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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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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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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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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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Accelerating through crisis

How are Accelerate Cambridge startups adjusting in the current climate? Entrepreneurs supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre are…

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Economic impact

The GDP@Risk over five years from COVID-19 could range from $3.3 trillion to $82 trillion, says the Centre for Risk…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Making a difference

The international development sector contains a huge range of opportunities in a sphere with great job satisfaction. But it’s also…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The real corporate tax scandal

Western governments have finally begun to pay close attention to tax avoidance by multinational corporations in rich countries. But where,…

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Three weeks in Cambridge

Three weeks back in Cambridge changed my life, says Cambridge alumnus Constantine Goulimis. If you've ever wondered what life would…

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China in their hands

The annual Sanya Forum starts this week, and a Cambridge Judge Business School delegation will lead discussions aimed at informing…

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The value of devaluing

John Mills, chairman of consumer products company John Mills Ltd, thinks the best way to restore the UK's manufacturing sector…

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The world economy in 2050

What will the world's economy look like in 2050? Michael Kitson, Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business…

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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…

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Investing from the heart

Cars, art, wine and watches: emotional assets are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional investments. But, as Cambridge Judge…

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Following the money

Does performance-related pay work? Dr Jonathan Trevor explores the issues. Pay for performance matters. It's a practice that crosses sectors,…

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Model behaviour

In a debate with Cambridge Judge Business School's Michael Kitson, Dr William H. Janeway, the famed American venture capitalist and…

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When slacker is safer

Professor Stefan Scholtes warns that exceeding the ‘tipping point' can have serious consequences They turn up late. They seem immune…

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Heating up regulation

Research from Cambridge Judge Business School has been instrumental in developing a new system of energy market regulation Research from…

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Picture perfect?

When Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012, one man was not surprised. Dr Kamal Munir explains how he predicted the…

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Greek shoots?

Dr Christos Pitelis doesn’t just study real-world policy decisions. As an adviser to the Greek government at a time of…

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