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Integrative Courses Faculty

 Filip Caeldries


Geo-Competitive Perspectives/Strategic Management

Filip Caeldries is Professor of Strategy and Organization at TIAS School for Business and Society at Tilburg University (The Netherlands).

Professor Caeldries has extensive experience as a trainer and instructor in strategic management programs for various corporations in Europe and the US. He regularly facilitates strategy development workshops with executive boards and senior leadership teams. At Tilburg University, he was the Associate Dean Company-specific Programs (1997-2013). He is the Academic Director for the IMM Global Executive MBA program.

He previously taught at New York University (Stern School of Business). He was also a visiting professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and the Swedish Management Institute (IFL).

Professor Caeldries’ research and teaching interests focus on strategic management (competitive strategy and strategic change), organization development, and competition in transition markets. His research has been published in Advances in Strategic Management, the Journal of Product Innovation Management, and the Journal of Socio-Economics. He is a co-author of the book Financial Services Marketing.

Throughout his academic career, he has received 15 Best Teaching Awards (TiasNimbas Business School, Rochester-Bern Executive MBA (Switzerland), and ING Masters of Marketing Program). He earned his Ph.D. in Strategic Management at Purdue University.


David Schoorman


Negotiations in Organizations

Professor Schoorman is the Associate Dean for Executive Education at the Krannert School of Management. He has been an instructor in Purdue's EMBA programs since 1990. In 2007, Prof. Schoorman received the "Distinguished Educator" award from the Academy of Management. This career award is the highest award granted by the Academy of Management. In 2006, Professor Schoorman was honored with an award by the Academy of Management Review for his article, "An Integrative Model of Organizational Trust" (with R. C. Mayer and J. H. Davis), Academy of Management Review (1995). This article was recognized as the "Most influential article published in the decade of the 1990's."

Dr. Schoorman has a Ph.D. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

 James Davis


Innovation and Entrepreneurship

James H. Davis is a Professor, the Chairman of the Management Department and Director of the MBA program and Executive Education at Utah State University. Prior to Utah State he was the John F. O’Shaughnessy Professor of Family Enterprises and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Notre Dame. He has worked with many major national and multinational corporations on strategic planning and company positioning.

He is an accomplished author and popular keynote speaker to audiences throughout the world on the topics of trust, stewardship, transformational strategy and change. His research was recognized by The Academy of Management Review that named his trust research as the most influential theory of the decade of the 1990s. He is the author of two books: Social Capital: Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Growth Simply: The three-circle model.

He has been a secondary education teacher, a school psychologist, private therapist and a regional mental health coordinator for the Head Start Program. His Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy is from the University of Iowa.

 Aldas Kriauciunas


Global Strategy/Managing During Transition and Uncertainty

Aldas Kriauciunas has been Purdue's Krannert School of Management’s Executive Director of Executive Education programs since 2012. He has been at Krannert since 2003 and has taught Strategic Management and Global Strategy at the undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. levels.

His areas of research and expertise include knowledge acquisition and transfer, barriers to change, transitional economies, organizational imprinting, strategic management, change, and global issues.

His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal (SMJ) and Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). Dr. Kriauciunas earned his Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy and International Business from the University of Michigan.

 Mary Pilotte

Mary Pilotte
Active Learning Projects (ALP)

Dr. Pilotte is Associate Professor of Engineering Practice in Engineering Education at Purdue.

She has worked for more than 20 years in automotive, aerospace, airline, and commercial products industries, having held a variety of industrial leadership roles including manufacturing plant management, design-engineering management for new product and process development, and leadership of interdisciplinary integration teams for strategic mergers and acquisitions. She also has worked in the academic setting as managing director of the Dauch Center for Management of Manufacturing Enterprise and the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative for Krannert School of Management at Purdue.

Her research interests include industrial knowledge sharing and transfer, and the exploration of engineering work culture including generations-based engineering practices and norms. Dr. Pilotte's Ph.D. in Engineering Education is from Purdue University.


Kelly Schwind Wilson

Kelly Schwind Wilson IMM Global Executive MBA professor Leadership


Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor of Management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.

Professor Wilson conducts research and teaches in the areas of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Her research focuses on three main areas including the work-nonwork interface, leadership and resources. In her research, Dr. Wilson examines the implications of spillover, conflict and congruence between individuals' work and nonwork domains for employees, family members as well as dyads. In addition, she also conducts research examining the impact of leader-member exchange on leader resources as well as leader behaviors and effectiveness.

Dr. Wilson earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Michigan State University.