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The Conversation: Nudges: four reasons to doubt popular technique to shape people’s behaviour

Magda Osman, Head of Research and Analysis at the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge, writes about nudging techniques and why sometimes they don’t work. “Throughout the pandemic, many governments have had to rely on people doing the…

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Board reform

Improving board effectiveness requires a focus on the relationship aspect of boards as well as their structure, says a new book by Dr Philip Stiles of Cambridge Judge. Dr Philip Stiles Discussion about boards of directors has often centred on…

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The Economist: Is India prepared for Omicron?

Paul Kattuman, Professor of Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the Covid-19 situation in India relating to a coronavirus tracker he co-created. Professor Kattuman ‘describes the current growth trend as “super­exponential”’. (subs) Read the full article []…

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MIT Sloan Management Review: How hyperflexibility can benefit – or burn out – your team

Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory and Deputy Director of the MBA Programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an article in MIT Sloan management review about flexible time off policies and why they might backfire. “The pandemic-driven shift…

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Looking at 2022

Cambridge Judge Business School faculty offer their insights and opinions on what to expect in 2022 in areas ranging from climate change to workplace technology to business education. Predictions are by definition an inexact endeavour: few predicted at the start…

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Poets & Quants: ‘A crucial role to play’: Top business school Deans share 2022 resolutions

Professor Mauro F Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on resolutions for business education in 2022. He says this year ‘will be the year of being patient’: “After two years of pandemic, people are fatigued. So are companies…

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Bloomberg: India may see surging cases within days, Cambridge tracker says

Paul Kattuman, Professor of Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on rising cases in India. “It is likely that India will see a period of explosive growth in daily cases and that the intense growth phase will be relatively…

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World Economic Forum: How to beat the three challenges to building inclusive digital financial services

An article on the World Economic Forum website co-authored by Bryan Zhang, Hunter Sims and Herman Smit from Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, outlines a series of collaborations aiming to address main challenges in digital finance. “The COVID-19 pandemic has…

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Forbes: How ready are companies for the post-pandemic world?

An article looking at how organisations are getting ready for post-Covid world cites two papers co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. A report launched by the World Economic Forum, co-authored by Cambridge Judge PhD student Ariel de Fauconberg, outlines how…

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Executive Courses: Executive courses in crisis leadership

COVID-19 initially sparked great interest in crisis leadership training, but the lessons learnt will be valuable long beyond the pandemic, writes Seb Murray. Allison Wheeler-Héau, Director of Open Programmes at the Cambridge Judge Business School, says crisis leadership skills “are…

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