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It really is different this time

In the 2008/09 financial crisis, we thought we were living through historic times. barely a decade later we face another historic crisis, Dr Simon Taylor blogs. A crumb of comfort during the 2008/09 financial crisis was the thought that we…

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Why Cambridge academics believe that Francis Bacon (1561-1626) may hold the key to business success

Researchers from Cambridge Judge Business School are developing a groundbreaking new approach to assessing - and managing - business risk and identifying business opportunity. Today's business climate is global, fast-moving, driven by rapidly evolving technology. Innovation's about the future, not…

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Special lectures will explore how to avoid ‘Black Swans’

Expert on 'Black Swan' events Professor Jochen Runde will deliver lectures in Johannesburg and Cape Town and launch a Cambridge MBA scholarship open to South African candidates. How organisations can avoid being blindsided by ‘Black Swan’ events is the subject…

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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 must learn from this disaster A leading Cambridge nuclear energy specialist is asking what thought Japan's nuclear authority gave to…

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