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Glenn Stastny

Good Medicine

Looking for a high-caliber surgeon may be easier than previously thought. Critics of online rating platforms have stated that online physicians’ ratings are nothing more than a popularity contest, but a new study by Susan Lu, a professor at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management, suggests that the time-honored word-of-mouth method for finding quality health care may hold up after all.

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A Bipartisan Solution to Fix The Electoral College

The Electoral College has steadfastly withstood fierce opposition: over 700 proposals have been introduced in Congress to abolish or reform the Electoral College, a compact of states was formed to bypass it, and recent polls show that more than half of Americans oppose it. Countless presidents and senators have even called for its demise, most notably Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at a CNN town hall last week.There is widespread agreement that the Electoral College is severely flawed; then why is it so resilient?

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Technostress Management

Do you check your work email from home during off hours and weekends? Do you eat lunch at your desk or use break time to answer work or personal emails or texts? Are you able to detach from job responsibilities, while on vacation, or do connect remotely? Many of us are “overworking” more than is necessary to be effective in our jobs, says work-life balance expert Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and research director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.

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Digital Revolution

“Digital assistants are going to have a lot of say in influencing the purchases people make, and the data you feed into AI is going to dictate the kind of suggestions these systems are going to offer to people,” associate professor Mohammad Rahman says. “If there is a lot of bias in training these AI solutions, we’re going to see a lot of bias in terms of consumption. A lot of these biases we have – the neighborhoods where we choose to eat or stop for gas – could be systematically injected into our preferences in a much bolder way than today.”

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In the news

Krannert prof Shai Vardi offers a solution to fix the electoral college
In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Shai Vardi, an assistant professor of management information systems at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, says "it's time to put democracy back in the hands of all Americans" by reforming the electoral college through an expansion of the battleground for campaign spending and voter engagement across all states.

Students launch fundraising effort to bring water purification system to Thailand
PureAqua Global is a student run organization made up of Purdue University students with a mission of providing clean drinking water to impoverished villages across Southeast Asia and beyond. This summer, a group of students are traveling to Chiang Mai, Thailand, with the goal of implementing 20 purification systems that will provide 300 people with drinking water indefinitely. A one-time GoFundMe page has been launched to cover the $5,000 estimated cost of the project. To learn more and donate, please follow the link below.

Environmentally friendly soy straws win ISA’s annual New Uses Competition
A soybean-based drinking straw earned top honors at this year’s Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition funded by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff. Team Stroy took home the award for replacing a common restaurant item with a biodegradable, environmentally friendly straw. The team consisted of Natalie Stephenson, a senior in the Krannert School of Management; Morgan Malm, a graduate student in food science; and Ruth Zhong, a senior in electrical engineering.

Events

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

Management Mentoring Lunch, October 2018
Management Mentoring Lunch, October 2018

 

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Management Department Head:
Ananth Iyer
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