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No, We’re Not Going to Run Out of Groceries
If empty shelves are now a fact of life, are food supply chains straining? Yes—but experts including Krannert professor Ananth Iyer say that, although there are a few signs of trouble, they’re still able to supply stores with plenty of food, and that they
should soon adjust to the new normal
The workers feeding America
Krannert professor Ananth Iyer says that food companies must adopt new policies to enforce social distancing at work, even if they're slightly less efficient. "I'm hopeful that a lot of the manufacturing side and the supply-chain side can be managed in
such a way to protect the employees and continue to get the product out," Iyer says. "This needs to happen yesterday."
Purdue offers combined degree program in human resources
Students interested in earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree in human resources now have an accelerated option at Purdue University. Beginning in fall 2020, the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Krannert School of Management are teaming to offer a combined
degree program, with students earning an undergraduate degree in human resource development (HRD) and a master’s degree in human resource management (MSHRM).