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Co-operative approach

Pioneering historical approaches to Black economic co-operation, such as those of sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois, should be tapped to benefit today’s business education, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The pioneering ideas and experiments of sociologist W.E.B. Du…

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The Wall Street Journal: What big business’s embrace of Pride Month really means

Kiran Sridhar, a current MPhil SMO student at Cambridge Judge Business School, offers his opinion on what big business's embrace of Pride Month really means. “While people and companies may pretend that they’re championing equality, in reality Pride is becoming…

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Not so inconceivable

The huge challenges facing society require new 'possibilistic thinking' that systematically challenges existing assumptions, says a new paper co-authored by Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Matthew Grimes The "grand challenges" facing society such as climate change…

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Gender studies

Ahead of Cambridge Judge Business School's Wo+Men's Leadership Conference, 7-11 June, a roundup of five recent Cambridge Judge studies on gender-related issues. The Wo+Men's Leadership Conference at Cambridge Judge Business School will be held 7-11 June, with keynote speakers Alison…

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Philanthropic changes

An article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review by Clare Woodcraft and Dr Kamal Munir of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School outlines findings of a pandemic-induced shift in the Global North-Global South philanthropic power balance.…

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No easy fix

The UK faces a 30-year challenge to level up society through building 'critical' mass to make forgotten communities thrive again, Alistair Darling tells the Pembroke Speaker Series @ Cambridge Judge.  Alistair DarlingFinancial Times, CC BY 2.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons…

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Forbes: Burger King’s misogynistic tweet: when provocative social media strategies backfire

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses provocative social media content and what consequences that might have in response to Burger King’s controversial tweet on International Women’s Day. “Burger King certainly wanted…

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Financial Times: Women in meetings should be heard as well as seen

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Professor in Organisation Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the importance of gender diversity in top management teams. Quoting the Cambridge Judge study that suggests diverse teams improve performance, Jennifer said: “You want people who…

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Forbes: Workplace equality improves when women mentor men

A study on gender diversity in organisations co-authored by PhD student Shi Tang and the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni of Cambridge Judge Business School featured in Forbes. “In sum, the equal infusion of men’s and women’s social-role proclivities in top…

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City AM: We need to ‘Change the Race Ratio’

Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, was on DiverCity podcast together with Lord Karan Bilimoria discussing equality and diversity. Dr Munir suggested companies “must appoint a diversity task force, responsible for hitting inequality…

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