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The music industry has Billboard, the business world has Forbes 500. Now, ranking successful academic papers has been made possible by Google Metrics – and Beedie School of Business professors Jan Kietzmann and Ian McCarthy rank as stars in business and management. Kietzmann and McCarthy’s seminal paper, Social Media? Get Serious! Understanding the functional building blocks of social media, is the highest ranked paper over five years in the Business, Economics and Management category of […]

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The Beedie School of Business continues to build strong ties in international business education through the Bocconi Campus Abroad program. For three weeks in July a cohort of 29 students from the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan traveled to Vancouver to take a condensed course in marketing with a select number of Beedie students. The Bocconi Campus Abroad program has been active for nine years, with a different topic being co-taught by two Bocconi […]

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A historic gift from SFU Beedie School of Business alumnus Charles Chang underscores the School’s commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation.

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  First year Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Stefanie Huffman and Kimberley Venn could pass for twin sisters. The pair not only share an uncanny resemblance, but also an inherent ability to think alike and work together – one that made them a force to be reckoned with at this year’s Enactus National Exposition.

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Zabeen Hirji, Beedie School of Business alumna and Chief Human Resources Officer at the Royal Bank of Canada, has received the Professional Achievement honour at the 2016 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards.

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The Beedie School of Business is delighted to welcome its new dean, Professor Ali Dastmalchian. While Monday, January 4 kicks off his first week in a new role, Beedie is most certainly in wise and experienced hands. Professor Dastmalchian served as dean at the Gustavson School of Business, at the University of Victoria, for 10 years.

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A new certificate from Simon Fraser University will allow any undergraduate student from faculties across the university to add innovation and entrepreneurship training to their education.

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Simon Fraser University has appointed Professor Ali Dastmalchian as dean of the Beedie School of Business, effective January 1, 2016.

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SFU’s Beedie School of Business offers researchers a way to bring their world-changing thinking to practical applications in the global marketplace.

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Beedie School of Business alumni Haley and Maney Grewal share more than just their looks. The twin brothers also share a passion for entrepreneurial endeavours – one that was nurtured in the Beedie BBA program.

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A $1.3 million gift from RBC will enable Simon Fraser University to prepare the next generation of Aboriginal leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Beedie School of Business and Faculty of Environment (FENV) students at Simon Fraser University will address globally gripping challenges when they unveil a package of proposals for the United Nations (UN) on Monday, April 13.

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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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The following article was published by BC Business on March 30, 2015. By Jessica Barrett.

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Simon Fraser University undergraduate students Gursher Sidhu and Lauren Watkins have been named to the 2015 cohort of The Next 36, a national initiative aimed at transforming Canada’s most promising post-secondary students into leading entrepreneurs.

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The following article about research by Beedie School of Business assistant professor Brent McFerran  was published in the Globe and Mail on January 26, 2015.

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Student’s concept of insoles that would store electricity when we walk snares berth in international design competition.

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Undergraduate students at the Beedie School of Business continued their recent run of success at the prestigious JDC West case competition, earning two gold medals and a total of three podium places in individual categories.

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Three teams of undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business have earned podium places at the prestigious Inter Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), Canada’s oldest and longest running business case competition.

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A new certificate program from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business will teach scientists and engineers the skills necessary to make their inventions a commercial success.

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business indicates that food and drink manufacturers are contributing to the world’s growing obesity crisis through deceptive and confusing marketing.

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The following article was published in Business in Vancouver’s Sounding Board December edition.

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Three teams of undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business have netted top twenty finishes in the  Montréal Exchange Options Trading Simulation competition. Beedie undergraduate student Mitchell Wong triumphed over almost 1,500 entrants to bag the silver medal in the competition, netting $5,000 in prize money for his efforts. Two other teams from Simon Fraser University also placed in the top 20, with Xiaomeng Liu and Yingliang Sun placing 16th, and the team of […]

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of Business has progressed to the final round of the prestigious Business for a Better World Case Competition, where they will take the stage at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

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RADIUS, the Beedie School of Business’ social venture lab and incubator, has partnered with the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing on a new national investment fund for ventures committed to tackling social and environmental challenges.

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A non-invasive home blood-testing device, an online counseling service, and a “big-brother” style service for grandparents and young children were some of the health-related startup ideas showcased by undergraduate students from faculties across Simon Fraser University.

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Darrell Burnham, Beedie School of Business alumnus and executive director of Coast Mental Health, has been announced as the winner of the Service to the Community Award in Simon Fraser University’s 2014 Outstanding Alumni Awards.

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RADIUS, the Beedie School of Business’ social innovation lab and venture incubator, has launched two new initiatives designed to transform students at Simon Fraser University into the next generation of game-changing social entrepreneurs.

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The Canadian healthcare system is one that Canada can rightly be proud of – but that is not to say that there is not work needed. Specific improvements relating to equality, cost, and access would address the challenges faced by the system, for the benefit of all Canadians.

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A $125,000 gift from PwC Canada will create a state-of-the-art study space for students at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business.

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Beedie School of Business students, faculty and staff gathered to express their gratitude to the Beedie family for their record-setting $22 million gift at the second annual Beedie Appreciation Night.

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Ian McCarthy, associate dean of graduate programs at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, has for the second year in a row been included on a prestigious list of the top 50 professors using Twitter.  

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Georgia Straight on August 20, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation Sarah Lubik.

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in 24 Hours Toronto on August 11, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business associate dean Ian McCarthy.

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It is with great sadness that we announce that Professor Alan Rugman passed away on the morning of July 8, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on July 28, 2014.

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business indicates that bias towards the effects of Affirmative Action (AA) exists in not only people opposed to it, but also in those who strongly endorse equality.

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In 2014, the Beedie School of Business introduced a new award honouring its undergraduate alumni for their excellence in leadership and their contributions to the social, educational, and economic well being of current Beedie students or alumni.

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The following article about Beedie School of Business professor Judy Zaichkowsy’s research was published by NBC News on July 21, 2014.

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A research paper by Beedie School of Business Associate Professor Nilesh Saraf has been recognized as one of the best and most highly cited research papers published in management journals in the last 15 years.

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Professor Blaize Horner Reich has been appointed dean of Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, beginning her new role September 1.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on July 2, 2014.

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The following article was published in 24 Hours on Tuesday, 1 July 2014.

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The following story was published by SFU News on June 10, 2014.

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Attracting and retaining talent has forever been an issue for organizations, yet new research suggests the competition to attract talent will reach unprecedented levels in the near future.

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Foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly that from emerging markets such as China, has rocketed in recent years. Almost ten years ago Chinese outward investment was negligible, yet last year over $100 billion was invested. Yet with much distrust existing in the countries that are the beneficiaries of the investment, MNEs are increasingly looking to take action in order to get stakeholders onside.

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Daniel Shapiro, Dean of Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, has been honoured with the Academy of International Business (AIB) Fellows’ International Educator of the Year Award.

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As the largest student-run business case competition in Western Canada, JDC West serves to provide teams of students from top business schools with case competition experience. Yet despite a proud history that had seen the Beedie School of Business crowned School of the Year in the 2007 competition, standards had slipped so far that Beedie teams did not place in a single category in 2012. Clearly, something had to change.

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Globe and Mail on May 23, 2014.

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Real-time carpooling app go2gether, a client of The Beedie School of Business’ social innovation venture incubator RADIUS, has secured an eight-month pilot contract with Vancity credit union.

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