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David Schoorman

Associate Dean for Executive Education and Global Programs, Professor of Management;

Professor Schoorman is the Associate Dean for Executive Education at the Krannert School of Management. He has been an instructor in Purdue's EMBA programs since 1990, and teaches in the areas of organizational behavior, organization theory, and human resource management.

In 2007, Dr. Schoorman received the "Distinguished Educator" award from the Academy of Management. This career award is the highest award granted by the Academy of Management.

In 2006, Professor Schoorman was honored with an award by the Academy of Management Review for his article, "An Integrative Model of Organizational Trust" (with R. C. Mayer and J. H. Davis), Academy of Management Review (1995). This article was recognized as the "Most influential article published in the decade of the 1990's."

Professor Schoorman's research interests include trust and stewardship in organizations, decision-making, leadership, and motivation. His research has examined the role of interpersonal trust between leaders and subordinates, and inter-organizational trust between firms and partners, and the impact of trust on individual and organizational outcomes. He has also published a number of papers on decision-making and commitment in organizations.



Ph.D., Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Organizational Behavior, Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Psychology, Butler University

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Trust, Leadership, Decision-Making, Organizational Effectiveness

David Schoorman


Phone: (765) 49-44391
Office: KCTR 242