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Busting myths: why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer due to their ‘emotion-evoking double role’, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochen Menges The…

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Family business practitioners

The Family Firm Institute Global Conference featured keynote addresses from Christoph Loch and Stelios Kavadias of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Christoph Loch Family business leaders are known for taking a beneficial long-term approach, but better governance structures are needed…

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Keeping it in the family

Why an MBA was the next step for these family business professionals. From bullet proof cars to real estate development and diamonds, we meet the business owners for whom growing and developing their family business meant stepping out for a…

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Financial Times: A billionaire with no master plan for his family business

Cambridge Judge alumnus Edward Hult (MPhil in Management 2006 and PhD 2007) is quoted in a Financial Times article about family business. Edward, who works for family company EF Education First, shares his thoughts about the challenges the company might…

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Family sustainability

Family businesses are a great fit with the Circular Economy concept, as they are linked by the need to preserve wealth, resources and longevity, argues Dr Khaled Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Khaled Soufani The Circular Economy is…

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The circular economy and family businesses: how can family businesses benefit by shifting from a linear to a circular approach?

As the 21st Century Family Business programme at Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education launches its 2019 theme of "The Circular Economy and Family Businesses", Dr Khaled Soufani, Director of the Circular Economy Centre, and Philip Marcovici, Family Business and…

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Fortune: Management experts try to make sense of Theresa May’s unconventional Brexit ultimatum

Researchers from UK business school comment on recent events in Brexit and whether there are similarities in business world. Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, commented: “Such a scenario could conceivably happen…

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Family Office Magazine: All in the family

Cambridge Judge Executive Education is to launch a new a new programme on Responsible Family Business & Wealth Ownership. The programme starting in October 2018 will focus on issues ranging from family company ownership to succession to passive wealth management.…

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