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  • Pregnant Employee

    Krannert faculty expert says now is the time to act on U.S. work-family policies

    Monday, June 24, 2019

    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.

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  • Krannert receives STEM designation for MBA specialization areas

    Friday, June 21, 2019

    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.

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  • David Hummels

    Purdue trustees approve Krannert School named and distinguished faculty positions

    Friday, June 14, 2019

    The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 14) ratified seven named and distinguished faculty positions, including three within the Krannert School of Management. David Hummels was named a Distinguished Professor of Economics, Mohit Tawarmalani was named the Allison and Nancy Schleicher Chair in Management, and Annabelle Feng was named the John and Donna Krenicki Chair in Operations Management. Trustees also issued resolutions of appreciation for friends of the university whose names will be added to campus facilities.

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  • Karthik Kannan

    IBJ 2019 Innovation Issue: Artificial intelligence is no longer science fiction

    Friday, May 31, 2019

    The rapid rise of artificial intelligence in recent years has been simultaneously stunning, promising—and a bit scary. Purdue professor Karthik Kannan, director of the Krannert School of Management's Business Information & Analytics Center, comments on the evolution of AI in the Indianapolis Business Journal's 2019 Innovation Issue.

    Full article: IBJ 2019 Innovation Issue: Artificial intelligence is no longer science fiction

  • FlykeArt

    Two Purdue student startups with Krannert team members win $8,000 at international business competition

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    FlykeART, a Purdue University-affiliated student startup developing a lighter and smarter galley cart for airplanes, won $5,000 for placing in the top 10 in the International Business Model Competition held at Brigham Young University. Global Sign, another Purdue-affiliated student startup, which created a platform to make content more accessible to people who are deaf or have limited hearing through use of American Sign Language, won $3,000 for being selected as a semifinalist.

    Full article: Two Purdue student startups with Krannert team members win $8,000 at international business competition

  • Home-sharing

    Left behind: How disruptive technology may choose society’s winners and losers

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    New platforms like home- and ride-sharing services often are praised for leveling the playing field, cutting out the middle man and boosting the economy. Additional findings from an Airbnb study by Krannert professor Mohammad Rahman, however, suggest black neighborhoods were frequently perceived as “shady” and “risky.”

    Full article: Left behind: How disruptive technology may choose society’s winners and losers

  • Jason Alexander

    Former ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander to headline Krannert event in Indy

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Former “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander will headline the 19th annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series event, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis. Tickets are now on sale for the event, which includes dinner and features the presentation of Krannert alumni awards and the induction of the latest class of the Boiler Business Exchange Business Hall of Fame.

    Full article: Former ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander to headline Krannert event in Indy

  • Chris Kossoyan

    Alumni entrepreneur Chris Kossoyan brings his innovation skills to hospitality industry

    Friday, May 24, 2019

    Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation alumni often tell us how well the program prepares them for their careers, no matter what field they are in. The same can certainly be said of Chris Kossoyan, a 2008 Krannert and Purdue Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTR) program alumnus.

    Full article: Alumni entrepreneur Chris Kossoyan brings his innovation skills to hospitality industry

  • Nursing home patient

    Krannert research shows improved scheduling approaches could improve life in nursing homes

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    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. According to Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, those concerns could be eased by some simple changes in the way the schedules are done for the staff at that facility.

    Full article: Krannert research shows improved scheduling approaches could improve life in nursing homes

  • John and Donna Krenicki

    Multimillion-dollar gift supports Purdue business analytics leadership

    Monday, May 13, 2019

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University alumnus John Krenicki Jr. and his wife, Donna, have given a $5 million gift to a business analytics center in the Krannert School of Management. As a result, the Business and Information Analytics Center will now be known as the John and Donna Krenicki Center for Business Analytics and Machine Learning, pending Board of Trustees approval.

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  • Convocation recognizes faculty for honors, awards, teaching excellence

    Friday, May 10, 2019

    Faculty members were recognized Tuesday (May 7) at the Faculty Awards Convocation for a range of honors, including national and international awards; University and college awards; Fellow awards; and distinguished and named professorships. Among the honorees from the Krannert School of Management were faculty members Brian Dineen, Heather Howard, David Schoorman and Ilana Stonebraker.

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