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Forbes: Newly appointed Cambridge Pro Vice Chancellor Kamal Munir on equity, diversity and inclusion

An interview with Dr Kamal Munir, as he’s preparing for his new role as University of Cambridge Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Community and Engagement. “The university as an organisation could support everyone rather than a few people,” Dr Munir said. “It could…

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EGOS honours

Two papers authored at Cambridge Judge Business School win top awards from the European Group of Organisational Studies (EGOS). Two papers authored at Cambridge Judge Business School – a historical study on the tobacco industry and research on disabled workers…

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A more empathetic workplace

Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge Business School talks about goals for his upcoming new role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for University Community and Engagement at the University of Cambridge. In an interview for the University of Cambridge website, Kamal Munir outlines some of his…

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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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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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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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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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Highly institutionalised myths

Inequality has emerged as one of the grand challenges for societies. It is often explained in terms of the intrinsic dynamics of capitalism or government policy. A new paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School argues that the role of…

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