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  • David Schoorman

    Krannert expert: 4 Surefire Ways To Build Trust

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

    Krannert Professor David Schoorman is an author of what’s widely seen as the most influential psychology paper in the decade of the 1990s. The research in that paper, and subsequent studies Schoorman and his colleagues have conducted in the quarter-century since, has revealed something fascinating about the way humans build and earn trust.

    Full article: Krannert expert: 4 Surefire Ways To Build Trust

  • woman working from home

    Krannert expert: 3 initiatives to improve U.S. work-life policy amid pandemic

    Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    The coronavirus crisis has illuminated how poorly the United States compares with other major industrialized nations in providing workers across all industries with equal access to paid sick and family leave, employee-requested flexible scheduling, and reasonable work hours, according to Ellen Ernst Kossek, Purdue's Basil S. Turner Professor of Management.

    Full article: Krannert expert: 3 initiatives to improve U.S. work-life policy amid pandemic

  • woman working from home

    Meeting the Needs of Nonparent Workers

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

    As support programs for new parents have increased, with expanded time off and other benefits, managers need to be careful that they don't neglect workers who aren't parents and who also need time away, says Purdue work-life expert Ellen Ernst Kossek.

    Full article: Meeting the Needs of Nonparent Workers

  • After the pandemic, women who work from home could face career penalties

    Monday, June 22, 2020

    Companies with plans to roll out work-from-home policies on a wide scale after the pandemic must plan to adjust their workplace cultures, says a Purdue University expert on inclusive organizations.

    Full article: After the pandemic, women who work from home could face career penalties

  • baseball player

    Emboldened by 'When and Where' Tagline, MLB Players Band Together

    Thursday, June 18, 2020

    The three-word tagline has galvanized MLB players like we've never seen in the age of social media, says James Dworkin, a Krannert School of Management professor and the author of Owners Versus Players: Baseball and Collective Bargaining. “The players seem to be very, very, very unified,” he tells Sports Illustrated.

    Full article: Emboldened by 'When and Where' Tagline, MLB Players Band Together

  • Purdue trustees approve distinguished, named and chaired faculty

    Friday, June 12, 2020

    The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Thursday (June 11) ratified four distinguished professors and approved the appointments of a named professor and a chaired professor, among other actions. These include the ratification of Herman C. Krannert Distinguished Professor of Management Mike Campion and the appointment of Professor Richard Makadok as the Brock Family Chair in Strategic Management.

    Full article: Purdue trustees approve distinguished, named and chaired faculty

  • Gateway Arch

    Krannert School launches two new online master’s degree programs

    Wednesday, June 10, 2020

    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering two new online master’s degree options in January 2021. The Master in Human Resource Management (HRM) and Master in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) each will be offered in seven-week segments, with students taking one or two classes at a time

    Full article: Krannert School launches two new online master’s degree programs

  • Ellen Kossek

    Krannert prof honored by Work Family Researchers Network

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management in the Krannert School of Management, has received the Ellen Galinsky Generative Researcher Award from the Work Family Researchers Network. This award recognizes a work-family researcher or research team who have/has contributed breakthrough thinking to the work-family field via theory, measures, and/or data sets that led to expansive application, innovation, and diffusion, including the sharing of research opportunity in the spirit of open science.

    Full article: Krannert prof honored by Work Family Researchers Network

  • Mother at home with her young children

    Work without boundaries: When every day is ‘take-your-kids-to-work day’

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    In-home activities are available for families who still want to celebrate Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday (April 23). The day is designed to show children the “possibilities associated with balanced work and family life,” according to the foundation. But nearly every day is “take-your-kids-to-work day” for millions of Americans forced to telecommute due to COVID-19, says Purdue University work-life balance expert and Basil S. Turner Professor of Management Ellen Ernst Kossek.

    Full article: Work without boundaries: When every day is ‘take-your-kids-to-work day’

  • Will the players get paid? Krannert professor Jim Dworkin on how pro sports contracts deal with disasters like pandemics

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    James Dworkin, a professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, is an expert and author focusing on professional sports unions and collective bargaining, and an arbitrator in a variety of labor-management disputes. Dworkin says collective bargaining agreements often contain special clauses, called “force majeure,” that cover how operations continue when catastrophes like fires, floods or pandemics occur.

    Full article: Will the players get paid? Krannert professor Jim Dworkin on how pro sports contracts deal with disasters like pandemics

  •  Accelerating your human resource education

    Purdue offers combined degree program in human resources

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Students interested in earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree in human resources now have an accelerated option at Purdue University. Beginning in fall 2020, the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Krannert School of Management are teaming to offer a combined degree program, with students earning an undergraduate degree in human resource development (HRD) and a master’s degree in human resource management (MSHRM).

    Full article: Purdue offers combined degree program in human resources

  • Three ways coronavirus could change the debate about paid time off in the United States

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, workers are being encouraged to work remotely or stay home to prevent the spread of illnesses in the workplace. Without paid-time-off policies or jobs that can be done via telework, however, many workers are left without a safety net and forced to choose between loss of wages and sacrificing their health and the health of others, says Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

    Full article: Three ways coronavirus could change the debate about paid time off in the United States

  • What Companies Need to Do to Improve Working Conditions for Women

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    Ellen Kossek, Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at Krannert, discusses gender inclusion in the workplace.

    Full article: What Companies Need to Do to Improve Working Conditions for Women