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Kansas State University
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Michael (Mike) Krush

Assistant Professor Krush
Department of Marketing
Office:4021 Business Building
Mailing Address:2092 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506
Email:mikekrush@ksu.edu

Research Goals

Mike Krush examines the marketing processes that lead to firm performance.  In addition, his research has examined the personal and situational elements that aid salespeople in reaching their performance goals.   

Current Research and Consulting Projects

  • Understanding the relationships between marketing capabilities and their pathway(s) toward firm performance
  • Identifying the skills, attributes, traits, and states of salespeople that lead to performance
  • Determining the impact of marketing dashboards on firm performance 

Major Accomplishments

  • Published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research and Journal of Business Ethics
  • With Colleagues/Research Team, received 2016 Outstanding Article Award in Industrial Marketing Management
  • Editorial board member: Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science
  • Previously consulted with start-up entrepreneurial firms, including a firm recognized with 2012 Edison Best New Product (Category) Award 

Other Contributions

  • Previously served as a brand manager for a major consumer packaged goods company.  Brand revenues exceeded $600 million

Areas of Teaching

Sales and Professional Selling; Marketing Strategy 

Education

Ph.D.: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Major: Business; Area of Specialization: Marketing

MBA: University of Iowa

BSBA: University of South Dakota