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Bloomberg: Talk of de-globalisation is fashionable but wrong

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, says global supply chains are more flexible than domestic ones. Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite fashionable when COVID-19 (coronavirus) swept the…

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Deglobalisation myths

Pandemic-prodded predictions of relocalising supply chains and reshoring production 'grossly exaggerate' what will actually happen in practice, writes Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Peter Williamson Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite…

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Global challenges

During the inaugural edition of a speaker series from Pembroke College and Cambridge Judge Business School, Shriti Vadera discussed some of the significant challenges facing governments and business in light of COVID-19 and longer term structural changes in economies and…

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West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern…

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Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a spasm toward protectionism, nationalism and the abandonment of international cooperation. This is clearly the wrong approach. …

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China and the new world order

Michael Kitson reflects on Trump taking centre-stage at the 2018 G20 summit and how China will dominate the new world order. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Tensions loomed over Argentina, which…

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Globalisation (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Is the globalisation which has shaped our world over recent decades slowing or even moving backwards in the wake of the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump as US president, asks the first podcast in the…

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Affordable value innovation

For multinationals, the real prize in developing countries is in 'good enough' rather than high-end products, which can be very profitable, says Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School. From food to electronics to pharmaceuticals, major companies and brands…

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Why the Middle East is fertile ground for business

Peter Hiscocks is CEO of Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education and teaches innovation management and entrepreneurship, and says prospects for entrepreneurs look bright in a changing Middle Eastern landscape. What do you do when your business becomes over-dependent on…

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Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Tirad Mahmoud is leading a mission to redefine the Islamic banking business model, so what are his own leadership values and who are the people he admires? I believe leaders are defined by their followers. The essence of leadership is…

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