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Crowdfunding in East Africa

East Africa requires regulatory framework and attention to harness the potential of crowdfunding while addressing consumer risks, says new report in partnership with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Crowdfunding in East Africa currently has no specific regulations or policies,…

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Tearing up the innovation rulebook

Why a new approach to innovation could give Chinese companies the edge over their western rivals, says Cambridge Judge professor Peter Williamson. Think the challenge from China is all about low-cost manufacturing? Think again. A new approach to innovation, which…

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The women transforming the Middle East

These Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are changing the face of global innovation. And they are all women. Esraa Saleh is a petite, veiled, 23-year-old woman from a tiny, traditional rural village in Egypt. Not exactly unusual in Egypt, but a very different…

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Why India could be the next business superpower

by Professor Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise and Director of the Centre for India & Global Business In 2015, several Indian companies are doing phenomenally well – not only in emerging markets, but in developed ones…

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Doing business in Lagos: meeting the challenges of extreme urbanisation

Lagos – exciting, buzzing, a beacon for startups and the arts? Or chaotic, dangerous, with high crime rates and a forever-dropping internet connection? Whatever you think of Nigeria's biggest city, there's no denying that millions of people want to live…

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Cambridge Network: Concepts of trust differ in China and the West

Trust in China: concepts of trust differ in China and the West, David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge, writes in the Harvard Business Review. Read the full article [cambridgenetwork.co.uk]…

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Harvard Business Review: Understanding trust, in China and the West

China's economy is growing rapidly and is expected to be a number one in the next decade, surpassing the US. Western companies should take a closer look on how to build successful business relationships with China. David De Cremer, KPMG…

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The transformation of labour relations in China

Labour relations in China have been transformed over the last 20 years. Professor William Brown explains how power is shifting to the people. In just a couple of decades, China has moved from a central planned system to a booming…

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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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