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The Limited Times: The age of fear is here – Why social cohesion can blow up

Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the main uncertainties surrounding society today. "The educational system, which should offer opportunities following a principle of equity, has become the greatest source of inequality," he emphasizes. Read the full…

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EDI is about making our workplace a better place

Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, shares his thoughts as the new Chairperson of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee at Cambridge Judge. Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy & Organisation at…

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Lionel Paolella.

La Repubblica: “Every woman is different but we are all discriminated against” (transl.)

“Women’s safety is a serious matter,” writes activist Lilia Giugni, Research Associate of the Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, in a front-page article on gender discrimination. Activist and scholar of gender issues, the author is part…

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How to overcome barriers to more successful EDI

A discussion panel at Cambridge Judge Business School explores how to overcome barriers to more successful EDI (equality, diversity, inclusion) strategies. Have we heard too many excuses for why EDI (equality, diversity, inclusion) strategies aren’t leading to the difference we…

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How to overcome barriers to more successful EDI.

LSE: Evidence from Greece – The potential pitfalls of using education as a welfare policy instrument

Christos Genakos, Professor of Economics Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authors this article on policymakers often using education as a welfare policy instrument. Education, with its multifaceted role, is a key social policy instrument that has been used to address inequality…

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Shared governance – benefitting from a diverse range of stakeholders

Cambridge Judge Business School hosts this week a first annual Conference on Shared Governance, in conjunction with Stanford University. Professor Mauro Guillén, Dean of Cambridge Judge, explains why shared governance can help address issues ranging from climate change to inequality.…

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Shared governance – benefitting from a diverse range of stakeholders.

Financial Times: Punishing failure, best economics teaching

White paper from Cambridge Judge Business School, examining diversity at the top 22 UK and US schools, is mentioned in this article on how to stop rewards for failure in the workplace. “While diversity in business schools is improving, gender…

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Diversity leadership

Diversity and business schools: leading the way, or still some way to go? Business schools need to take steps beyond recruitment to also create an inclusive and supportive environment for under-represented groups to ensure progress in racial, ethnic and gender…

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Diversity leadership.

The gender gap in household bargaining power: a portfolio-choice approach

by Ran Gu, University of Essex, Cameron Peng, London School of Economics and Political Science and Weilong Zhang, Fellow, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, University of Cambridge When studying the allocation of household assets, virtually all existing papers start…

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Young mother using laptop in kitchen, young father holds their baby as they discuss plans.

Equality focus

Professor Feryal Erhun of Cambridge Judge Business School has been elected as the President of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society. She is focusing her presidency platform on strengthening the Society’s focus on diversity and inclusion issues. Professor…

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Female mechanical engineer operating heavy industrial machinery.

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