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Greece: Economic Crisis is Personal

Charlene Sullivan

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Widespread Applications: Supply Chain

Ananth Iyer

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the NCAA tournament in the workplace

Ellen Kossek

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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

Krannert PhD program alumnus to be honored as Marketing Science Institute Scholar
S. Sriram, a 2004 graduate of the PhD program in marketing at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, will be recognized at the inaugural Marketing Science Institute (MSI) Scholar Conference in Breckenridge, Colorado, on July 30-August 2, 2018. Sriram, a tenured associate professor of marketing at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will join a select group of mid-career level academics for a multi-day retreat with the purpose of recognizing individuals’ excellence in scholarship, developing a cohort across marketing disciplines, and strengthening ties between scholars and MSI.

Purdue's upcoming Breaking Bias conference previewed on WGN Radio interview about 'Matching Your Portfolio to Your Ideologies'
The social and cultural world has changed substantially in the last year, and the business world is adapting as well. WGN Radio discussed the impact of the #MeToo movement with Ellen Kossek, professor at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management, to preview the Breaking Bias Conference on March 21st and how the business world is responding. The corporate world is also feeling the impact of the social concerns of guns in society, and Jon Hale (Head of Sustainable Research at Morningstar) spoke about the growing trend of divesting from companies that don’t fit investor’s ideologies.

Academics, executives to focus on ‘breaking bias’ in the business world at Purdue conference
Academics and executives will meet at Purdue University to highlight the disparity in the number of men and women filling leadership roles, and discuss solutions to “break bias” ingrained into business cultures and practices.The Krannert School of Management, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence and the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center, along with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, are hosting a three-day conference March 21-23 at Purdue featuring prominent scholars and corporate speakers dedicated to achieving diversity and inclusion in the workplace, especially in the top ranks of businesses and government.


  • Mar 20
    All-Hands Staff Meeting
    All-Hands Staff Meeting
  • Mar 21
    Breaking Bias Conference
    This conference will bring together scholars from multiple business disciplines and stakeholders from corporations with a goal of strengthening each individual paper submitted in terms of both theory development and practical implications for working managers.
  • Mar 22
    Associate Professor Chatter
    Spring Chatter Sessions are at the 308 on State St. (directly across from RAWLS) from 3:30- 5:00pm. Munchies and drinks provided (alcohol too!)
  • Mar 23
    Krannert Executive Forum - Ram Palaniappan
    Guest speaker: Ram Palaniappan, President of Earnin
  • Mar 23
    Relay for Life
    Join the Krannert Master's Program Team in the fight against cancer! On March 23rd, join us at the Purdue Co-Rec from 6 pm to 6 am for a night of fun, celebration, and remembrance. A donation of $15 will secure your spot on our team.
  • Mar 28
    Faculty Coffee
    Faculty Coffee will be held on March 28, 3:30-5pm at Weiler Lounge
  • Mar 29
    Clinical Chatter
    Spring Chatter Sessions are at the 308 on State St. (directly across from RAWLS) from 3:30- 5:00pm. Munchies and drinks provided (alcohol too!)
  • Mar 30
    Krannert Executive Forum - Penny Sekerak
    Guest speaker: Penny Sekerak, Vice President with NICO Corporation
  • Apr 3
    CERIAS 2018
    he 19th Annual CERIAS Security Research Symposium, April 3-4, 2018, an exciting and entertaining event as we close our “Year of Celebration”.
  • Apr 6
    Krannert Executive Forum - OJ Saunders
    Guest speaker: OJ Saunders, COO, Conet Bahamas
  • Apr 7
    Save the Date: Krannert Spring Awards Banquet
    Join Krannert students, staff and faculty to honor the accomplishments of our outstanding Krannert students on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Lafayette.
  • Apr 9
    Faculty Meeting
    Faculty Meeting

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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