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The hazards of Confidential Information rules in the workplace: study

Aug 10, 2015

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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Beedie plays host to special User Innovation conference

Aug 7, 2015

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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How American Idol and Call of Duty can help improve business

Jul 24, 2015

Like most of us, Ian McCarthy enjoys a good game. The Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at the Beedie School of Business (and fan of poker and soccer) has taken his love of games a step further, however.

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Business Insider: Why people will inevitably buy the $17,000 Apple Watch even though it’s barely different from the $350 version

Apr 10, 2015

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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Developing and leveraging crowd capital: A valuable resource for organizations both global and local

Feb 17, 2015

The following article was written by Beedie School of Business Associate Dean Ian McCarthy, and adapted  from an invited contribution by Derek Moscato.

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Pedal-power hybrid vehicle set for Vancouver

Jan 28, 2015

Management of Technology MBA alumnus Kody Baker aims to revolutionize Vancouver’s urban transport.

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Beedie hosts fifth annual Innovation Conference

Jan 23, 2015

A firm’s technological capabilities can moderate the negative relationship between host country and foreign entry and expansion in the face of technological disasters – and by patenting their technology a firm can help further mitigate the effects of these disasters.

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CMA Centre for Innovation: NPD’s relationship with aspirational levels

Oct 17, 2014

Biopharmaceutical firms who are performing below the levels of new product development they strive for are more likely to form strategic research and development alliances to compensate. This was the focus of a special CMA Centre for Innovation research presentation by Beverly Tyler, professor in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. The event, held at the Segal Graduate School on 16 October, featured a presentation by Tyler on research from her more »

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Founding the Facebook for Finance

May 29, 2014

New instant messaging service aims to be the financial sector standard.

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Beedie researchers examine technology’s impact on blue-collar workers

Feb 13, 2014

New research from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University indicates that the addition of simple communications technology is revolutionizing the way blue-collar workers perform their roles – often in unexpected ways. The research looks at how blue-collar workers use technology to share knowledge and collaborate on the go. It reveals that a relatively small introduction of technology, such as mobile phones, can result in a significant impact on the way work is more »

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