The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School’s website seeks a broad range of topics of interest to diverse audiences. In 2021, attention was focused on articles ranging from climate change to Bitcoin mining, and from career matters to yoga.
11 January 2021
Forget ‘threat’ or ‘opportunity’: firms should instead adopt a ‘multiplexed’ response to digital disruption, says a new study by PhD candidate Jack Fraser and Professor Shahzad Ansari.
Read the article "Flexible response"
1 February 2021
Regulators are likely to require companies to publish audited reports on their environmental and social impacts, Sir Ronald Cohen says in a conversation with Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville.
Read the article "Impact investing"
Professor Mauro F. Guillén announced as next Director of Cambridge Judge Business School
10 March 2021
Professor Mauro F. Guillén, a prominent expert, award-winning scholar and teacher at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed the next Director of Cambridge Judge Business School.
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Enlightenment to better butts
29 March 2021
Many movements don’t become successful businesses, so how did yoga transform from Hindu-inspired anti-materialism to a ‘Gospel of Sweat’ market worth $80 billion? A study co-authored by Professor Kamal Munir and Professor Shahzad Ansari shows the pathway.
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13 April 2021
Public criticism during crises can prompt innovation in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but many firms instead get caught in a downward spiral, says Nareuporn Piyasinchai, a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge Judge.
Read the article "Reputational spirals"
27 April 2021
The concept of ‘craft’ is often narrowly applied to describe nostalgic approaches to work. But a new study led by Assistant Professor Jochem Kroezen instead suggests that craft is better understood as a timeless alternative approach to any type of work in this era of machine learning.
Read the article "Timeless 'craft'"
COVID-19 in India
10 May 2021
A new weekly CJBS COVID-19 Tracker for India, developed by Professor Paul Kattuman at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research working with Health Systems Transformation Platform in India, provides forecasts of the pandemic’s trajectory based on a recently developed model.
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Five tips for women navigating their careers
11 June 2021
Alison Loehnis of NET-A-PORTER, MR PORTER and THE OUTNET, part of YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group, in Conversation with Ruth Kennedy: 2021 Wo+Men’s Leadership Conference keynote at Cambridge Judge Business School.
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Sadness vs fear
18 June 2021
The ability to recognise emotions of others is important but can get lost in translation, so a new study develops a face-based test not affected by linguistic differences. A new study co-authored by Associate Professor Jochen Menges addresses this issue by developing and validating a face-based, non-linguistic test of what is known in psychology as ERA-O – the emotional recognition ability of emotions expressed by other people.
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22 June 2021
A ‘second opinion’ by another prescribing doctor within 30 days of an opioid prescription reduces long-term opioid use by 31%, concludes a new study led by Professor Stefan Scholtes at Cambridge Judge Business School.
Read the article "Opioid intervention"
New data reveals timeline of China’s bitcoin mining exodus
15 July 2021
A research team from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance unveils new datasets showing geographic shifts in Bitcoin mining – with China’s share declining sharply even before a government crackdown in June 2021.
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Global Executive MBA programme
27 August 2021
Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and Peking University HSBC Business School announce a Cooperative Programme in Shenzhen, China, that extends previous business-education collaboration between the two institutions.
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27 September 2021
Pride Banner by the artist STIK unveiled at Cambridge Judge Business School on 22 September to show the Business School’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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15 October 2021
A new study by Professor Raghavendra Rau and PhD candidate Jinhua Wang finds that ‘gender-based attention bias’ toward women mutual fund managers works both ways, lowering fund-flow volatility, and this could boost the current low number of women fund managers.
Read the article "Counterintuitive bias"
Climate change and GDP
28 October 2021
Study on climate change and economic output co-authored by Associate Professor Kamiar Mohaddes is cited by the US Congressional Budget Office and 25 members of Congress in a letter to the Federal Reserve Board.
Read the article "Climate change and GDP"