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“Cambridge Judge really opens up your thinking”

We spoke to Gunnar Droescher (EMBA 2020), Vice-President Bombardier Programmes at Rolls-Royce in Berlin, about his experience during the EMBA at Cambridge Judge Business School and post-pandemic supply-chain issues. Gunnar Droescher started his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge at the…

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GE’s grip on airlines

The breakup of General Electric shines a spotlight on GE's once-dominant role in the airline industry through aircraft leasing, engines and financing, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge that examines "Why do unsuccessful companies survive?" The announcement this…

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The Risk Prize

Research paper on how Ethiopian Airlines managed expansion risks wins the Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize at the annual summit of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Left to right: Mark Porter, Aly Verjee, Eugenie Regan, Professor Daniel…

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Cambridge Independent: British Airways’ parent group books Satavia’s flying service

Satavia has been selected to join International Airlines Group’s (IAG) Hangar 51 accelerator. Satavia, which develops bespoke environmental awareness solutions for the aviation market, is currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre. “We track aircraft…

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Industrial policy (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

The financial crisis has revived the notion of industrial policy in the UK. But how is it different today from the 'discredited' policies of the 1970s, and do we risk betting on winners once again? In this episode, joining podcast…

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A natural industriousness?

To make an impact on policy, you need to get your hands dirty, as Dr Kamal Munir, author of Pakistan's industrial policy, explains. Having an impact on politics while remaining independent of it is a challenge for any academic interested…

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Christoph Mueller, CEO of Aer Lingus

In the words of his chairman, Mueller has transformed Aer Lingus into "a strong, consistently profitable airline with a clear strategic direction". So what's his secret? Helping to turn around businesses in trouble excites me as a leader. Many people…

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