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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frugal innovation

Professor Jaideep Prabhu says that doing more with less makes sense – whatever your location. On 26 January 2001, an…

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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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