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The Wall Street Journal: Every CEO should follow Mark Zuckerberg’s stock-trading example

A study on CEOs stock trading co-authored by Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in in the Wall Street Journal. The study found that “CEOs trading within preset trading plans earned more than those…

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Financial Times: Lax rules are allowing corporate fat cats to dump stock

Research on ‘pre-planned’ stock sales in the U.S. companies co-authored by Cambridge Judge's Professor Alan Jagolinzer and colleagues is mentioned in the FT article. The paper calls for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to reform policies relating to ‘pre-planned’…

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Why acquirers retain tech startup CEOs

Acquirers are more likely to retain a young tech firm’s CEO if they are a founder owing to their ‘pivotal’ role in deal implementation, finds a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Keivan Aghasi According to much conventional…

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The Telegraph: New frontiers beckon for Amazon as Bezos heads up and away

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on CEO handovers as Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon’s Chief Executive. “They are facing huge hostility and they need to do something. Changing…

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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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