Earley named to endowed chair at Purdue

From: Inside Indiana Business

The Purdue University Board of Trustees ratified the appointment of distinguished professor… P. Christopher Earley as the James Brooke Henderson Professor of Management on Dec. 17… Earley has been dean of the Krannert School of Management since Nov. 1. He came to Purdue from the University of Connecticut School of Business… His academic interests include cross-cultural and international aspects of organizations. He has held visiting professorships at universities in China, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Czech Republic and Israel. He also has taught executives and consulted for companies in Europe and Asia, including Nestle, Cisco Systems Inc., Samsung, General Motors, Unilever, BAE Systems, Mercury Asset Management Corp., and Eli Lilly and Co.

Earley is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Academy of Management. He also is author or co-author of 10 books and more than 100 articles and book chapters exploring issues ranging from motivation and leadership to global teams. Earley received his bachelor’s degree from Knox College and his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois…