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Beedie School of Business News

New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business reveals that though firms may be tempted to profit from consumer-created modifications to their intellectual property, this is not always advisable – and can in fact backfire.

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Beedie School of Business News

The following article was published in the Huffington Post Canada Business section on August 26. It features research by Beedie School of Business faculty Ian McCarthy, Jan Kietzmann and Leyland Pitt, current PhD student Karen Robson, and former PhD student Kirk Plangger.

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The 2015 Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU cohort.

Beedie School of Business News

Drone technology that can be used to monitor crops, a medication management device, and an app-enabled pregnancy monitoring device were just some of the innovative interdisciplinary technology ventures showcased at the final class presentation for the 2014/15 Tech Entrepreneurship@SFU cohort.

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Beedie School of Business News

New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business reveals that organizations that implement rules governing Confidential Information (CI) can make it difficult for employees to fulfill their roles – resulting in rule breaking or bending.

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The Beedie School of Business CMA Centre for Innovaiton hosted a special conference on Leveraging Users as Innovators.

Beedie School of Business News

User innovation is a potential creative goldmine for organizations – but there are many potential hurdles that must be overcome in order for a firm to strategically take advantage of these opportunities.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate Kevin Cruz is the co-founder of Ora Scents, the world’s first real time app-enabled scent diffuser.

Beedie School of Business News

New broadly skilled breed of entrepreneurs coming out of SFU Surrey campus.

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Beedie School of Business News

Beedie School of Business Executive in Residence Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT).

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Students in the Management of Technology MBA program at the Beedie School of Business toured tech organizations in Silicon Valley.

Beedie School of Business News

California’s Bay Area houses some indisputably world-class technology companies. Google, Samsung, and LinkedIn, to name only a few, are headquartered in the area. Operating in secrecy on game-changing ideas and products, these companies make Silicon Valley the undeniable global hub of innovation.

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Beedie School of Business News

The following article about research by Beedie School of Business assistant professor Brent McFerran was published by Business Insider on April 10, 2015. By Erin Brodwin, Business Insider.

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Elicia Maine, Academic Director of the Management of Technology MBA program discussing bio nano research with collaborators V.J. Thomas and Armstrong Murira. Photo credit: Barry Shell.

Beedie School of Business News

The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Globe and Mail on April 8, 2014.  By Jennifer Lewington, Globe and Mail.

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