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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to healthcare to the arts. In 2020, attention was focused on articles related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirming behaviour 13 January…

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‘Key’ business ideas

James Timpson, CEO of key-cutting and shoe-repair business Timpson, tells the Social Ideas Podcast at Cambridge Judge Business School why the company hires ex-prisoners and terms its 4,500 employees 'colleagues' rather than 'staff'. James Timpson James Timpson, CEO of the family-owned key-cutting…

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Advising the CEO

Harvard Business Review China publishes article on CEO advice-seeking study co-authored by Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge Business School. The Chinese-language edition of Harvard Business Review published an article about a study on how CEOs receive advice regarding their…

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Advising the CEO

Harvard Business Review (China): Pitfalls and opportunities in CEO seeking advice

A study co-authored by Yasemin Kor, Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, on how CEOs receive advice regarding their businesses is featured in the Chinese-language edition of Harvard Business Review. The study is based on a review…

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Management Today: Why your turnaround is failing

A study by Yasemin Kor, Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. The study says CEOs of firms facing poor financial performance consult internal advisers who are less likely to offer fresh…

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The Economic Times: How CEOs can seek advice: Avoid internal advisors, surround themselves with diverse ideas

CEOs of firms facing poor financial performance consult internal advisers who are less likely to offer fresh insight, says a comprehensive study co-authored by Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge Business School. “When CEOs seek advice more from sources cognitively…

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Confirming behaviour

CEOs of firms facing poor financial performance consult internal advisers who are less likely to offer fresh insight, says comprehensive study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Chief executive officers receive plenty of advice – from company boards, employees, financial…

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The Irish Times: How to ensure your company is not stuck in the past

A study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge, is featured in the article. The study found that leaders often transfer culture from their previous job and this can affect their decisions…

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Financial Director: ArcelorMittal tight-lipped on CEO’s board attendance

Dr Simon Learmount, Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on board meetings and corporate governance. “In principle, directors need to make sure they are being transparent to shareholders, whether they recuse themselves or at least make…

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The Economic Times of India: ‘Stuck in the past? New CEOs often try to transfer previous company’s culture’

The article co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, examines how leaders transfer culture from their previous companies and this leads to bad decisions. “Leaders’ past cultural experiences colour what…

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