Dr. Rozenn Perrigot receives the Arthur S. Karp Research Award

Dr. Rozenn Perrigot, Director of the Center in Franchising, Retail & Service Chains at the Graduate School of Management (IGR-IAE), Université de Rennes 1, received the 2017 Arthur S. Karp Research award on 31st January 2017. The prize was awarded by the International Franchise Association and Franchise Education and Research Foundation during the 57th International Franchise Association (IFA) annual convention held in Las Vegas, USA, from 28th January to 1st February 2017.

Dr. Rozenn Perrigot receiving her award

The IFA annual convention brought together more than 4000 franchisors, chain directors, chain developers and chain managers from all over the world.

Dr. Perrigot was awarded the prize for her research entitled Franchising in the healthcare sector: The case of CFW in Kenya. She also presented the main results of this research during the Franchising in the Social Sector TaskForce and Educational Foundation Board of Trustees & Strategic Planning sessions on 29th and 31st January 2017.
 

Dr. Rozenn Perrigot presenting her research during the 2017 IFA Annual Convention

This recognition from the business world on an international scale highlights the possible links between research and franchising practices on the one hand and on the other hand, the relevance of the franchising model in the social sector in Africa and other emerging countries.

More about Dr. Rozenn Perrigot can be found here.