Bradley Alge

 Bradley Alge


Associate Professor of Management in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources 



RAWL 4017 

Office Phone

(765) 494-4483 


Ph.D. in Business Administration, Fisher College of Business from Ohio State University, M.B.A. from Kent State University, and B.B.A in Management from University of Notre Dame. 

Research Areas

Human/Technology Interaction, Employer/Employee Rights, Strategic human resources, Individuals as Self-Regulators 

Key Areas

Risk managment, Policies, Laws 

Notable Experience

Consultant for Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) 

Notable Awards

1999- Distinguished Teaching Recognition – Krannert School of Management

2015 Faculty Service Award (for distinguished service)

2014 Selected to deliver President’s Council “Best of Back to Class” lecture, Naples, FL

2013 Selected to deliver President’s Council “Back to Class” lecture, Purdue University

2013 Krannert Summer Research Award, $5,000.

2011 Inducted into the inaugural class of the St. Paul High School Hall of Fame, January 8,
2011, Norwalk, OH

2010 Paper selected for Best Paper Proceedings for 2010 Academy of Management – top
10 % of accepted papers (see conference paper with Anthony below).

2009 Excellence in Teaching Award, Krannert Executive Education Programs, Weekend
MBA (for leadership course taught)

2009 DARPA, via US Air Force, research grant. Study Title: Information Sharing and
Influence in Networked Teams: Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences.
(Award Amount: $120,000.00) Co-PI with Lt. Col. John Elshaw.

2008 Outstanding Reviewer, Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of

2007 Nominated Finalist for Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award,
Purdue University

2006 Nominated Finalist for Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award,
Purdue University

2005 Krannert Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award

2004 Jay N. Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award for 2003-2004 in recognition of research
excellence, $10,000 award and plaque.

2004 Instructional Technology at Purdue (ITAP), digital content grant to conduct feasibility
study of wireless interactive course response systems for Krannert School of
Management, $11,175.

2004 Krannert Summer Research Award, $9,200.

2003 Purdue Research Foundation Faculty Summer Research Grant, $7,000.

2002 Paper selected for Best Paper Proceedings for 2002 Academy of Management – top
10 % of accepted papers (see conference paper with Ballinger and Green below).
2001 Awarded Krannert Technology Transfer Initiative Research Grant in the amount of
$24,555 to study the relationship between electronic workplace surveillance,
information sharing, creativity, and employee attitudes (e.g. privacy, justice).

1999 Management Volunteers Program and Krannert Graduate Student Association
Teaching Award (voted by Krannert Graduate Students) – Purdue University

1999 Nominated for Graduate Student Teaching Award (top 4% of all graduate student
teachers) - The Ohio State University

1998 University Representative - Organizational Behavior Doctoral Consortium, Academy
of Management, San Diego, CA

1993 Finalist, Outstanding MBA Student

1988 Hesburgh-Joyce Scholar-Athlete Award

1988 Member of 1988 NCAA National Championship Football Team under the direction
of Coach Lou Holtz; Fiesta Bowl Champion; Monogram Winner 

Notable Affiliations

Courtesy Faculty Appointment, Lincoln Leadership Institute, Gettysburg, PA 


A list of publications (and vita) may be found at: 


Dr. Brad Alge holds the position of Associate Professor of Management in the area of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Purdue's Krannert School of Management where he has served since 1999. An award winning scholar and teacher, Dr. Alge teaches courses in organizational behavior and leadership at Purdue. His research focuses on leadership, organizational control, creative performance, social networking, and virtual/distance work. He has served on the editorial boards at the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Dr. Alge has over 20 years of experience helping companies to improve their business processes, organizational culture, and human capital.

Prior to academia, Dr. Alge was a consultant for Accenture. Dr. Alge is a proud member of the 1988 NCAA Division I National Champion Football Team at Notre Dame. Dr. Alge received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame, his MBA from Kent State University, and his PhD from The Ohio State University.

His research focuses on:
- Virtual Work; Technology's impact on individual and group attitudes and behaviors on the job
- Employer/employee rights (e.g., privacy, justice, ethics & corporate social responsibility)
- Leadership--particularly in the contexts of distance leadership and organizational control
- Organizational versus employee control
- Social Networks
- Creative Performance

Dr. Alge currently teaches in the full-time MBA, Weekend MBA, Executive MBA, and executive non-degree programs at Purdue's Krannert School of Management with a focus on:
- Organizational Behavior
- Leadership
- Change Management

Dr. Alge has provided his expertise and consultation to numerous organizations including:
- US Department of Defense
- US Department of Health and Human Services
- US Department of the Interior
- Whirlpool
- Alcoa
- British Petroleum
- ArcelorMittal
- Pfizer
- Evonik (Eli Lilly)
- Metropolitan Police Departments
- City Public Transportation Departments
- Panduit
- Victoria's Secret Catalogue/Limited Corp.
- Valspar
- Saint-Gobain Container (Ardaugh)
- INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation)
- Numerous mid-size and small businesses 

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