James Bloodgood

CBA Director of Research
Mark R. Truitt Professorship
Department of Management

Office: 4031 Business Building


Mailing Address: 3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506
E-mail: jblood@k-state.edu

Research Goals

Jim Bloodgood examines the effect of various firm and external environmental factors on firm performance and legitimacy. His goal is to identify actions new ventures and existing firms can take to enhance their performance. Specific areas of interest include how firms manage their knowledge resources and what strategies they can use to enhance their legitimacy in the eyes of stakeholders.

Areas of Teaching

Business Strategy, Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship, Entrepreneurship


Ph D, University of South Carolina, 1997.
Major: Management

MS, GMI Engineering & Management Institute, 1989.
Major: Manufacturing Management

BS, Indiana University, 1984.
Major: Accounting