Award-Winning
Research

Research Centres + Groups

Research at SFU Beedie School of Business reflects our commitment to collaborative partnerships with the academic and business communities. Our faculty’s research contributes to knowledge creation in the areas of innovation, sustainability, and global awareness.

Research Centres

CPA Innovation Centre

The CPA Innovation Centre (CPA IC) promotes and supports interdisciplinary scholarship on the processes and management of innovation.

Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability

The Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability provides innovative, rigorous, and practically relevant research on corporate governance and corporate sustainability. The centre helps companies to embed sustainability into their operations and to shift their governance structures to identify opportunities to better their business by through environmental and social investments.

Centre for Global Workforce Strategy

The Centre for Global Workforce Strategy carries out multidisciplinary research on issues surrounding effective workforce management strategies on a global scale. The competition for
skilled people is intense, and new attitudes toward work and careers present additional challenges about work-life balance, all which further complicate the strategic management of today’s workforce.

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies – a joint venture of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Simon Fraser University – was named to recognize Jack Austin’s exceptional contribution to Canada-Asia relations. The goal of the Centre is to carry out research, outreach and training activities on business issues that are relevant to Canada’s interests in the Asia Pacific region.

Research Groups

Global Leadership & Organizational Behaviour Effectiveness (GLOBE) Foundation

Global Leadership & Organizational Behaviour Effectiveness (GLOBE) Foundation – a world-renowned, large-scale international research project. GLOBE focuses on societal culture and leadership and is conducted by over 200 researchers from 62 countries.