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Steering clear

Artificial intelligence can transform the workplace but managers need to avoid four key "AI dysfunctions" including algorithmic bias, says article co-authored by Dr Stella Pachidi of Cambridge Judge. Dr Stella Pachidi Artificial intelligence holds great potential to transform the workplace,…

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Fund management

Diversity in the asset management industry improves perspective and decision making, Hanneke Smits, CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management, says in a Cambridge Judge Business School interview. The investment management sector needs to broaden its recruitment intake and ensure that…

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Hanneke Smits talking about diversity and fund management.

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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Harvard Business Review (France): Wise leadership, the foundation of the 21st century business

Navi Radjou, fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about wise leadership and identifies key characteristics on how the wise leader can be recognised. After many years of research not a single leader was found who embodies the six dimensions…

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The Washington Post: Your guide to making big decisions right now

Sunita Sah, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on decision making in stressful situations. “If you’re feeling really stressed or traumatised, try not to make an instant decision,” Sunita recommends. “The first step is to…

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Business Weekly: Businesses must heed lessons from COVID-19 crisis, says Cambridge lecturer

Companies, bosses and governments will be forced to adapt to survive and thrive in ‘Future Businessworld’ according to Dr Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School. He says management and economic lessons need to…

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Long-term effects

Dr Philip Stiles outlines five key changes to business in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will usher in permanent changes to business. Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Bias in diversity

Diversity on key corporate committees is supposed to produce better decisions. But a study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that diverse views rarely 'average out' as assumed, but instead lead to systematic biases toward certain types of errors. Diversity…

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Market gamblers to blame?

by Dr Mehrshad Motahari, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Mehrshad Motahari The Nobel Prize–winning Cumulative Prospect Theory of Tversky and Kahneman (1992) has revolutionised our understanding of how humans make economic…

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