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Housing market: crisis and opportunity

Charlene Sullivan

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The Future of Marketing

Tia Cummings

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Usage of mobile apps

Jinyang Zheng

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Keeping illness out of the workplace

Ellen Kossek

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supplier segmentation and IP risk assessment

Tom Brush

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Management Department

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Hunger Gaming

When the augmented reality (AR) game Pokémon Go made its debut in 2016, it quickly became the most popular mobile game in U.S. history with more than 20 million active users daily. It’s now at the top of the menu in an industry that last year generated more than $1 billion in revenues. According to research from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, however, tech companies aren’t the only businesses getting a taste of the profits.

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Transformative Learning

Purdue’s recently restructured Weekend MBA program has boosted master’s degree enrollment, earned awards for a veteran Krannert Prof. Charlene Sullivan and two instructional designers from ITaP, and drawn accolades from faculty including Brian Chupp. But the real winners behind the innovations in teaching and learning technologies are students.

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Fulton, Indiana

Partners in Progress

Pat Brown has been concerned about the economic future of his hometown, a small city with about 330 residents in northeast Indiana. Krannert Dean David Hummels recommended he reach out to faculty member Chad Allred, whose marketing students had already found success helping preserve the economy of a village of woodcarving artisans in Baan Tawai, Thailand.

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Risky Business

Addressing the gender gap in corporate leadership, research coauthored by Krannert finance professor Mara Faccio breaks new ground by using data from European-based companies that finds female CEOs tend to make less risky choices than their male counterparts.

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In the news

Krannert rises four spots in BloombergBusinessweek MBA rankings
Purdue University's Krannert School of Management jumped four spots in this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings, rising to #18 among public universities, #16 among employers and to #38 overall.

Krannert's Mohammad Rahman discusses artificial intelligence with Business Today
Mohammad Rahman, associate professor of management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, recently spoke to Business Today about the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI). "To me, AI is when you are able to let the machine make certain decisions that are not so codified," said Rahman. "We need a lot of data to train AI so that it can deal with situations as they come up based on what it has seen before."

Krannert alum Roland Parrish honored by U.S. Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently honored Krannert alumnus Roland Parrish (BSIM ’75, MSM ’76) and his company with its 2017 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year award for overall performance, exceeding industry standards, demonstrating significant growth through job creation, showing a commitment to social responsibility, and exemplifying strong community involvement.

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Management Department Head:
Ananth Iyer
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