About Us

Dr. Nelson Granados Pepperdine faculty

Center for Applied Research

Established in 2010 and currently led by Dr. Nelson Granados, the Center of Applied Research seeks to provide thought leadership among business professionals and academics alike. With a focus on values-centered leadership and social responsibility, the center endeavors to bridge the gap between business theory and business practice.

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Applied Research is four-fold:

  1. To foster and promote relevant research that makes an impact on the business community and the world at large.
  2. To foster engagement between industry leaders and Graziadio School faculty for applied research opportunities.
  3. To demonstrate collaboration and cross-discipline thought leadership across business schools in the area of applied research.
  4. To provide support for applied research consistent with the Graziadio School mission.

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