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Renew Economy: Ten years on from Fukushima, nuclear power continues to struggle with deeper problems

Dr Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge, comments on nuclear power in relation to the 10th anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster. “The history of nuclear power is something of a rollercoaster from inflated claims…

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Fukushima: ten years after

A much-discussed "nuclear renaissance" has not occurred due to economic issues rather than the Fukushima disaster a decade ago, says Dr Simon Taylor of Cambridge Judge Business School. A "nuclear renaissance" much discussed in the early part of this century…

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Board Agenda: Could Japan’s governance be improving?

Japan introduced a corporate governance code in 2015, but critics say more needs to be done. Dr John Buchanan, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, says although implementation of corporate governance at larger corporations…

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Japanese market fallout

Japan's markets will continue to fluctuate until the nuclear crisis is resolved Dr George Olcott, Cambridge Judge Business School Fellow, says he has been 'impressed' and even 'moved' by the way Japanese people have responded to the crisis that has…

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Risky business

Factoring in the 'unknown unknowns': why new multidisciplinary risk management models are needed in light of the Japanese earthquake Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, says risk management modelling will…

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A black swan event

Was Japan's nuclear industry prepared? Nuclear specialist Dr William Nuttall considers the known unknowns and unknown unknowns and says we must learn from this disaster A leading Cambridge nuclear energy specialist is asking what thought Japan's nuclear authority gave to…

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Doing business in Japan

Historically, Japanese firms have not been prominent players in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In industries where this is the normal route for expansion, this reticence has been holding its firms back. Determined not to be upstaged by countries like India,…

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