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How combining the roles of CEO and board chair can help tech startups

Combining the CEO and board chairman role can boost new venture development in tech startups, finds new study co-authored by Chris Coleridge of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Chris Coleridge Corporate governance in the US and Britain generally separates the…

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Cambridge Network: Survival versus aspiration – CEOs and foreign adventure

Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School, speaks about CEOs who also serve as board chair being more risk-averse in foreign expansion. “CEOs of firms that fail to meet performance targets have long sought to expand abroad to lift…

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Phys.org: Why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

A study co-authored by Jochen Menges, Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned in this article about CEOs in family firms. According to the study “Research suggests that firms with family CEOs differ from other…

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Busting myths: why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer due to their ‘emotion-evoking double role’, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochen Menges The…

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The CEO of a family business talks to his daughter and son.

Venturing forth: LatchAid – Supporting and empowering mothers and families

Computer graphics expert supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge has developed an app to help women breastfeed. Dr Chen Mao Davies With a PhD in computer graphics, Dr Chen Mao Davies worked for many years to…

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UK Business News: CEOs who also serve as board chair are more risk-averse in foreign expansion, says Dean Mauro Guillén.

Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School, presents a new study of Spanish firms, especially focused on CEOs. “CEOs of firms that fail to meet performance targets have long sought to expand abroad to lift their fortunes, because these…

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Survival versus aspiration: CEOs and foreign adventure

CEOs who also serve as board chair are more risk-averse in foreign expansion, which has implications for corporate governance, says Dean Mauro Guillén in this blog post. by Professor Mauro F Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School Professor Mauro Guillén…

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‘My way’? Not always. Why CEOs are not all cocky and overconfident

New study co-authored by Jenny Chu of Cambridge Judge Business School challenges the popular portrayal of CEOs as overconfident risk-seekers down each and every highway. CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) are frequently caricatured as cocky and narcissistic people who do it…

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Businesswire: RAIN Alliance names new President and CEO

Aileen Ryan, Mentor of the MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, is the new President and Chief Executive Officer of RAIN Alliance. She will lead the 160 corporate member, global industry association focused on growing and promoting adoption of…

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Shethepeople: Who is Alison Brittain? Whitbread CEO appointed first female chair of premier league

Alison Brittain, an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 1994) and current Chief Executive Officer of Whitbread, is the new chairperson of the Premier League and would become the first woman ever to hold that position. “I have been…

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