Marion, T., Friar, J. A New Pedagogy for Entrepreneurial New Product Development. NCIIA 2011 Conference.
Dunlap-Hinkler, D. (Presenter & Author), Marion, T. (Author Only), Friar, J. (Author Only), International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, "The Role of Cross National Knowledge Flow on Learning and Innovation,” Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (June 2010).
Friar, J., International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, "Running Student Technology Development Teams via the Internet,” Jacksonville, FL. (April 23, 2010).
Marion, T., Dunlap-Hinkler, D., Friar, J., NU Research Expo, "Instilling the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your R&D Team,” Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (March 24, 2010).
Friar, J., Marion, T., Kinnunen, R., Zack, M. (2009). Attivio Corporation Case. NACRA Conference.
Friar, J., Marion, T., NACRA Annual Meeting, "Teaching NPD Across Multiple Disciplines," Nacra, Santa Cruz, CA. (November 1, 2009).
Sieloff, S., Kinnunen, R., Friar, J., Marion, T., North American Case Research Assn, "Adnexus Pharmaceuticals," Annual Meeting, Santa Cruz, CA. (November 1, 2009).
Friar, J., Hangzhou Delegation, "Universities and Technology," Northeastern Univ, Boston, Ma. (June 3, 2009).
Friar, J., Front End Of Innovation, "The Importance of VCs as Partnering Sources," PDMA, Boston, MA. (May 18, 2009).
Friar, J., Family Business center, "Top ten Secrets of Family business Success," Northeastern U, Weston, MA. (March 11, 2009).
Friar, J., NACWA 2009 Winter Conference, "Is there a silver lining to the financial crisis?," NACWA, Atlanta, GA. (February 5, 2009).
Friar, J., The Economic Downturn, "Impacts of the current economy on public wastewater treatment agencies," NACWA, Washington, DC.
Eddleston, K. (Presenter & Author), Meyer, M. (Author Only), Friar, J. (Author Only), United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, "A model for firm growth in the entrepreneurial context," USASBE, Tucson, Arizona.
Eddleston, K. (Presenter & Author), Friar, J. (Presenter & Author), Clark, E. (Presenter & Author), Eastern Academy of Management, "Pitching to the home shopping network: An exercise in opportunity assessment and personal selling," Springfield, MA.
Friar, J., Entrepreneurship Week, "Five Must do steps to starting your business," Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Friar, J., Strategies and tools to revitalize our middle cities, "Business Creation in middle cities," Pioneer Institute, Boston, MA.
Friar, J. (Author Only), Technology Management Educators Association, "Encouraging entrepreneurship," Technology Management Educators Association, Hoboken, NJ.
Friar, J. (Author Only), Imprenditorialita e Impressa conference, "The significance of one-person firms in the US," Florence, Italy.
Friar, J., Eddleston, K., Clark, T., Annual Meeting, "Pitching to the Home Shopping Network: An Exercise in Opportunity Assessment and Personal Selling," Eastern Academy of Management, Springfield, MA.
Friar, J., Eddleston, K., Annual Meeting, "Making Connections for Entrepreneurial Success," Eastern Academy of Management, Providence, RI.
Friar, J., Eddleston, K., Annual Meeting, "What It Takes To Succeed Depends on Small Business Type: A Contingency Typology For Small Businesses," Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.
Friar, J., Weinstein, J., Conference, "Cross College Courses," American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN.
Friar, J., Kinnunen, R., Annual Meeting, "Switchboard.com," North American Case Research Association, Memphis, TN.
Friar, J., DiBella, F., Conference, "The Development of a School of Technological Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University for Multi-Discipline, Undergraduate and Alumni Participation," American Society for Engineering Education, Grand Forks, ND.
Industry and Academic Experience
Professor Friar has been involved in the start-up of several companies and currently serves on the board of several others. He has held positions in planning, marketing, and finance at N.A. Philips Corp. and was a software engineer at Draper Laboratories. Professor Friar has also taught at Clark and Brandeis University, Melbourne University in Australia, and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. An active consultant, he has special interest in the medical electronic, computer, and telecommunications industries.
Professor Friar is a member of the editorial board for IEEE Transactions.
Friar, J. (2011). Reigniting Massachusetts Jobs.
Friar, J. (2011). Let's create real jobs, not statistics. Boston Herald.
Friar, J. (2011). Starting out at 50. Small Business Professor.
Friar, J. (2011). We're not creating startups. Worcester Telegram.
Friar, J. (2009). Impacts of the current economy on public clean water agencies. NACWA.
Crews, E., Friar, J. (2008). EO offers a vision of hope. Boston Business Journal.
Friar, J. (2008). Billion dollar life sciences investment may leave lawrence behind. The Eagle Tribune.
Friar, J. (2008). Lowell must diversify its business portfolio. Lowell Sun.
John H. Friar
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