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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

An upcoming Cambridge Disinformation Summit and ongoing webinar series looks at the scourge of strategic disinformation, says Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School. Alan Jagolinzer Accountants have been grappling with disinformation about the financial health of publicly traded…

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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

Bloomberg Tax: SEC climate plan leaves open path to use global green standards

Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting and Director of the Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability (CFRA) at Cambridge Judge Business School, said demand for more in-depth reporting standards will mount along with the risks of climate change, and with…

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Business Because: Five emerging jobs in the cannabis industry

A case study looking at accounting practices in the marijuana industry co-authored by Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in Business Because article. The case study looked at accounting practices in the marijuana industry,…

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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 to stop companies benefiting from 'stranded assets' that unduly inflate profits. by David Pitt-Watson Most people, most governments, and indeed…

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Financial Times: Adaptable managers help companies pull trough

A study on UK companies’ survival rate co-authored by Geoff Meeks and Geoffrey Whittington featured in the Financial Times. The study, inspired by natural selection theory, finds that only 19 of 1,513 UK companies (1.26%) survived over the biblical “threescore…

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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 Cambridge Judge Business School. Business has long been portrayed in survival-of-the-fittest ("dog-eat-dog") and scriptural ("David and Goliath battle") terminology. A…

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Responsible Investor: Why accounting really matters for climate change, and what you need to know about it

David Pitt-Watson, Research Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about a new accounting approach which is compatible with climate sustainability. “Investors have been clear that they want the companies they own to commit to a business model which is…

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The Conversation: Annual reports should inform society – not only those with a financial interest

Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes on how accounting is a public policy initiative. “With many companies such as airlines and retailers struggling during the pandemic, there’s a lot of focus on their short-term…

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Stanford Business: Stimulus money might stimulate insider trading

A study co-authored by Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that “politically connected shareholders cashed in with suspiciously well-timed trades during the 2008 federal bailout.” The study examined trades made by officers and directors…

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Bloomberg: Wirecard exposes Big Four accounting lapses endure post-Enron

Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the issue of the Big Four auditing firms. “A few months ago the threat of seismic government action seemed more credible but COVID-19…

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