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Dr. Zavattaro Awarded Cross-College Grant (2013-12-11)

Dr. Staci M. Zavattaro, along with management professors Drs. Joshua J. Daspit and Daniel T. Holt from the College of Business, recently were awarded two cross-college grants, each worth $2,000, from the Office of Research and Economic Developement. Dr. Zavattaro is the principal investigator on a project titled, "Examining the Influence of Social Media on Family Firm Performance" and is co-principal investigator on research titled, "The Influence of Rural City Policies on Economic Development: Investigating the Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation in Family and Non-Family Firms." The research team currently is preparing a proposal for the upcoming Family Enterprise Research Conference, as well as readying an application for a National Science Foundation grant. Information about the cross-college grant awards can be found by visiting www.msstate.edu/web/memo/story.php?id=1929.

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