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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cost transparency – or not

Companies are becoming more open about their supply chains, but costs are the last frontier. A new study co-authored by…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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