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January 25, 2023

Center for Principled Business awards research grants

Submitted by Haley Ahlers

The Center for Principled Business at Kansas State University announces the recipients of the center's most recent grant awards in support of creative and engaged research projects that focus on the role of business in society.

The projects come from across the university and cover a broad range of topics that serve to advance business knowledge and practice.

Huyen Nguyen, A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication, "How creative firms invest in R&D and generate external benefits for the society." This analysis highlights the relationship between R&D activities and the profitability of a creative firm, leading to greater public knowledge about the role of business in sharing culture and innovations in society.

James M. Bloodgood, management department; Jane A. Bloodgood, accounting department, "The hidden negative effects of governmental protectionism on entrepreneurship and innovation: Overcoming good intentions gone awry." The purpose of this study is to identify the negative and hidden effects of protectionist efforts on organizations and industries.

The vision of the Center for Principled Business is to be the premiere institution for the study of effective practices that foster business innovation and growth for the benefit of society. Learn more about the center’s vision, goals, programs, initiatives and more