2016 Results

IBECC 2016 consisted of three separate competitions (full presentation, 10-minute and 90-second presentations). Each competition consisted of 2 graduate divisions and 5 undergraduate divisions. Composition of the divisions changed for each contest. Each division had a winner and runner up.


Full Presentation:

GRADUATE-1

Winner (Emmons Prize): DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Fixing the Keurig Pod: Better Latte than Never

Runner up: University of St. Thomas, The Sharing Economy

 

GRADUATE-2

Winner (Emmons Prize): University of Oxford, The Future of Sea World

Runner up (Tie): State University of New York Potsdam, 10 Seconds of Fame, The Dark Side of Snapchat; Texas State University, Addressing Food Waste in Walmart Stores

 

UNDERGRADUATE-1

Winner (Emmons Prize): University of Navarra School of Economics and Business, Is La Polar the New Enron?

Runner up (Tie): University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Yik Yak: Anonymous Social Media and the First Amendment; Santa Barbara City College, Integrating Autonomous Vehicles

 

UNDERGRADUATE-2

Winner (Emmons Prize): Montgomery College, Wells Fargo Bank’s Consumer Loans Practices

Runner up: Boston College, Google Books: Liberating the Worlds Information, Or Appropriating it?

 

UNDERGRADUATE-3

Winner (Emmons Prize): Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, Surge Pricing at Uber 

Runner up: Marist College, Keeping up with the Kandidates: CNN’s Balance Between Profit and Social Responsibility

 

UNDERGRADUATE-4

Winner (Emmons Prize): College of the Holy Cross, Hospital Billings: Side Effects Include…

Runner up: Stetson University, Just One More Penny? – Publix Super Markets Company and the Fair Food Program

 

UNDERGRADUATE-5

Winner (Emmons Prize): University of Wyoming, Laramie, Ethics-Its Whats for Dinner: The Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

Runner up: University of Florida, Every Step You Take…Walmart is Watching You


10 Minute Presentation:

GRADUATE-1

Winner: Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management, All I’s on Apple: The National Security Debate

Runner up: University of St. Thomas, The Sharing Economy

 

GRADUATE-2

Winner: DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Fixing the Keurig Pod: Better Latte Than Never

Runner up (Tie): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, CEO Compensation and Business Ethics; University of Miami, Green Marketing for McDonald’s USA

 

UNDERGRADUATE-1

Winner: Montgomery College, Wells Fargo Bank’s Consumer Loans Practices

Runner up: Loyola Marymount University, Marketing High-Sugar Cereals to Children by General Mills

 

UNDERGRADUATE-2

Winner: University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Yik Yak: Anonymous Social Media and the First Amendment

Runner up: Marist College, Keeping Up with the Kandidates: CNN’s Balance Between Profit and Social Responsibility

 

UNDERGRADUATE-3

Winner: University of Wyoming, Laramie, Ethics-Its Whats for Dinner: The Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

Runner up: Marywood University, Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

 

UNDERGRADUATE-4

Winner: University of California, Berkeley, Uber and The Autonomous “Share Economy” 

Runner up: St. Petersburg College, Perdue’s Abuses of Farmers, Workers, and Chickens

 

UNDERGRADUATE-5

Winner: Fordham University, Surge Pricing at Uber

Runner up: University of Navarra School of Economics and Business, Is La Polar the New Enron?


90-Second Presentation:

GRADUATE-1

Winner: Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management, All I’s on Apple: The National Security Debate

Runner up: University of Miami, Green Marketing for McDonald’s USA

 

GRADUATE-2

Winner: University of St. Thomas, The Sharing Economy

Runner up: University of Oxford, The Future of Sea World

 

UNDERGRADUATE-1

Winner: La Salle University, Uber: Striving to Do Car Service Better

Runner up: Boston College, Google Books: Liberating the Worlds Information, Or Appropriating it?

 

UNDERGRADUATE-2

Winner: St. Petersburg College, Perdue’s Abuses of Farmers, Workers, and Chickens 

Runner up: Fordham University, Surge Pricing at Uber

 

UNDERGRADUATE-3

Winner: University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Yik Yak: Anonymous Social Media and the First Amendment

Runner up: University of Melbourne, Ethical Banking: How to Reconcile Current Practices with Future Issues?

 

UNDERGRADUATE-4

Winner: Marywood University, Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Runner up (Tie): Middle East Technical University, Sandblasting in Jeans Manufacturing Sector; Texas State University, Cultivating an Ethic of Sustainability: Eliminating Food Waste

 

UNDERGRADUATE-5

Winner: Loyola Marymount University, Marketing High-Sugar Cereals to Children by General Mills

Runner up: Montgomery College, Wells Fargo Bank’s Consumer Loans Practices


Biathlon:

RUN/WALK

University of Wyoming

University of Melbourne

 

TOURIST

University of Oxford

University of Navarra

 

TOP MALE TIMES

Charles McIntosh (University of Melbourne)

James Barone (College of the Holy Cross)

Kale Donelly (University of Wyoming)

Stephen Reed (University of Wyoming)

Thomas Todd (University of Melbourne)

 

TOP FEMALE TIMES

Fiona Hannora (Santa Barbara City College)

Grace Young (University of Oxford)

Kaia Norton (Fordham University)

Kristina de Benedictis ( DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University)

Vickie Powell (University of Melbourne)

 

TOP FUNDRAISING TEAMS

Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Santa Barbara City College

 

PARTICIPATING TEAM ADVISERS

Clain Linzey (University of Oxford)

Ignacio Ferrero (University of Navarra)

Jennifer Merton (University of Massachusetts)

Karen Teifel (College of the Holy Cross)

Milena Head (DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University)

Tim Mazur (University of Wyoming)