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  • You Can Redraw Work Boundaries This Year—and Make Them Stick

    Tuesday, January 25, 2022

    As big U.S. banks, corporations and tech startups encourage workers to shut off email and unplug to curb resignations, WSJ looks at how “right to unplug” measures have affected productivity at companies in Europe.

    Full article: You Can Redraw Work Boundaries This Year—and Make Them Stick

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    Purdue HR degree adds flexibility and experiential opportunities with greater affordability

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    The residential master’s degree offering for human resource management at Purdue University is undergoing a transformation to both increase its experiential opportunities and its accessibility to students.

    Full article: Purdue HR degree adds flexibility and experiential opportunities with greater affordability

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    Purdue expert discusses how to manage working parents during the pandemic

    Thursday, December 16, 2021

    Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and the first elected President of the Work-Family Researchers Network, discusses how the pandemic is affecting the relationship between working parents and their employers and vice versa.

    Full article: Purdue expert discusses how to manage working parents during the pandemic

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    Krannert’s MSHRM program hosts 11th Annual HR Case Competition and Conference

    Monday, November 15, 2021

    On Thursday, November 4, the Krannert School of Management’s MSHRM program hosted its 11th annual HR Case Competition. Fifty-four students from ten universities participated in two divisions.

    Full article: Krannert’s MSHRM program hosts 11th Annual HR Case Competition and Conference

  • Kossek presents 2021 Lu Ann Aday Lecture on future of work-life leadership and flexibility

    Friday, October 29, 2021

    Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Distinguished Professor of Management in the Krannert School of Management, gave the 2021 Lu Ann Aday Distinguished Lecture focused on the future of work-life leadership and flexibility at 2 p.m. ET Monday (Nov. 1).

    Full article: Kossek presents 2021 Lu Ann Aday Lecture on future of work-life leadership and flexibility

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    Three professors including Krannert's Ellen Ernst Kossek to receive Purdue’s most prestigious research awards

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Three Purdue professors advancing quantum science and work-life and work-life family research policy have been chosen to receive the university's most prestigious research and scholarship awards. Each recognizes recent accomplishments of high significance and impact. Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Distinguished Professor of Management in the Krannert School of Management, will receive the 2021 Lu Ann Aday Award, the most prestigious award given by the university for exceptional work in the humanities and social sciences

    Full article: Three professors including Krannert's Ellen Ernst Kossek to receive Purdue’s most prestigious research awards

  • Post-Pandemic work environment

    How some women are remaking the workplace to better suit their lives

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    As offices begin to reopen, some women are setting new physical, emotional and cultural boundaries. As Ellen Ernst Kossek, a professor at Purdue who studies work-life boundaries says, "There’s nothing wrong with loving your job. But it should not be at the cost of developing other parts of our life."

    Full article: How some women are remaking the workplace to better suit their lives

  • Gender equity

    Study by Krannert prof identifies seven steps for advancing career equality amid pandemic

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

    Gender equality has become a hot topic in management as business leaders address growing pressures to advance women who remain significantly underrepresented in key leadership jobs and face an on-going pay and stock equity gap, says Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

    Full article: Study by Krannert prof identifies seven steps for advancing career equality amid pandemic

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    Happy Family, Happy Work: Study links transformational leadership to attachment theory

    Monday, February 1, 2021

    “Transformational leadership — or behaviors that inspire followers to move beyond their own self-interest and work toward the good of the group — often fails to reach the levels needed by subordinates each day,” says Benjamin Dunford, an associate professor of organizational behavior/human resources at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. “Supervisors need regular support to ensure that they consistently display these expected behaviors at work.”

    Full article: Happy Family, Happy Work: Study links transformational leadership to attachment theory

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    What Working Parents Need from Their Managers

    Thursday, November 12, 2020

    Even during a pandemic, managers are expected to lead their teams and drive business results. But there’s a dilemma: They must acknowledge that Covid-19 is putting an enormous strain on people, especially working parents, while also holding them accountable for getting their work done. This means employing two strategies that, on the surface, might seem to conflict: predictability and flexibility. Specifically, they should build routines into the workday without unduly burdening parents, while at the same time experimenting with new ways of working and communicating so that everyone’s needs are accommodated fairly.

    Full article: What Working Parents Need from Their Managers

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    Here’s what employers need to know about ‘boomerang’ employees vs. new hires

    Thursday, October 8, 2020

    A common piece of career advice is to not “burn bridges” when leaving one employer for another. After all, who knows what opportunities may present themselves in the future? Michael A. Campion, Purdue’s Herman C. Krannert Distinguished Professor of Management, addresses that and related questions in his recent research.

    Full article: Here’s what employers need to know about ‘boomerang’ employees vs. new hires

  • 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