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Management Department


Casting a ballot

Designer Elections

When Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many voters and political pundits were surprised by the outcome. But the campaign strategies used by the opposing candidates were entirely predictable, says Karthik Kannan, a professor at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management and an expert in big data who studies systems that exploit instincts and biases to nudge human behavior.

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Women's career equality and leadership in organizations

Research on women's career equality and leadership is growing in importance. Despite the increased attention being paid to gender equality for decades, progression has slowed or stalled around the globe, in many countries, such as United States. 

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A work patch for better nursing home care

Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a traumatic experience for the entire family with concerns about the care and attention they will receive. Imagine if those concerns were eased, simply by some changes in the way the schedules are done for the staff at that facility.

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Employees package items for shipment at a Haworth plant in Holland, Mich. The company is experimenting with three-day work weeks. PHOTO: EMILY ROSE BENNETT FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Factories Tire of Wage Wars; Give Fridays Off, Spiff Up Bathrooms

Five years ago, entry-level candidates could expect to earn nine bucks an hour at a Haworth Inc. office-furniture factory. The economy was humming, but job growth was choppy, and wage gains anemic. Read on as Krannert professor Ellen Kossek gives her two cents about work-life balance.

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In the news

Doing more with less: Flexible, reduced-load jobs a win-win for workers, employers
Attracting and retaining the best and brightest employees with an unemployment rate that is hovering near a 50-year low is a challenge for companies. According to Purdue work-life expert Ellen Ernst Kossek, one emerging answer is to eliminate unproductive “busy work” and commit to learning how to effectively design and implement flexible workload arrangements for interested high-potential employees on a career path.

Krannert faculty expert says now is the time to act on U.S. work-family policies
Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management and research director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, discusses the urgent need for U.S. work-family policy reform in a column for Brink, a publication focused on comprehensive insights on risk in the areas of environment, economy, society, geopolitics and technology.

Krannert receives STEM designation for MBA specialization areas
Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering a STEM-designated Master of Business Administration degree option this fall for students in four specialization areas: business analytics and information management, finance, global supply chain management or marketing. The STEM-designated MBA will offer an immersive set of quantitative classes grounded in statistics, computer applications and data analysis, along with core business classes that will develop students’ analytical and problem-solving skills. In addition, the 60-credit-hour, four-semester program will enhance leadership skills, preparing students to manage teams in a technology-driven world.


Management Mentoring Lunch, September 2018
Management Mentoring Lunch, September 2018

Management Mentoring Lunch, October 2018
Management Mentoring Lunch, October 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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