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Business and Indigenous Communities in BC

Published by Mark Bodnar

One of our MBA classes has an assignment in which they need to build value cases for hypothetical development proposals affecting specific Indigenous communities in BC.

We thought we'd gather key resources into a few blog posts to help the students, as well as anyone else who is researching this important topic. We'll string the posts together with the tag "business and Indigenous communities" (long, but descriptive!).

This first post will be focused on broad websites that provide information about the economies and cultures of multiple communities...

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Markets and marketing in Africa & Rwanda

Published by Mark Bodnar

flag of RwandaOur BUS 447 (Global Marketing Management) students will be focusing on the beautiful country of Rwanda this term.

I've compiled a brief list of relevant sources to support that class... and I thought I'd share it here in case others are interested in such topics. 

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Trial: ESG data via WRDS (Environmental, Social, Governance)

Published by Mark Bodnar

SFU researchers now have trial access to a collection of ESG data via our WRDS financial data interface.  This trial of RepRisk ESG data will end on Oct. 19, 2016 (yes -- 2016!).  The RepRisk data includes severity measures for each of 28 different issues (child labor, local pollution, freedom of association...) within the broader categories of Environmental, Social, and Governance.  <more>

Good CARMA for all! *Research methods* streaming video collection available for SFU researchers

Published by Mark Bodnar

Overwhelmed trying to tease out trends in a Big Data dataset? Perplexed by panel methods in strategy research? Curious about the publishing criteria for qualitative research? Have we got a resource for you!

We are very pleased to announce that SFU researchers now have online access to over a hundred lectures on advanced research methods topics.  Look for the CARMA Video Library on our alphabetical list of databases. 

Introverts in the Executive Suite: presentation downtown + research here!

Published by Mark Bodnar

I just noticed that the CMA Innovation Centre within our Beedie School of Business wil be hosting a presentation on Introverts in the Executive Suite on Nov. 26th.  Interesting topic!

I'm not able to attend, but for those of you who are able, or even just those of you who want to learn more about the topic, check out the research tips below. I've pulled these from one of the topic guides I created for a BUS 360W class a couple years ago.

On mobiles, millennials, mobile millennials, monetization and more

Published by Mark Bodnar

I was just searching through comScore's Insights (blog posts, case studies, data gems, reports, and more) when I came across a series of cool resources focused on mobiles, millennials, and even mobile millennials, including a bit of Canada-specific data.  I've always been a sucker for a good alliterative coincidence -- and once my attention had been grabbed, I thought I'd share the joy via a blog post...