Alge


Phone: (765) 49-44483
Office: RAWL 4017

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