Krannert research shows improved scheduling approaches could improve life in nursing homes
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a traumatic experience for the entire family with concerns about the care and attention they will receive. According to Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, those concerns could be eased by some simple changes in the way the schedules are done for the staff at that facility.
Multimillion-dollar gift supports Purdue business analytics leadership
Monday, May 13, 2019
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University alumnus John Krenicki Jr. and his wife, Donna, have given a $5 million gift to a business analytics center in the Krannert School of Management. As a result, the Business and Information Analytics Center will now be known as the John and Donna Krenicki Center for Business Analytics and Machine Learning, pending Board of Trustees approval.
Convocation recognizes faculty for honors, awards, teaching excellence
Friday, May 10, 2019
Faculty members were recognized Tuesday (May 7) at the Faculty Awards Convocation for a range of honors, including national and international awards; University and college awards; Fellow awards; and distinguished and named professorships. Among the honorees from the Krannert School of Management were faculty members Brian Dineen, Heather Howard, David Schoorman and Ilana Stonebraker.
Spring 2019 issue of Krannert Magazine now online
Monday, May 6, 2019
Get in the game, evolve entrepreneurship and take giants leaps in the new issue of Krannert Magazine. Read about the School of Management's latest contributions to technology commercialization, sports analytics and more as School of Management alumni, students, faculty and staff help Purdue celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Spring commencement schedules set for Purdue
Friday, May 3, 2019
More than 4,600 undergraduate students are expected to participate in Purdue University’s spring commencement ceremonies, set for May 10-12 in Elliott Hall of Music on campus. Nicholas D. Sprecher of Indianapolis, who will receive a Bachelor of Science in industrial management from the School of Management, is the student responder for the Sunday afternoon (Division VI) ceremony.
Krannert prof Mara Faccio wins her second Sharpe Award
Friday, May 3, 2019
Mara Faccio, the Duke Realty Chair in Finance in the Krannert School of Management, recently won the William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research for the best papers published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis in 2018. The title of the paper is “Taxes, Capital Structure Choices, and Equity Value.” Faccio and co-author of Jin Xu, a former Krannert faculty member, also won the Sharpe Award in 2015 for a paper titled, “Taxes and Capital Structure.” The Sharpe Award recognizes researchers who, through their articles published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, have most contributed to the understanding of important areas of financial economics.
SAS honors Krannert’s Matthew Lanham with 2019 Distinguished Professor Award
Thursday, May 2, 2019
A persistent analytics talent gap creates big opportunities for people who can wield analytics to help organizations make better decisions. Innovative analytics users and students who are rushing to fill that gap — and those who teach them — were honored this week at the SAS Global Forum, including Matthew Lanham of the Purdue University Krannert School of Management.
Entrepreneurship organizations at Purdue create website to boost student innovation
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Student leaders from entrepreneurial clubs and organizations at Purdue University have created a website to boost innovation on campus.The goal is to make the website, Startup Purdue, the primary online resource for student entrepreneurship at Purdue, says Anuraag Yachamaneni, a member of the Purdue Student Entrepreneurship Council who is majoring in computer science and economics.
Alaskan halibut, caught by a century-old Seattle boat, provides a glimpse of Amazon strategy with Whole Foods
Monday, April 29, 2019
Whole Foods’ halibut deal opens a window into Amazon’s grocery strategy as it seeks to combine the defining characteristics of each brand, leverage its juggernaut Prime membership program and take a larger share of the grocery business from competitors such as Walmart, Kroger and Costco. Purdue professor Ananth Iyer is interviewed by The Seattle Times about the issue.
APSAC's Hadley speaker series to present Krannert’s Meara Habashi
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Meara Habashi, assistant head of the Krannert School’s Department of Management, will give a workshop-style presentation, “Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Success,” on May 7 in the annual Richard A. Hadley APSAC Professional Development Series. The event, sponsored by the Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee, will be at 11:30 a.m. in Pfendler Hall’s Deans Auditorium (Room 241).
Economic Ideas Forum features global trade policy expert Doug Irwin
Friday, April 19, 2019
U.S. trade policy expert Doug Irwin took part part in a fireside chat about trade policy and negotiations strategy on April 18 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Joining Irwin was David Hummels, the Dr. Samuel R. Allen Dean of the Krannert School of Management, and David Schoorman, associate dean for executive education and global programs, and professor of management. The event was part of Purdue's Giant Leaps Series and the keynote for the annual Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE) Economic Ideas Forum.