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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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Upping our game in UK-China business

by Professor Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management, Cambridge Judge Business School It's encouraging to see that the UK Government is finally taking China seriously as a business partner for Britain with PM David Cameron following up this week (2-4…

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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!

Should British companies be thinking of 'scaling up' and working in partnership with Chinese companies? Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, thinks so. By combining Britain's technology and product design skills with the manufacturing skills…

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Smart factories create competitive advantage for global manufacturers

A new model for understanding how multinationals can gain a competitive edge from their manufacturing networks has been created as a result of a recent study by Professor Arnoud De Meyer, Director of Cambridge Judge Business School and Professor Ann…

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