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Managing a project? Your success depends on more than just good planning.

Projects are vehicles for innovation and change. When an organisation wants to advance, re-pivot or innovate they assign the challenge to a 'project' and start eagerly planning. Whilst some have success, more often than not projects lurch from one deadline…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Managers risk prioritising ‘good vibes’ over ‘bad news’

Faced with all sorts of information, project managers need to merge various signals to make judgments and it might get tricky when the signals consist of a mix of bad news and good vibes. A study co-authored by Dr Kishore…

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Cambridge News: Have managers lost the ability to listen to bad news?

A new study co-authored by Kishore Sengupta at Cambridge Judge Business School suggests that managers have lost the ability to listen to bad news. “We found that the more information managers have to process in a short time, the more…

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Small Business: Have managers lost the ability to listen to bad news?

Have managers ‘lost the ability to listen to bad news?’ A new study co-authored by Dr Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests they have, and this can lead to poor decisions. “The study examines…

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Managers mistakenly prioritise ‘good vibes’ over ‘bad news’

Have managers 'lost the ability to listen to bad news?' A new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School suggests they have, and this can lead to poor decisions. Faced with all sorts of information, project managers need to merge…

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Adapt or die – why the UK’s top law firms must embrace change to survive

Fear of the unknown is no excuse not to embrace change, says new research from Dr Kishore Sengupta. "People are paralysed by the unknown," says Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at the Cambridge Judge Business School, "and lawyers especially live…

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Business Weekly: Bank of England engages with Cambridge ‘brains’

Bank of England COO Charlotte Hogg and CIO John Finch came to Cambridge to discuss how to build effective markets. The duo met with Cambridge Judge Business School academics and some entrepreneurs to “to listen and learn how businesses think…

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Why relying on experience could actually harm your business

by Dr Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School In my dealings with leading organisations across many sectors, I often see great stress laid on experience, as even the most casual search of advertisements for executives…

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