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Innovation and Information Management

Director, Asia Case Research Centre


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Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • BEng, MBA Concordia
  • PhD McGill


Professor Farhoomand is the founding director of the Asia Case Research Centre. He has taught and conducted research in universities across Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, including executive development engagement at INSEAD and as a Visiting Scholar at MIT Sloan School of Management. He has written several books and published numerous refereed articles in outlets such as Communications of the ACM, MIS Quarterly, MISQ Executive and IEEE Transactions. He has developed over 100 case studies, several hundred thousand copies of which distributed worldwide. He is a three-time winner of the Society for Information Management International Paper Award, recipient of several case writing awards. In 2006 Professor Farhoomand conceived and produced the Focus Asia Business Leaders Video and Case Studies Series, which was aired by BBC World and Public Broadcasting Services (PBS). He has received several teaching excellence awards, including The University of Hong Kong Outstanding Teaching Award 2008. His passion is to challenge students to think creatively.

Research Interests

  • Information systems evaluation
  • Global electronic commerce
  • Management of technology and innovation

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