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  • Brian Dineen

    Study: Resume fraud linked to job search envy

    Unemployed job-seekers can be motivated to embellish their resumes when they are envious of peers, according to a study published in the Academy of Management Journal.

    Full story: Study: Resume fraud linked to job search envy

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  • Business leader gives $1 million to advance women in management

    A Purdue University alumna and longtime university supporter is giving a $1 million gift to advance women in management by providing undergraduate scholarships for women enrolled in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.

  • Accounting faculty selected for Best Paper Award

    The American Accounting Association’s Management Accounting Section Publications Committee has selected Mark Bagnoli’s and Susan Watts's paper “Knowing versus Telling Private Information about a Rival”, published in the Journal of Management Accounting Research in 2013, to be awarded the 2015 Journal of Management Accounting Research Best Paper Award. The Publications committee considered all research papers published in JMAR between 2013 and 2015, and judged their paper to have the highest potential impact on management accounting research.

    Congratulations Mark and Susan!

  • Retail expert available to discuss IKEA’s first Indiana location
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Richard Feinberg, professor and interim department head of Consumer Science at Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences, is an expert in retail management, consumer behavior and consumer psychology. He can talk about the retail impact the IKEA home furnishing store will have on Indianapolis and central Indiana. The Swedish retailer announced today its first Indiana location will open in Fishers.
  • Export Indiana Fellowship Program

    Partnership promotes small business growth by supplying the tools and expertise necessary to export their goods and services successfully at the international level.

  • Scientist Will Carpenter to discuss chemical weapons ban Nov. 11
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Scientist Will Carpenter will discuss his role in establishing a chemical weapons treaty during a lecture on Nov. 11 at Purdue University.
  • Krannert to Host Entrepreneurship Program for Disabled Veterans

    Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States October 30 through November 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program

    Participants are post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities and a desire to start their own businesses.  

    Created at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management in 2007, EBV teaches participants principles of entrepreneurship and small-business management.

  • Smart manufacturing topic of Oct. 30 management conference
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — “Managing Smart Manufacturing” is the focus of an Oct. 30 conference at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. The event is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rawls Hall.
  • Krannert to host entrepreneurship program for disabled veterans
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States Oct. 30 through Nov. 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program.
  • Krannert Women in Management to offer Human Library
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on Oct. 30 will host its second annual Human Library.
  • 2015 Parrish Case Competition Results

    Eleven teams from Purdue University and Indiana University competed in this year's competition. All groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving and information literacy. The top three teams advanced to the final round, which was held October 9 in the Burton Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Room 121, to compete for first, second and third place.

    The winners:

    First Place: Team Attractive — Joe Vandermus, Matt Xia, Matt Butler, Leeane Chen, Shubhika Barjatya 
    Second Place: UG Consulting — Joshua Groh, John Brock, Gemma Flanagan, Tim Weiss, Brandon Ko
    Third Place: NRAM Solutions — Wenjia Xu, Ruihong Lyu, Michael Szipszky, Albert Sinram

  • Daniels recognizes generosity of Pinnacle Award honorees
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Over the next week, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will recognize several alumni with the President’s Council Distinguished Pinnacle Award for the significant impact their generous gifts have on university student and faculty programs, organizations, and initiatives. Pinnacle Awards recognize donors to the university who have given more than $1 million.
  • Entrepreneurship Week activities planned for Oct. 5-9

    The Krannert School, with the Purdue Foundry and The Anvil, will host a series of Entrepreneurship Week activities beginning October 5. 

  • Entrepreneurship Week celebrates startup successes
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An idea competition, panel discussions, networking events and a celebrity keynote by "Shark Tank" personality Daymond John are planned for this year's Entrepreneurship Week (Oct. 5-9) at Purdue University.
  • New graduate degree in marketing emphasizes applied learning
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The new Master of Marketing program from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been ranked 15th by Financial Engineer journal. The recognition comes just months after the program's launch.
  • Two Krannert alumni receive Influential Leaders Award
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two alumni from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management have been recognized for their innovative leadership by AACSB International, the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools.
  • NASA's Bolden helping Purdue announce 'Systems Collaboratory'
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - NASA administrator Charles Bolden on Friday (Sept. 25) will help kick off the Purdue Systems Collaboratory aimed at integrating multidisciplinary teaching and research stressing the "convergence of knowledge" in problem solving.
  • Krannert dinner to honor alumni, feature 'Shark Tank' star
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will honor nine alumni and faculty during its 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series dinner Oct. 8 in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms.
  • Study: ‘Best Places to Work’ awards increase retention rates
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Employers have an easier task of retaining staff at companies that receive a “Best Places to Work” award, according to a new study to be published in the Academy of Management Journal. External recognition also is beneficial to staffing goals, the study suggests.
  • Top business leaders visit campus for Krannert Executive Forum
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leading business executives and entrepreneurs will visit Purdue University for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.
  • New entrepreneurial track for grad students

    Krannert, Burton Morgan Center and the Purdue Foundry offer new graduate program for entrepreneurs.

  • 'Shark Tank' star leads 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Daymond John, founder of apparel company FUBU and TV personality on ABC's Shark Tank, will give the keynote address Oct. 8 at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's 15th annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert to take part in D.C. gathering to improve business opportunities for women
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Representatives from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on Wednesday (Aug. 5) will participate in a daylong White House summit to explore ways to expand opportunities for women in business and adapt to changing workforce needs.
  • Study: Be fair, your employees are watching
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Employees in organizations pay attention not only to how they are treated, but how organizations treat external parties. According to a newly published study of medical workers, those who work for companies perceived as friendly to those third parties perform their jobs better.
  • Research: Flexible reduced-load work arrangements can help companies, professionals
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although it may seem counter-intuitive for companies to support reducing workloads for professionals, new research by Ellen Kossek of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management highlights the benefits to business and keys to making such work arrangements successful.
  • David Hummels named Krannert School of Management dean
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - David Hummels, an expert in international economics, has been named dean of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, effective immediately. Hummels has served as Krannert’s interim dean since September.
  • Purdue students' work to help town prompts gift from Thailand
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue President Mitch Daniels and dozens of Krannert students involved in a multi-year project to help a community in Thailand will accept the gift of an intricate work of art Tuesday (April 14) in recognition of their efforts.
  • Purdue Spring Fest opportunity to learn through fun activities
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University has added many new activities for the entire family at its annual Spring Fest weekend April 18-19 and brought back favorites from previous years.
  • Purdue Krannert students realize returns through startup venture fund
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University students are acquiring real-world business experience by performing due diligence on startups applying for funding from the Emerging Innovations Fund, an evergreen fund created to accelerate the commercialization of Purdue's early-stage innovations.
  • Purdue alumnus appointed next director of Congressional Budget Office
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Keith Hall, a Purdue University graduate, has been appointed as next director of the Congressional Budget Office. Hall's appointment was announced Friday (Feb. 27) and his term as director begins April 1. He will succeed the current director, Douglas Elmendorf.
  • Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to speak at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, will speak March 9 as part of the Purdue University Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Finalists selected for 28th annual Burton Morgan Business Plan Competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Finalists have been selected to make formal presentations during the 28th annual Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, a $100,000 competition at Purdue University next week designed to foster an ecosystem for startups on campus.
  • Krannert students take top two spots in Indiana case competition
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Teams from Krannert School of Management placed first and second in the Indiana Association for Corporate Growth Cup competition Feb. 7.
  • Purdue professor offers suggestions on keeping illness out of workplace
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With an especially harsh flu season underway, Purdue University Professor Ellen Kossek says employers need to be proactive in dealing with ill workers.
  • Krannert announces spring Executive Forum lineup
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Top company executives and entrepreneurs from across the country are among the speakers for this spring's Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.