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The sharing economy

Companies such as AirBnB and ParkatmyHouse have created new markets where customers can rent services from other individuals. Much of…

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Google your own name

The increasing amount of online information means that online reputations are becoming increasingly important. We speak to Dr Laura Toogood,…

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Fuel blind

Pakistan must act now to resolve its continued debilitating power shortages that are grinding industry to a halt and robbing…

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Getting creative

Fresh research by Dr Andreas Richter into creative self-efficacy and creativity in teams has thrown new light onto an area…

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Taxing dirty energy

A former Westminster adviser on the economics of climate change says the government needs to make it of interest for people and…

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Swift, even flow

Don't simply reduce overheads, material and labour to drive productivity; instead identify and deal with the variation, or waste, in…

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Beyond efficiency

Hierarchical, bureaucratic, stable structures and workforce efficiency are things of the past; survival and future growth, underpinned by a liberation…

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Fighting boredom

What lessons can organisations take from the high-performance surgical teams at Britain's Camp Bastion military hospital in Afghanistan? Dr Mark…

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Calling all entrepreneurs

Mobile phone technology presents endless opportunities for innovation especially in emerging economies says Professor Michael Barrett, citing the success of…

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Corruption time bombs

An acknowledged expert in the field of corporate corruption feels that multinational companies must lead the fight against dishonesty Dr…

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Do the maths

The current climate is a good time to learn about finance explains Professor Raghavendra Rau Cambridge Judge Business School's Executive…

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The buck stops here

Corporate governance is under the microscope in the investigation into the activities of News International, owners of the defunct tabloid…

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A total solution

What do we know about global trends in the servitisation of manufacturing? Professor Andy Neely, Fellow in Business Performance Measurement…

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Energy sapping

'The Electricity Market Reform' or EMR may place too much regulation onto the energy industry and it's the consumer who…

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Hidden connections

New research into relationships between the arts and humanities and the UK economy has revealed far greater interaction than expected…

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CEOs are overpaid

Overconfident, highly incentivised chief executives fall short of shareholder expectations, a new study reveals Research by Cambridge Judge Business School…

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Endowment asset management

Academics, investment professionals, philanthropists, directors of not-for-profit organisations and the charity sector are an under-serviced segment of the market which…

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Motivated to innovate?

The traditional view of dominant firms being lethargic is misinformed: dominant firms can actually be highly successful innovators Dr Vincent…

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The weakest link?

Top managers 'think', whilst middle managers 'act', but shouldn't both work together to bring about change? The role of the…

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Risky business

Factoring in the 'unknown unknowns': why new multidisciplinary risk management models are needed in light of the Japanese earthquake Michelle…

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You’re fired!

Lifting the burden of regulation on business might make the UK more competitive, but further changes could have an adverse…

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A black swan event

Was Japan's nuclear industry prepared? Nuclear specialist Dr William Nuttall considers the known unknowns and unknown unknowns and says we…

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It’s not fair!

America's regulators now rely on 'fair value' with additional historical cost to be disclosed for financial assets. Europe's regulators view…

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Lights, camera, action!

Can Hollywood blockbusters, graphic novels and other artistic mediums stimulate fresh approaches to business and management? Dr Allègre Hadida, Lecturer…

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Upwardly mobile

Dr Michael Barrett has been finding out how one mobile phone service called "MPESA", which is linking people in Kenya…

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Empowering the future

Empowering the future: a two-stage nuclear renaissance - ensuring nuclear power generation remains a carbon-neutral option Careful long-term planning can…

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Body beautiful

Ben Barry, PhD Candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School and Founder of Ben Barry Models, has conducted new research into…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
 

Please mind the gap

The sin of a start-up, says Peter Hiscocks, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, is to be "under-capitalised";…

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More for less for more

"Inclusive growth" and "affordable innovation" are terms gaining ground in India as new business models to satisfy cost-conscious and ecologically-aware…

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It’s the economy, stupid

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the effectiveness of the economic policies of…

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Crisis, what crisis?

Dr Christos Pitelis, Reader in International Business & Competitiveness, says every crisis is an opportunity. Greece maybe the focus of…

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A ball park figure

Using averages to calculate risk is leading risk management modelling astray says Professor Sam Savage, Fellow in Management Science at…

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Made in China

The debate over whether China's double digit growth rate can be sustained has taken a new twist, with Professor Peter…

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Shape of things to come

According to Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, the recession will be deeply protracted and…

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Creative management

We are all born creative; however, Dr Allègre Hadida, University Lecturer in Strategy at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that…

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Lessons from history

Could the current financial crisis have been predicted from historians knowledge of past down turns and depressions globally? Dr David…

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Human capital risk

Not since the winter of discontent in 1979 has our economic and social well-being, societally and personally, been so dependent…

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Clinical leadership

The recent Darzi report recommends an increase in clinical leadership in the NHS. Whilst Professor Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor…

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The logic of luck

Today's ICT revolution is changing the way corporations, governments and non-profits are organised. The pyramid hierarchy is being replaced by…

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  Cambridge entrepreneurs pitch their genius business ideas.
 

Entrepreneurship for all

Dr Shai Vyakarnam, Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL) and one of the authors of the recent Educating…

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Leading in change

Professor Dame Sandra Dawson, KPMG Professor of Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, led a team of consultants who advised…

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A brave new world

In today's fast moving technological world, successful companies will be those brave enough to invest in start-ups and create their…

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