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Why Cambridge academics believe that Francis Bacon (1561-1626) may hold the key to business success

Researchers from Cambridge Judge Business School are developing a groundbreaking new approach to assessing - and managing - business risk and identifying business opportunity. Today's business climate is global, fast-moving, driven by rapidly evolving technology. Innovation's about the future, not…

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Jochen Runde

Playing with the big boys: decision time for social enterprise

Rapid growth over the past decade in the UK’s "not for private profit" sector has generated great excitement at its potential. But do firms have the depth to show results that match the hype? The prize is within tantalising reach:…

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Social enterprise

My mentor: Rupert Pick

One of Hot Pickle’s pop-up shops. Rupert Pick Cambridge MBA (2008) alumnus, and co-founder of marketing agency Hot Pickle talks about how Dennis Stevenson supports him and his business. Rupert: I’d been running Hot Pickle, a marketing agency that specialises…

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A HotPickle pop-up shop

Accelerator pitch: John Harper of Rize

Can you pitch your genius business idea in the time it takes to get from the ground floor to the C-suite? John Harper, founder and CEO of Rize, and on the Accelerate Cambridge programme (based at Cambridge Judge Business School),…

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Leaders: Sara Thornton, Chief Constable, Thames Valley Police

(c) Claire Brand, Thames Valley Police As head of the largest non-metropolitan police force in the UK, Sara Thornton CBE knows all about the importance of leading with conviction and purpose, but says one thing must come above all else.…

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Sara Thornton