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Brad Alge

Brad Alge

Associate Professor of Management

Education

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and HRM, Ohio State
M.B.A., Management, Kent State University, 1993
B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1989

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Dr. Brad Alge holds the position of Associate Professor of Management in the area of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Purdue's Krannert School of Management where he has served since 1999. An award winning scholar and teacher, Dr. Alge teaches courses in organizational behavior and leadership at Purdue. His research focuses on leadership, organizational control, creative performance, social networking, and virtual/distance work. He has served on the editorial boards at the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Dr. Alge has over 20 years of experience helping companies to improve their business processes, organizational culture, and human capital.

Prior to academia, Dr. Alge was a consultant for Accenture. Dr. Alge is a proud member of the 1988 NCAA Division I National Champion Football Team at Notre Dame. Dr. Alge received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame, his MBA from Kent State University, and his PhD from The Ohio State University.

His research focuses on:

  • Virtual Work; Technology's impact on individual and group attitudes and behaviors on the job
  • Employer/employee rights (e.g., privacy, justice, ethics & corporate social responsibility)
  • Leadership--particularly in the contexts of distance leadership and organizational control
  • Organizational versus employee control
  • Social Networks
  • Creative Performance

Dr. Alge currently teaches in the full-time MBA, Weekend MBA, Executive MBA, and executive non-degree programs at Purdue's Krannert School of Management with a focus on:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Change Management

Dr. Alge has provided his expertise and consultation to numerous organizations including:

  • US Department of Defense
  • US Department of Health and Human Services
  • US Department of the Interior
  • Whirlpool
  • Alcoa
  • British Petroleum
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Pfizer
  • Evonik (Eli Lilly)
  • Metropolitan Police Departments
  • City Public Transportation Departments
  • Panduit
  • Victoria's Secret Catalogue/Limited Corp.
  • Valspar
  • Saint-Gobain Container (Ardaugh)
  • INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation)
  • Numerous mid-size and small businesses

Journal Articles

  • Hansen, S., Dunford, B., Alge, B., Jackson, C (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethical Leadership, and Trust Propensity: A Multi-Experience Model of Perceived Ethical Climate. Journal of Business Ethics, | Download |
  • Hansen, S. D., Alge, B. J., Brown, M. E., Jackson, C. L., Dunford, B. B. (2013). Ethical leadership: Assessing the value of a multifoci social exchange perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 115 | Download |
  • Lehman, D., Hahn, J. P., Ramanujam, R., & Alge, B. J. (2011). Performance periods and the dynamics of the performance-risk relationship. Organization Science, vol. 22 1613-1630. | Download |
  • Tangirala, S., & Alge, B. (2006). Reactions to Unfair Events In Computer-Mediated Groups: A Test of Uncertainty Management Theory. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, | Download |
  • Alge, B., Ballinger, G., Tangirala, S., & Oakley, J. (2006). Information Privacy in Organizations: Empowering Creative and Extra-role Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 91 221-232. | Download |
  • Alge, B., Ballinger, G., & Green, S. (2004). Remote Control: Predictors of Electronic Monitoring Intensity and Secrecy. Personnel Psychology, vol. 57 (2), 377-410. | Download |
  • Alge, B., Wiethoff, C., & Klein, H. (2003). When Does the Medium Matter? Knowledge-Building Experiences and Opportunities in Decision Teams. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Academic Press. vol. 91 (1), 26-37. | Download |
  • Alge, B., Gresham, M., Heneman, R., Fox, J., & McMasters, R. (2002). Measuring Customer Service Orientation Using a Measure of Interpersonal Skills. Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 16 (3), 467-476.
  • Alge, B. (2001). Effects of Computer Surveillance on Perceptions of Privacy and Procedural Justice. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 86 (4), 797-804. Download |
  • Klein, H., Wesson, M., Hollenebeck, J., & Alge, B. (1999). Goal Commitment and the Goal Setting Process: Conceptual Clarification and Empirical Synthesis. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 84 885-896. | Download |
  • Alge, B. (1997). Review of D. Ulrich's, Human Resource Champions. Human Resource Development Quarterly, vol. 84 186-190.

Conference Proceedings

  • Alge, B. J., & Anthony, E. L. (2010). The effects of interpersonal justice when big brother is watching. Academy of Management, Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Alge, B. J., Ballinger, G. A., Green, S. G., & Till, G. (2002). The Effects of Dependence and Trust on The Decision to Electronically Monitor Subordinates. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. | Download |

Books

  • Multiple contributors (2012). A researcher guidebook: A guide for successful institutional-industrial collaborations. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA. | Download |

Book Chapters

  • Alge, B. J., & Hansen, S. D. (2014). Workplace monitoring and surveillance research since '1984': A review and agenda.. In M. D. Coovert and L. F. Thompson (Eds.), Frontiers of industrial/organizational psychology: The psychology of workplace technology. New York, NY: Routledge/Psychology Press.,
  • Alge, B. J., Anthony, E. L., Rees, J., & Kannan, K. (2010). Controlling A, while hoping for B: Deviance deterrence and public versus private deviance.. Information Age Publishing,
  • Alge, B. J., & Upright, K. B. (2009). HRIS needs analysis.. Sage Publications, 79-98.
  • Alge, B. J., & Hansen, S. D. (2008). Information privacy in organizations.. Sage Publications,
  • Alge, B. J. , Greenberg, J., & Brinsfield, C. (2006). An Identity-based Model of Organizational Monitoring: Integrating Information Privacy and Organizational Justice. Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, vol. 25 71-135. | Download |
  • Greenberg, J., & Alge, B. (1998). Aggressive Reactions to Workplace Injustice. JAI Press, Stamford, CT. vol. 1 83-17. | Related Website | Download |

Contact

algeb@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 49-44483
Office: RAWL 4017

Area(s) of Expertise

Organizational Control, Virtual Work/Technology,Leadership, Employee Privacy, Employee Relations, Executive Training and Development, Human Resources, Supervision, Team Building, Teams, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams, Electronic Performance Monitoring, Business Ethics, Motivation, Workplace Privacy, Employer Rights, Employee Rights, Organizational Culture/Climate, Fairness