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Strategic Management

Purdue’s Strategic Management area seeks to understand how organizations can achieve competitive advantage across functional, product and geographic boundaries. Daniels School faculty in this area work cross-functionally in economics, sociology and political science.

Centers and Initiatives

The Strategic Management area at the Daniels School of Business connects students with resources to extend their learning beyond the classroom. With a wealth of organizations, centers and faculty, students can tailor their education to match their goals.


Purdue's Strategic Management faculty direct their research toward areas of interest such as corporate strategy, value generation vs. value capture, origins of firm heterogeneity, technology commercialization and more. Faculty research has been published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization and the Global Strategy Journal.

Job Market Candidates

Daniels School of Business PhD students are leading members of the next generation of innovative researchers, scholars and teachers. We are proud to support the next phase of their academic and professional lives.

To obtain additional information on job market candidates, please reach out to the Strategic Management area contact below, or contact candidates directly.

PhD Academic Director
Umit Ozmel

Daniels School of Business Strategic Management Area, Management Department

Krannert Building
403 Mitch Daniels Blvd.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2076
(765) 494-8503

Department Head in Management: Lin Nan

Strategic Management Area Coordinator: Tom Brush