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Making peace in healthcare: how novices can help resolve disputes between experts

Paper on resolving work practice differences in a merger by Dr Karla Sayegh of Cambridge Judge Business School wins two top awards and a runner-up honour at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. A study on how health…

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Cambridge Judge-led initiative to use drones to help document Ukraine atrocities

A UK initiative led by two Cambridge MBA students and Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School seeks to document war crimes in Ukraine through drone-delivered images. lhor Kravets (MBA 2021) A UK initiative led by two Cambridge…

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Using Drones to document Ukraine war crimes.

BBC: Ukraine war – Professor tells of elderly mother’s death in Mariupol

Ukraine-born Professor of Finance Andrei Kirilenko is interviewed by the BBC “Today” programme on Radio 4 about his 85-year-old late mother, who lived in the besieged city of Mariupol. Read the full article [bbc.co.uk]…

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Ukraine: medics in conflict zones

Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, embedded with military surgeons in Afghanistan for six weeks. He describes the challenges faced by doctors and nurses in conflict zones like Ukraine. Quite aside from the deadly…

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Ukraine: medics in conflict zones.

Calories and conflict

Disclosing calories on food labels and disclosing conflicts of interest invoke similar responses because they remind us of certain things...but the results can be surprising and can even backfire, says Professor Sunita Sah of Cambridge Judge Business School. Many of…

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Conflicts of interest

Financial incentives linked to unconscious bias may have driven leaders' pandemic decisions, says an article in Scientific American by Professor Sunita Sah of Cambridge Judge Business School. Politicians and other leaders face tense conflicts of interest in making decisions during…

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Scientific American: Conflicts of Interest and Covid-19

Sunita Sah, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses conflict of interest and unconscious bias. “Financial incentives can be a factor in pandemic policy decisions - albeit frequently at a subconscious and unintentional level,” she writes.…

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Agency conflicts and costs of equity

The agency problem, in the context of separation in ownership (shareholders or the principals) and control (managers or the agents), is one of the most important issues in corporate finance. This separation may induce conflicts of interest inherent in the…

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Speaking up in Chinese companies

Chinese culture usually avoids conflict, but speaking up following the failure of new product development can help future projects and yield valuable workplace lessons, says new study co-authored by Professor David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge Business School. In China,…

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How context makes conflict trauma hard to understand, and not just for Trump

When US presidential hopeful Donald Trump jumped with characteristic abandon into the debate over post-traumatic stress disorder, his comments that some veterans are not "strong enough" to handle the mental stresses of combat were broadly criticised. War veterans, and the…

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