The following article was authored by Associate Professor Peter Tingling, and published by The Jakarta Post on June 23, 2012. You work for an organization that has grown steadily by getting the fundamentals right — hiring and developing good people, instilling a strong work ethic, conducting solid analysis, and making smart choices. Yet, despite these efforts, your company is struggling to make ends meet. The economy has faltered, your reserves are dwindling, and your biggest […]
The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is pleased to announce that it has been awarded SSHRD Insight Development Grant (IDG) funding for four separate business research initiatives – projects that will bring new understanding and knowledge to the areas of social innovation, capital markets, sustainability and business ethics.
In the wake of the announcement from Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi that he will be stepping down from his post, recent Beedie School of Business research points to his exploits as having a major impact on the image and reputation of his country. As national brands go, it has historically been hard to beat that of Italy’s. The country is renowned for its rich cultural life, one that attracts tourists, investors and migrants from […]
Aidan Vining, a professor of business and government relations at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, was selected as one of two finalists for the 2010 Kenneth J. Arrow Prize for Senior Economists this past May. His paper, “An Assessment of Important Issues Concerning the Application of Benefit-Cost Analysis to Social Policy,” was co-authored with David Weimer, a professor of public affairs and political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Annually, the Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) […]