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Counterintuitive bias

A new study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that ‘gender-based attention bias’ toward women mutual fund managers works both…

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Geographic shift

The United States has taken the leading position in Bitcoin mining following China's crackdown on mining operations, shows data update…

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Dear diary

Personal diaries can help understand how society approaches 'grand challenges' such as war, starvation and poverty, says a study co-authored…

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Charting the way

New guides for navigating the regulatory environment for fintech in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India and Mexico. This blogpost is…

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Moderating biases

Female representation on compensation committees reduces bias toward deep masculine voices in CEO pay, finds study in the Journal of…

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Tainted suggestions

Why are you telling me this? People distrust unsolicited workplace advice and, surprisingly, this negative reaction is not reduced if…

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Systemic dance

Iconic ballets including The Nutcracker and Giselle can provide fresh systems-based thinking about stakeholder relationships in order to address 'grand…

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Flexible energy markets

How can regulators better support the trend toward intermittent renewable energy connected to lower voltage distribution networks in order to…

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Population ecology

Study by Dr Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business School looks at survival of newly established social enterprises. Dr Helen…

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Activism through ‘masking’

How can organisations disguise campaigns as grassroots movements to challenge protected practices? Paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School on…

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Hospital IT spending

Hospital investment in IT staff only raises the volume of news coverage, but investment in IT equipment improves the tenor…

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Sustainable accounting

David Pitt-Watson, who has been Pembroke Visiting Professor of Finance and Visiting Fellow at Cambridge Judge, talks about a campaign…

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Toeing the line

Conformity with environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices can carry negative reputation 'spillovers' when peers are publicly criticised, says paper…

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Award-winning course

A course taught at Cambridge Judge Business School focusing on the purpose of the finance industry, and hence its critical…

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Voluminous breakthrough

Foreign exchange volume helps predict the following day's returns, finds study co-authored by Professor Lucio Sarno of Cambridge Judge Business…

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Reputation

A summary of recent research and other initiatives from Cambridge Judge Business School. Every element of business concerns, in some…

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Monitoring sustainability

Three changes are needed to maintain precision in environmental, social and governance activities as the ESG pace quickens, says Hannah-Polly…

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Sun, sea and economics

The 33 smallest islands of Greece are an idyllic place to examine the important link between competition and tax rise…

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Carryover co-operation

Sir Mene Pangalos of AstraZeneca, in a Cambridge Judge interview, urges continuation of the 'exceptional' collaboration between industry, academia, government…

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New healthcare model

A new Healthcare Utility Initiative to develop not-for-profit healthcare business models is launched by Cambridge Judge Business School and SSM…

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A hybrid approach

Companies should engage with supply chains on sustainability through leveraging a 'spectrum' of approaches, says a new guide for procurement…

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Navigating a career

Olivia Coffey, a Cambridge MBA alumna and a member of the US Olympics rowing team, outlines five tips regarding competition…

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Three deans

Past, present and future Deans of Cambridge Judge Business School address business education and grand societal challenges at the Cambridge…

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Very unwise

Ending all COVID-19 restrictions is a reckless decision by the UK government at this critical time, says Professor Christoph Loch.…

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Shifting gears

Publish or perish? It took courage for the organisation Patient Innovation to shift from pure research to providing global access…

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Crack findings

There is a causal link between illegal drugs and public corruption, finds a study co-authored by Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge…

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Co-operative approach

Pioneering historical approaches to Black economic co-operation, such as those of sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois, should be tapped to benefit…

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Opioid intervention

'Second opinion' by another prescribing doctor within 30 days of an opioid prescription reduces long-term opioid use by 31%, concludes…

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Changing course

Study of firms in an accelerator programme identifies key limitations to the 'build-measure-learn' scientific approach of early venture creation, says…

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Sadness vs fear

The ability to recognise emotions of others is important but can get lost in translation, so a new study develops…

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Corporate Darwinism

Only 19 of 1,513 UK companies survived 70 years after mandatory consolidated accounts in 1948, says natural selection-inspired study at…

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Not so inconceivable

The huge challenges facing society require new 'possibilistic thinking' that systematically challenges existing assumptions, says a new paper co-authored by…

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Turning the tables

Western companies should now copy China for digital innovation, says a journal article co-authored by Professor Peter Williamson of Cambridge…

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Social mission

Professor Muhammad Yunus, who won a Nobel Prize for pioneering microcredit in Bangladesh, tells the CJBS Perspectives video series on…

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Gender studies

Ahead of Cambridge Judge Business School's Wo+Men's Leadership Conference, 7-11 June, a roundup of five recent Cambridge Judge studies on…

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Calories and conflict

Disclosing calories on food labels and disclosing conflicts of interest invoke similar responses because they remind us of certain things...but…

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Industrial policy failure

The UK's £7.3 billion flagship research and development tax credit scheme is failing to stimulate the additional spending required to…

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Beyond Uberisation

Technology is now entwined with work and society, so the study of organisations needs to move beyond a narrow view…

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Opposing views

The likelihood of activist hedge funds targeting and making money is higher when large short sellers also target the same…

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Staggering findings

Companies with staggered boards have a higher 'voting premium' that reflects managerial inefficiencies, especially in mature firms and those in…

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Making a difference

The pandemic has created greater empathy and understanding among business leaders to tackle society's big challenges, Robin L. Washington says…

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Public to private

The results of privatisation, back in the public eye due to the pandemic, often depend on the type of industry…

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Football environment

Planet Super League, co-founded by Cambridge Judge MBA alumnus Tom Gribbin (MBA 2013), is a football tournament like no other.…

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Self determination

Dr Rick Colbourne, a PhD graduate of Cambridge Judge (PhD 2004), discusses his work and new book on community economic…

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Number crunching

Auditors are certified, so does educational background matter? A new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge finds it does, as those…

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Reputational spirals

Public criticism during crises can prompt innovation in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but many firms instead get caught…

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Healthcare costs

Moving elective procedures out of general hospitals can increase quality and reduce cost of emergency services, says 10-year study of…

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No easy fix

The UK faces a 30-year challenge to level up society through building 'critical' mass to make forgotten communities thrive again,…

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Deglobalisation myths

Pandemic-prodded predictions of relocalising supply chains and reshoring production 'grossly exaggerate' what will actually happen in practice, writes Peter Williamson…

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Rescue plan

Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion stimulus won't be enough to reignite world economy on its own, says Michael Kitson of Cambridge…

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Not as rosy

Study of four Cambridge and Oxford Colleges co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School shows that long-term property investment is less…

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Learning from wolves

Ecological theories of adaptation can help businesses adjust to unprecedented planetary shifts, says new study co-authored by Jennifer Howard-Grenville of…

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Governmental response

Fiscal measures totaling $14 trillion have proved effective in mitigating the pandemic's economic effects including in emerging markets, says paper…

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Steering clear

Artificial intelligence can transform the workplace but managers need to avoid four key "AI dysfunctions" including algorithmic bias, says article…

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Diversity and pricing

Gender diversity boosts underpricing in IPOs due to higher institutional investor demand for diverse boards, finds new study co-authored at…

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Entrepreneurial law

James Goodnow, a student on the Master of Studies in Entrepreneurship programme at Cambridge Judge, says the legal industry needs…

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Whose authenticity?

Entrepreneurs face tensions in remaining "authentic" but that word is notoriously difficult to define, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in…

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AI and COVID-19

Five important challenges in dealing with the coronavirus crisis can be addressed through machine learning and artificial intelligence, says article…

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Tracking pandemics

New study co-authored by Dr Paul Kattuman of Cambridge Judge develops new time series models to predict epidemic trajectories before…

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Governing catastrophes

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre…

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Face time

Useful Valentine’s Day technology: model that transforms photos into contour images provides useful “facial clues” to make online dating decisions…

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Impact investing

Regulators likely to require companies to publish audited reports on their environmental and social impacts, Sir Ronald Cohen says in…

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Crypto selection

Study co-authored by Dr Andrei Kirilenko of Cambridge Judge Business School, presented at CERF in the City event, develops app-based…

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Climate targets

Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and transport will require measures to protect the most vulnerable consumers, says report…

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Predicting energy use

In the UK and many other countries, energy use in buildings is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions,…

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Flexible response

Forget 'threat' or 'opportunity': firms should instead adopt a 'multiplexed' response to digital disruption, says new study by PhD candidate…

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Looking at 2021

Cambridge Judge faculty talk about what to expect in 2021 in areas ranging from manufacturing to the workplace to the…

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The Regulatory Genome Project

The University of Cambridge announces the launch of the Regulatory Genome Project to sequence the world's regulatory text through machine…

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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to…

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Improving philanthropy

COVID-19 pandemic shows the need to address the North-South power imbalance in global philanthropy, says report by the Centre for…

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A messy story

Cambridge Judge Business School MBA alumnus Ankur Bisen writes an award-winning book about the 'messy story' of sanitation in his…

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Hot shots from home

The Cambridge entrepreneurs embracing change in a cold COVID-19 climate. It wasn't part of his plan to launch a startup…

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Thirty years on

Wang Boming, an architect of the 1990 creation of the stock exchanges in China, talks with the Dean of Cambridge…

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Employee growth

Emotionally intelligent behaviour by supervisors boosts employee creativity and motivation, finds study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge…

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Wrenching changes

Workers often only 'pretend' to comply with the introduction of new technology. This can backfire on them badly, says a…

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Over the horizon

University endowments use their long-term perspective to invest countercyclically at times of stock-market crisis, says new study at the Centre…

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Sustainability focus

The Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival features experts including Kamiar Mohaddes and Khal Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. The…

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Round and round

Four strategies have emerged in academic studies on the "circular business model", says article co-authored by Khaled Soufani, Director of…

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AI in energy policy

New paper co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School develops framework using artificial intelligence for better energy…

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Toe the line?

Insiders and outsiders are most likely to conform compared to entities with "middling" affiliation, says study co-authored by Dr Lionel…

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Big pharma

Piyush Durani, an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge (EMBA 2018), measures cultural fit in the $74 billion merger of…

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Accelerated transformation

Companies need to accelerate digital transformation in emerging from pandemic crisis, says Gavin Patterson of Salesforce, in an interview with…

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Gender diversity

Study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School says men and women working together on top management teams - not "the-more-(women)-the-better"…

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Catastrophe insurance

Higher insurance penetration usually speeds recovery from natural disasters, but not in the US due to a fragmented insurance market,…

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Surgical safety

Cambridge MBA student Taylor Ottesen (MBA 2019) launches Global Scalpels podcast to focus on the billions of people who lack…

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Examining bribery

New study co-authored by Professor Raghu Rau finds that $1 in bribes is linked to $6 to $9 increases in…

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Controversy pays

A new book by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School outlines how generating negative feedback can be beneficial.…

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Award-winning sense

Paper about 'sensemaking' on the Amazon co-authored by Mark de Rond and Jennifer Howard-Grenville wins Best Published Paper Award by…

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A smoother transition

Ten considerations to engage people and communities in the transition phase from government measures to combat COVID-19 from Professor Sunita…

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Growth theory

A broader look at how multinational enterprises grow profitably over time. How do multinational enterprises (MNEs) grow and prosper? The…

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Icebergs and elbows

How key workers go unrecognised but are the hidden part that holds up an "iceberg". The coronavirus pandemic has expanded the…

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Venturing forth: FLIT

A venture on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge Judge Business School has designed a new electric bike with no…

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Pharma shift

The pharmaceutical industry's focus on procedures and dealmaking could change significantly in this uncertain period, five Cambridge Executive MBA graduates…

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Remote culture

Jennifer Howard-Grenville says maintaining organisational culture while working from home involves far more than just stating company values, in a…

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Film and energy

Using Bollywood films to examine energy and household appliance use across four decades in India. Energy studies are often highly…

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Think about how we think

Pandemic shows that organisational scholars need to see the world as systems of interdependent activity rather than individual entities, says…

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Venturing Forth: Visionogy

Helping companies tell a big story in short bursts. When it comes to video advertising in the age of distraction…

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Workplace equality

Companies need 'awkward conversations' to address lack of diversity, Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge says on BBC programme. Dr…

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More with less

Coronavirus pandemic has boosted frugal innovation around the world in both developed and developing countries, says Professor Jaideep Prabhu, in…

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Corporate wrongdoing

Management research can prove relevance by studying corporate corruption during economic downturn, says new study co-authored by Professor Shaz Ansari.…

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Gender and diversity

Paper by Yeun Joon Kim and Yingyue Luan of Cambridge Judge wins Faculty Transnational Research Award of the Academy of…

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Regulatory dilemma

Policymakers face a big test on whether to support fintechs given increased competition from big tech and incumbent banks says…

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Slow recovery

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes says the pandemic's economic situation is 'really different' from past crises in that the combination of supply,…

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Subtle derision

Book by Executive Education (2013) alumnus Raghav Chandra looks at the 'abstract' pain facing Indian women. Raghav Chandra, an alumnus…

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Mental health

People with coronavirus symptoms more likely to have general psychiatric disorders and loneliness, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies.…

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Venturing forth: mine&make

Automotive engineer Gauthier Boisdequin turned to entrepreneurship after studying for his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge: mine&make seeks new applications…

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Counting issues

Coronavirus deaths and swelling public sector debt share a data-quality problem, writes Dr Marion Boisseau-Sierra, University Lecturer in Accounting at…

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Flu and coronavirus

The COVID-19 death rate is higher in European countries with a low flu intensity since 2018, says a working paper…

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Organisational culture matters

There are some key techniques to help an organisation’s culture survive despite staff working remotely, Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge…

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Quicker response in a crisis

"Frugal innovation" can help governments respond better to the COVID-19 pandemic, says article co-authored by Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Stanford…

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High aspirations

Melony Mahaarachchi, an MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2019), helped design the NASA Mars Rover project due…

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Leadership lessons

As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord Browne. The fact that the…

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How to achieve financial calm

Five insights on how to reduce money-related stress from Executive MBA alumnus Ken Okoroafor (EMBA 2014). Ken Okoroafor, an alumnus…

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos…

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Teaming up

Cambridge MBA alumni reunite to help provide COVID-19 information through the World Health Organization. A partnership between Cambridge Judge Business…

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Raising red flags

Government grant for cybersecurity startup ThinkCyber. The ThinkCyber startup co-founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Tim Ward (PGDE 2016)…

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  2020 brainfood discontinuous transformation 883x432 1

Discontinuous transformation

Leisurely pace of change not quick enough for many businesses in COVID-19 era. "Discontinuous" transformation rather than a leisurely pace…

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  2020 lowdown food security 883x432 1

Food security

Nutrition and education beyond COVID-19 from Professor Jaideep Prabhu. Reducing food waste through innovation can play an important role in eliminating…

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  2020 brainfood climate change 883x432 1

Climate change

The Paris Agreement has no national quotas on CO2 removal, and new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner says that must be addressed. The…

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  2020 entrepreneurship accelerate startups covid19 883x432 1

Accelerating through crisis

How are Accelerate Cambridge startups adjusting in the current climate? Entrepreneurs supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers low returns featured 883x432 1

Low returns

The next generation will face real investment returns of only two per cent based on historical data, says Professor Elroy…

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  2020 brainfood manhattan project 883x432 1

Manhattan Project?

A "multiple-shots-on-goal" approach is needed to find coronavirus drugs, Cambridge Judge academics say in California Management Review. A many-shots-on-goal approach - not command and control - will most effectively develop vaccines and…

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  PPE collaboration.

PPE collaboration

Two Cambridge Executive MBA alumni help lead an appeal to raise funds to provide high-grade personal protective equipment. An appeal…

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  2020 lowdown mohaddes double whammy 883x432 1

Double whammy

Health crisis from pandemic worsens economic issues in Middle East and Northern Africa, says Dr Kamiar Mohaddes. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes…

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  2020 brainfood ray trust in finance 883x432 1

Trust in finance

Trust among US finance professionals has declined far more sharply than in the general population, finds study that has implications…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2020 compass beta activism 883x432 1

Beta activism

Third-stage corporate governance is taking centre stage over climate change, says Jon Lukomnik, a recent Pembroke Visiting Professor at Cambridge…

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  2020 brainfood ansari fog of war 883x432 1

Fog of war

Study shows Fog and Edge technologies have the ability to help fight the pandemic. How can a company that peripherally…

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Leadership lessons

Universities will propel the country forward after the pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria. The innovation and creativity of the United…

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  2020 brainfood cultural shift 883x432 1

Cultural shift

Organisational culture is a "tool" for social change, says new article co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. Organisations can help employees…

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  2020 brainfood fast track 883x432 1

Society before profit

Tech industry patent scheme is model for coronavirus vaccines, says Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Reader in Finance. The race to find…

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  2020 brainfood stock market volatility 883x432 1

Stock market volatility

Market volatility to COVID-19 crisis second only to 1987 stock market crash over past 120 years. Stock market volatility during…

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  Leadership lessons.

Leadership lessons

Leaders facing tough times can draw on a three-step plan, says Dean Christoph Loch.  Leaders of organisations facing big challenges such as the coronavirus crisis…

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  2020 brainfood alexandrov closed but connected

Closed but connected

How church communities are coping with COVID-19. Interior of St Mary the Virgin church in Feltwell. Photo credit: Dr Timur…

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  2020 lowdown repurposing research 883x432 1

Research repurposed

Experts at Cambridge Judge apply their research to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The coronavirus pandemic is being analysed by Cambridge Judge…

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  2020 brainfood market integrity 883x432 1

Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Seven cashflow strategies

Practical ideas for businesses to remain resilient in the challenging COVID-19 economic environment from Max Montgomery (MBA 2019). The COVID-19…

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  2020 entrepreneurship covid19 ventures featured 883x432 1

MSt in Entrepreneurship

Cambridge Judge student ventures pivot through the coronavirus crisis. Many startup firms, like many large companies, have adjusted their operations…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers cotta enterprising vision 883x432 1

Enterprising vision

Why it's so important to see beyond a crisis and what we can learn from enterprising people, by Bruno Cotta, Director…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers grimes compassion centred 883x432 1

Lasting imprint

This is the time to channel our COVID-19 compassion into sustainable solutions, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers williamson deglobalisation 883x432 2

Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers sengupta pandemic opportunities 883x432 1

Experimenting during the pandemic

Working from home can empower new thinking, writes Dr Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers lodge lessons from prisons 883x432 1

Lessons from prison

How prisoners' coping strategies for loneliness and isolation can help those in coronavirus lockdown writes Jan Lodge, PhD Candidate in…

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  2020 brainfood hope voluntary exposure 1998x642 1

Voluntary exposure

An alternative idea to social distancing from policy modeller Dr Chris Hope. A new working paper by Dr Chris Hope,…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers williamson teaming up 883x432 1

Teaming up

Coronavirus brings partner ecosystems to the fore, writes Professor Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Peter Williamson Commenting…

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  2020 network adamides catchapp 883x432 1

Juggling appointments

Andreas Adamides, an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2009), developed CatchApp to enable busy people to…

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  2020 brainfood systematic success 883x432 1

Systematic success

Companies can meet the challenge of disruptive innovation by adopting a new "ecosystem" strategy, says Professor Peter Williamson. Companies can…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 thinkers mother of adaptablility 883x432 1

Mother of adaptability

We need to take advantage of this crisis-fueled breakthrough to fully tap technology, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat.  It’s said that "necessity…

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  2020 brainfood dimson wait and see 883x432 1

Wait and see

It will take a while to see how the current stock market downturn rivals historical crashes, says Professor Elroy Dimson…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 brainfood de rond better video chat 883x432 1

Better video chat

Six ways to improve video conferencing interactions for you and your team, by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 brainfood grimes community building 883x432 1

Community building

Civic crowdfunding platforms can be valuable during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory and…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2020 brainfood stiles long term effects 883x432 1

Long-term effects

Dr Philip Stiles outlines five key changes to business in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2020 brainfood prabhu cycles of poverty 883x432 1

Cycles of poverty

How will income inequality deepen problems during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis? While some are relying on friends and neighbours to…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2020 brainfood healthcare supply chains 883x432 1

Healthcare supply chains

Supply chain management, usually associated with manufacturing, can address inefficiencies in healthcare, argue a team from Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Five tips for sealing the deal

Mark Goodson, Business Advisor at Cambridge Social Ventures, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, believes that many entrepreneurs…

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  2020 brainfood prospective bias 883x432 1

Prospective bias

A 'prospective' motherhood penalty holds women back in the workplace regardless of their actual motherhood status, says new study from…

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  2019 lowdown kim creativity 883x432 1

Criticism and creativity

Bosses have thicker skin than assumed, so companies can boost performance by encouraging negative feedback of superiors by staff, says…

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  2020 venturing forth soundpiece 883x432 1

Venturing forth: soundpiece

An entrepreneur, currently studying for the Masters in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, hopes to inspire people to create…

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  2020 lowdown gibbons converting clicks 883x432 1

Converting clicks into care

A novel tool to assess patient experience, developed at the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, enters advanced pilot…

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  2020 brainfood divest or engage 883x432 1

Divest or engage?

There is 'disquieting' evidence that environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics differ considerably among rating firms, says new paper led…

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  2020 venturing forth bighous 883x432 1

Venturing Forth: Bighous

An entrepreneur on the Master of Studies in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School ‘recycles’ distressed properties and brings them…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2020 ccaf artificial intelligence report concept 883x432 1

AI in finance

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will shift from cost reduction to revenue generation in the Financial Services industry, according to a new…

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  2020 venturing forth et traps 883x432 1 1

Venturing forth: ET-traps

A biotech entrepreneurial weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School kickstarted a venture that seeks to tackle diabetes through a novel…

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  2020 lowdown haugh socialenterprises 883x432 1

Social enterprises

Government public procurement legislation should ‘explicitly ensure’ that calls for tender favour enterprises that pursue social and environmental goals, says…

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  The ‘P’ word.

The ‘P’ word

Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also fundamental to almost every aspect of our lives.…

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  A businesswoman at a laptop discusses something with her assistant.

Confirming behaviour

CEOs of firms facing poor financial performance consult internal advisers who are less likely to offer fresh insight, says comprehensive…

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  2020 brainfood grimes platforms for people 883x432 1

Platforms for the people

Civic crowdfunding now finances civic infrastructure, but these platforms must navigate tension between growth and their social mission, says a…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood stott seven decades on bme 883x432 1

Seven decades on

A study at Cambridge Judge Business School examines how Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) housing associations in England developed and…

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  2019 lowdown cambridge zero 883x432 1

Cambridge Zero

The new Cambridge Zero initiative of the University of Cambridge will generate ideas to help shape a sustainable future. David…

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  2019 network wilson 1600cc wanderlust 883x432 1

160cc wanderlust

Cambridge MBA alumnus Kirk Wilson (MBA 2007) was riding high in his career, but shifted gears with a 20,000-mile motorcycle…

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  2019 brainfood circularsecondment 883x432 1

Circular secondment

Cambridge Judge students work with companies in Poland, Cyprus and Belgium in a 1.7 million euro (£1.5 million) European Union…

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  2019 venturingforth legalsphere 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Legal Sphere

A startup currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme aims to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get legal support in…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Entrepreneurial myths

An astrophysicist by training, Dr Ghina Halabi often shoots down tall tales about outer space. Now Programme Director of EnterpriseWOMEN…

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  2019 lowdown mohaddes oil 883x432 1

Oil & economics

New book co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School says stronger institutions can help oil-rich Arab countries…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood biasindiversity 883x432 1

Bias in diversity

Diversity on key corporate committees is supposed to produce better decisions. But a study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds…

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  2019 brainfood ccaf regulatorymomentum 883x432 1

Regulatory momentum

Global regulation of online alternative finance will increase over the next two years, says fintech research by the World Bank…

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  2019 network dekou pharma 883x432 1

Pharma journey

From Greece to Scotland Yard to providing drugs for clinical trials: Cambridge MBA alumna Vanessa Dekou (MBA 2002) built a…

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  A bit fuzzy.

A bit fuzzy

Vague versus specific: when it comes to communicating with direct reports, senior leaders shouldn't always seek greater specificity, says Dr…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2019 compass kitsondavies ashareddirection 883x432 1

A shared direction

As Michael Kitson succeeds Dr Jane Davies as Director of the Cambridge MBA programme this autumn, they discuss teamwork, the…

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  2019 lowdown roulet paolella uklawfirms centred 883x432 1

UK law firms

Gender diversity, but not compensation disparity, pushes elite UK law firms toward the adoption of "non-equity partnerships", finds new study…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood lawson recallresponsetime 883x432 1

Recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge…

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  2019 network ionasec aiinhealthcare 883x432 1

AI in healthcare

Razvan Ionasec (EMBA 2018) has been a computer buff since his childhood in Romania. His team at Siemens has now…

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  2019 lowdown mak sequentialsearch 883x432 1

Sequential search

Two heads are not better than one: a new study co-authored by Dr Vincent Mak of Cambridge Judge Business School…

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  2019 brainfood joonkim stuckinthepast 883x432 1

Stuck in the past

New CEOs and other leaders transfer culture from their previous jobs and this can 'blindside' them into proposing obsolete solutions…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Five tips for fintech entrepreneurs

Catherine Wines, co-founder of London-based online money transfer company WorldRemit, believes that digital innovation can revolutionise the global money transfer…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2019 venturingforth lodging by design 883x432 1

Lodging by design

Sébastien Long, an Executive MBA graduate (EMBA 2016) of Cambridge Judge Business School, launches lodging business Lodgeur focusing on interior…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood ccsi humantrafficking centred 883x432 1

200 years later

A research symposium on human trafficking, co-ordinated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, looks at refugees, recruitment, routes and…

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  2019 lowdown rau ordealandrisk 883x432 1

Ordeal & risk

Childhood trauma from a parent's death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life,…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2019 thinkers kitson spreadinnovation 883x432 1

Spread the innovation around

The UK economy needs greater diffusion of innovation, not just new inventions. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood privatisationandcorruption 883x432 1

Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a 'vicious circle' of weaker institutions and increased…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood thecarrytrade 883x432 1

The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2019 thinkers runde turntables 883x432 1

From turntables to bitstreams

A blogpost on technological objects, their identities and system functions, and the research path behind it. By Jochen Runde, Professor…

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  2019 entrepreneurship overcominggrowthobstacles 883x432 1

Overcoming growth obstacles

Ambition, a diverse skillset and holding your nerve are essential to navigate the “speed bumps” that impede business growth, the…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood ceam effectiveenegagement 883x432 1

Effective engagement

Investor engagement on environmental, social and governance issues were examined at a conference organised by the Centre for Endowment Asset…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood oughton electricalrisk 883x432 1

Electrical risk

A new study on 'cyber-physical' attacks on London's electricity network examines the relationship between economic damage and the number of…

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  2019 lowdown tracey pivoting 883x432 1

Pivoting successfully

New ventures need to 'pivot' gracefully to avoid alienating their initial user community, says a new study co-authored by Professor…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2019 thinkers kor foodfight 883x432 1

Food fight

Shopping trends mean blocking the big Sainsbury's-Asda merger may not protect customers, says Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge Business…

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  2019 lowdown yin williamson chinacostinnovation 883x432 1

China cost innovation

Unconventional organisational processes, not only lower-cost talent, have led to cost innovation among Chinese companies, says a new study co-authored…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood scholtes separateandconcentrate 883x432 1

Separate and concentrate

Mortality rates would decline if hospitals had separate units for routine and complex procedures along with more effective routing of…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2019 entrepreneurship enterprisetuesday 883x432 1

Enterprise Tuesday

How do ventures create value while protecting their intellectual property? Amid some tension there are tricks to the trade, according…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood prabhusoufani innofrugalmarkii 883x432 1

InnoFrugal UK – Mark II

The second edition of the InnoFrugal UK conference focused on advancing the circular economy and frugal innovation. Two Cambridge Judge…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood nadkarni womenexecutiveteams v2 883x432 1

Women on executive teams

Gender diversity on top management teams improves company performance in times of adverse firm conditions, but matters less in favourable…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2019 venturingforth izz 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Nofel Izz

Nofel Izz, an Executive MBA graduate from Cambridge Judge, has started 19 businesses ranging from batteries to fintech, but is…

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  2019 network sustainablefashion 883x432 1

Sustainable fashion

Cambridge Judge alumni talk about challenges and opportunities in creating fashion that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. With Fashion Week…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2019 thinkers meeks mergersinhotmarkets 883x432 1

Mergers in ‘hot’ markets

Earnings management ahead of merger bids is more pronounced in 'hot' markets and can lead to significant changes in share…

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  2019 lowdown claus unsettlingresearch 883x432 1

Unsettling research

No ivory tower here: how academics are affected by research in unsettling contexts like refugee camps, prisons and rape-crisis centres.…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood prabhu earlystagetechnology 883x432 1

Early-stage technology

Acceptance of market 'ambiguity' can lead to successful commercialisation of early-stage technology by identifying partners and broader potential uses, says…

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  2019 lowdown erhun sourcingflexibility 883x432 1

Sourcing flexibility

Both delivery and product financial performance can be improved through greater sourcing flexibility, shows a broad empirical study of 336…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2019 brainfood hadida marketingonthefly 883x432 1

Marketing on the fly

A new study co-authored by Dr Allègre Hadida of Cambridge Judge Business School identifies three different types of temporary marketing…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 brainfood preoccupiedfirmdirectors 883x432 1

Preoccupied firm directors

One-fifth of independent directors are 'distracted' each year by various issues, and this harms firm valuation, operating performance and M&A…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2018 venturingforth solv3d 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Solv3D

'Translating' raw laser data into meaningful information. Solv3D's 3D laser scan of crossroads. Paul Chernik (EMBA 2018) Paul Chernik, who…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2018 thinkers kitson theshrinkingstate 883x432 1

The ‘shrinking state’

The state’s role is dwindling in areas ranging from social programmes to regulatory structures, but a lack of uniform data…

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  2018 lowdown hutchinsonkrupat projectincentives 883x432 1

Project incentive systems

'Free riding' has a bad name, but it may be a necessary burden if firms adopt proper incentive systems for…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2018 thinkers bell vietnamesesocialenterprise 883x432 1

Social enterprise in Vietnam

Vietnam is a country with great potential for social enterprise. Belinda Bell, Director of Cambridge Social Ventures at Cambridge Judge…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 brainfood roulet beneficialwrongdoing 883x432 1

Beneficial wrongdoing

Negative media coverage of investment bank conduct around the financial crisis actually increased their likelihood of IPO invitations because it…

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  2018 lowdown cole blackhistorymonth featured 883x432 1

Black History Month

Dr Othman Cole of Cambridge Judge Business School speaks about the "resource curse" afflicting some developing countries, and how to…

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  Circular view on a city.

Circular economy

A special issue of Thunderbird International Business Review is guest-edited by Dr Khaled Soufani and two others associated with the…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Computer in front of a foggy background.

Fog computing

Paper co-authored by Professor Shahzad Ansari of Cambridge Judge, honoured by the Strategic Management Society at its annual conference, looks…

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  Digital landscape.

Debt versus equity

Study co-authored by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge Business School examines why some firms go public through initial public…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Meeting in a glass hall.

Masters of finance

Dr Simon Taylor of Cambridge Judge Business School reflects on the lack of sufficient reform in finance since the School's…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  LEGO bricks.

Venturing forth: Bricks for Autism

A social venture, currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, aims to help children with communications and learning disabilities. Dr…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Algorithms codes.

Algorithms & work

The implications of learning algorithms in the workplace pose difficult issues of control and morality. Dr Stella Pachidi of Cambridge…

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  Narcissism visualisation.

Narcissism and downsizing

Narcissism can help liberal-leaning CEOs in pushing corporate social responsibility, but it doesn't help conservative CEOs translate their ideology into…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  Accounting for climate change.

Accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants,…

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  Variety of medical drugs.

Limits of drug repurposing

Drug 'repurposing' has some high-profile wins, but a new study at Cambridge Judge Business School shows how hard it is…

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  3D printed shape.

Technology and turf

3D printing holds great potential for hospitals, but a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School cautions that such tech…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  Maggots.

Entomics and sustainability

Maggots and rotting food waste: a new recipe for sustainable fish and animal feed from Entomics, which was supported by…

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  Ercolano, Italy.

Radical cultural entrepreneurship

How do social enterprises emerge in 'extreme' situations? Research from Cambridge Judge and Naples University examines how a social cooperative…

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  Karnak Temple.

Egyptian social enterprise

Egypt's new law restricting non-governmental organisations has created an opportunity for social enterprises to fill the void, says Isabel Brüggemann,…

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  Inside a church.

Re-imagining church buildings

The Diocese of Ely and Cambridge Judge Business School, with the support of Allchurches Trust and Historic England, launch a…

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  Night city landscape.

Business lessons from China

A new Cambridge Centre for Chinese Management launches at Cambridge Judge Business School to study world-beating Chinese firms and what…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2018 Entrepreneurship: Tips for ventures.

Tips for ventures

Experts discuss how startup ventures can avoid fundraising pitfalls at Enterprise Tuesday event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Entrepreneurship has…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Carbon pricing.

Carbon price floor

The European Union should adopt a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to boost low-carbon investment, says a…

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  2018 Network: MFin ten years on.

Ten years on

The Cambridge Judge Master of Finance (MFin) class of 2008: where are they now? The Master of Finance (MFin) programme…

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  2018 venturingforth crayfish 883x432 1 1

Venturing forth: Crayfish

Cambridge MBA alumna founded an online platform that connects qualified bilingual talent to companies aiming to do business with China.…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Two men looking in shock at a laptop screen.

Corporate risk

From a risk perspective, the past decade has been traumatic, from the global financial crisis to election shocks of tectonic…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 Brainfood: Fish out of water.

Fish out of water

New study co-authored by Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge Business School says new ventures obtain 'legitimacy' not through one-off…

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  2018 Brainfood: Bank default measurement.

Bank default measurement

Study co-authored by Professor Turalay Kenc, a Pembroke Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Judge Business School, develops a new model to…

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  2018 Brainfood: Study calls for new chinese growth index.

Chinese economic growth

A new study co-authored by Professor Peter Williamson and Simon Hoenderop of Cambridge Judge calls for an alternative 'bottom-up' index…

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  Find out what CJBS alumni are doing right now.
  2018 network lenihan medicaleducation centred 883x432 1

Expanding medical education

Executive MBA participant David Lenihan seeks to transform medical education to address a severe shortage of healthcare workers, using a…

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  2018 Brainfood: Employee burnout.

Employee burnout risk

Many highly engaged employees are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations, finds study of 1,085 US workers co-authored…

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  2018 Brainfood: The company you keep.

The company you keep

'We're sponsoring what?' Corporate sponsorship affects how employees view their firm and self, and the results can be surprising, finds…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Business and arts

Jeremy Newton, CEO of the education charity Children & the Arts and a Cambridge Judge Fellow who leads the Culture,…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 Brainfood: Education catapult.

Education catapult

Professor Mark Esposito, a Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that new technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence…

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  2018 Network: Ship-shape.

Ship-shape collaboration

Cambridge Judge Business School alumni link up to help digital shipping exchange NYSHEX cruise ahead with $13 million in new…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 Brainfood: central banks branch out.

Central banks branch out

Central banks undertake 'gradual but definite expansion' of investment activities that look beyond their traditional boundaries, says report by BNY…

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  2018 Brainfood: Legal project management.

Legal project advice

Six key insights on legal project management are offered by Dr Kishore Sengupta, Director of Executive Education and Reader in…

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  2018 Brainfood: Cyber federalism.

Cyber federalism

Dr Edward Oughton looks at protecting critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks. Infrastructure expert Dr Edward Oughton of Cambridge Judge…

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  2018 Brainfood: Beyond fixed price tags.

Beyond fixed price tags

Buyers have a choice in what they pay owing to 'participative pricing' such as online auctions and pay-what-you-want music albums.…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2018 Brainfood: Cyber scholarship.

Cyber scholarship

A journal article on permafrost thaw – co-authored in Cambridge and Colorado – began with a tweet and ended with…

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  2017 brainfood rau executivepaysurvey 883x432 1

Executive pay survey

New research by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge looks at CEO compensation theory and practice, drawing on academic literature…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Gender and the US military

Some positive steps have been made to improve gender equality in the American military, but some simple further steps could…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2017 thinkers genakos chokefactor centred 883x432 1

The ‘choke factor’

Weightlifters and divers offer a lesson for business in risk and reward, finds research by Dr Christos Genakos of Cambridge…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2017 thinkers mak contagion 883x432 1

The competition contagion

Does the mere presence of a competition change the behaviour of individuals, even when not officially competing? New research suggests…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2017 brainfood munir inequality 883x432 1

Tackling inequality

The institutional and organisational arrangements that reinforce and perpetuate economic inequality over time need to be better understood in order…

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  2017 brainfood howardgrenville greenchemistry 883x432 1

Greener chemistry

The 'green chemistry' movement to reduce health, safety and environmental impacts has made some progress – but has also met…

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  2017 brainfood stillwell aquickertestfordepression 883x432 1

A quicker test for depression

When it comes to assessing depression, the usual paper-based questionnaires are long and frustrating for patients. University of Cambridge researchers…

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  2017 brainfood rau terrorism 883x432 1

Terrorism and CEO pay

CEOs at firms near terrorist attacks earn 8.8 per cent "compensation premium" over CEOs employed far from attacks, finds new…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2017 venturingforth livil 883x432 1

Venturing forth: livil

Startup founded by Cambridge MBA alumnus helps to make office work online easier. In the pre-Internet age, "multi-tasking" was often…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2017 entrepreneurship simprints 883x432 1

‘Last mile’ fingerprints

Simprints, awarded $2.45 million in new grant money, targets the developing world with fingerprinting technology to help deliver healthcare to…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2017 thinkers derond insurrealityofwar centred 883x432 1

The insurreality of war

Writing a book is said to be cathartic. Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School begs to differ,…

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  2017 brainfood esposito changemgtsmes 883x432 1

Change management in SMEs

Communication skills in small and medium sized businesses are essential to navigate turbulent environments, according to a new study from…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2017 compass fromembatocarboncables 883x432 1

From EMBA to carbon cables

A project to develop lightweight carbon nanomaterials in airplanes and other transport, which originated as an Executive MBA consulting project…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2017 venturingforth cycleland 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Cycle.land

A startup on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme aims to disrupt the bike-sharing market and encourage an innovative, eco-friendly way…

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  2017 brainfood decremer heatison 883x432 1

The heat is on

Higher temperatures boost voter turnout and helps the incumbent party, finds study based on temperature, turnout and results in each…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2017 venturingforth thrift 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Thrift

Venture by Cambridge Judge alumnus takes the hassle out of donating unwanted apparel while rewarding donors with online credit. Many…

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  2017 brainfood menges familyties 883x432 1

Family ties

Stuck in a boring job? Doing it for your family can make it meaningful, finds study co-authored by Dr Jochen…

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  2017 brainfood rau companyboardconnections 883x432 1

Company board connections

Companies increase both R&D and patenting activity if they have directors who 'interlock' with other companies, says new study co-authored…

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  2017 brainfood pollitt brexitenergy 883x432 1

Brexit and energy

Britain can play the role of an innovative 'California' in addressing European energy policy issues post-Brexit, says Professor Michael Pollitt…

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  2017 brainfood isyourwineworthit 883x432 1

Is your wine worth it?

When it comes to pricing, quality and customer expectation both matter, finds a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School…

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  2017 brainfood decremer thepriceisntright 883x432 1

The price isn’t right

Offers by retailers to 'beat the price' of rivals, while costly, are no more effective than ‘price-matching’ offers, says new…

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  What you need to know in ten points or less.

Jargon-free corporate finance

A new Short Introduction to Corporate Finance book by Cambridge Judge Professor Raghavendra Rau simplifies an often intimidating subject into…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2017 brainfood cyberrisks 883x432 1

Cyber risks

The loss of sensitive information gets all the headlines, but lesser-known threats from cyber attacks also deserve attention, say risk…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  Severe space weather.

Severe space weather

The daily US economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could total more than $40 billion, with more than half…

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  2017 brainfood ansari middlemanagersmatter 883x432 1

Middle managers matter

Change initiated by middle managers rather than top managers wins greater employee support, says new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge…

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  Find out what CJBS alumni are doing right now.
  2016 network pick workforgood 883x432 1

Work for good

Venture begun by Cambridge MBA alumnus Rupert Pick helps simplify business donations to charities. There are more than 195,000 charities…

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  2016 network ingle jewellery 883x432 1

A fair polish on diamonds

Cambridge Judge alumnus Tim Ingle co-founded a jewellery company that tells customers where and under what conditions their diamonds and…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
  2016 venturingforth tribalingual 883x432 1

Venturing forth: Language rescue

An entrepreneur enrolled in the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, part of the Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge, seeks…

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  2016 network historyproject v2 883x432 1

The History Project

On a mission to change the way Indian and Pakistani history is taught. Ayyaz Ahmad (MBA 2014) has no time…

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  Opinion from some of the academic world's leading experts.
  2016 thinkers davies frontiers 883x432 1

Finding new frontiers

It’s not just the Wild West or space: business operations also need to push the envelope and find new "frontiers",…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2016 leaders osta brainsandmachines 883x432 1

Brains and machines

Elisabetta Osta, Managing Director for Information, Insights and Innovation at Barclays and a Visiting Fellow in Marketing at Cambridge Judge,…

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  Get the lowdown on what our faculty are working on right now.
  2016 lowdown cole pfi 883x432 1

PFI will fail if the risks are wrong

Dr Othman Cole talks public-private partnership, financial services and starting his academic career aged 15. Should private-sector companies make money…

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  2016 03 14 news predicting crisis 883x432 1

Predicting crisis

'Incident Dashboard' helps Barclays predict whether incidents may snowball into big issues, as discussed at Cambridge Trust in Banking conference.…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2016 flux manifestoforchange 883x432 1

Manifesto for change

The business case for diversity is unassailable, but now is the time for actions to speak louder than words. Why…

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  How to head in the right direction.
  2016 execed worldinflux 883x432 1

A world in flux

Dame Sandra Dawson, Professor Emeritus of Management Studies at the University of Cambridge Law and lawyers are on the move.…

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  Our thinking on the big issues.
  2015 brainfood keepenemiesclose 883x432 1