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Bridging practice and research on women’s leadership topics and the advancement of women in organizations.

The Butler Center Research Group supports scholarship on the subjects of leadership development; inclusion related to gender and diversity; and organizational change.  Research Director Ellen Ernst Kossek is an expert in the field of work-life change management, including psychological, health, and productivity effects of work-life issues, and sustaining positive workplaces that support the advancement of women.  Current research includes evaluating and implementing leadership and work-life change management initiatives to improve how people manage technology and work-life boundaries, and leader and organizational cultural support of sustainable careers and occupational resilience.



Dr. Ellen Ernst Kossek
Research Director
Butler Center for Leadership Excellence
Basil S. Turner Professor of Management, Krannert School of Management
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E-mail: ekossek@purdue.edu

Lisa Burke
Project Manager & Research Associate
Krannert School of Management
E-mail: burke70@purdue.edu

Sherry Fisher
Administrative Assistant
Basil S. Turner Professor of Management, Krannert School of Management
(765) 494-4449
E-mail: fishe120@purdue.edu

SHRM Foundation's Effective Practive Guidelines Series / Leveraging Workplace Flexibility for Engagement and Productivity.