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- Tusher Center to Study Intellectual Capital Management
At a conference on July 14 titled “Intellectual Property Issues in a Global Context: Management & Policy Concerns”, the Institute launched a new center to address the vibrant, complex field of intellectual capital management. David Kappos, former Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, was a keynote speaker.
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- When ‘innovation’ means rule-breaking
The Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Haas@Work executive director Dave Rochlin, examining the rule-breaking aspects of “sharing economy” companies such as Uber, and the exploitation of “gray market” business opportunities created by skirting regulation. Read more.
- David Teece Receives Honorary Doctorate
Professor David J. Teece has received an honorary degree from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business in Alberta, Canada, in recognition of his work as “a great management thinker and a role model for research and leadership.” Read more.
- Garwood Innovation Fellows Explore Fresh Ideas
At home in South Korea, Gunso Kim is secretary general of the World eGovernment Organization of Cities and Local Governments. At Berkeley, he has been named as one of five Innovation Fellows appointed by the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation. The Garwood Innovation Fellow/Distinguished Executive-In-Residence Program reflects the open innovation idea that organizations should look externally, as well as internally, to optimize innovation. Read more.
- Peet’s gets a Shot of Creativity from Berkeley MBAs
The Haas@Work Program dispatches project teams of MBA students to help inject fresh thinking into client companies. For Peet’s Coffee & Tea, the project goal was to help find new ways of engaging Millennials. Students began with insight generation, identifying Peet’s core competencies and its customers’ core values, before moving on to idea generation. The team worked with Peet’s management to select the top three ideas. Next, they designed and ran micro-experiments to validate their key assumptions. Students then transformed their insights into concrete recommendations. Read more.
- The Rise of Big Data at Haas
Prof. Greg La Blanc is introducing a new course, Data Science/Data Strategy, centered on data science techniques, corporate data strategies and business models built around data. The class is already full, with 60 full-time and 60 part-time MBA students enrolled. La Blanc has worked with Haas Data Science Club members to organize a speaker series featuring industry practitioners.
Read more. See the lecture series page.
- Institute Faculty Featured in California Management Review
Research from three Institute faculty is featured in the latest issue of Berkeley-Haas’ quarterly management journal. The issue includes contributions from Adjunct Prof. Henry Chesbrough (engaging with startups), Lester Center faculty director Prof. Toby Stuart (3D robotics), and Jerome Engel, senior fellow at the Lester Center (clusters of innovation). Read More. See articles on JSTOR.