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Hiring directors – how to get it right

Good experience, or the right experience? Why it pays to be picky when picking your board, says new research from Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge. When you're looking for your next board member, it's easy to be dazzled by…

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La Tribune: Quand l’Université de Cambridge vient “draguer” sur la Côte d’Azur

A delegation of EMBA participants will travel to Côte d’Azur in May to learn more about the region’s business and management ecosystem. La Tribune comments on the opportunities that such a visit presents to the participants from Cambridge Judge Business…

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Middle managers matter

Change initiated by middle managers rather than top managers wins greater employee support, says new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Organisational change initiated by middle managers engenders higher employee support than change launched by top management, and particularly…

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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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Transparent illusions

Transparency in business can backfire if not handled correctly, Cambridge Judge Business School Professor David De Cremer writes in Harvard Business Review. Transparency can be a beneficial force in business, but it can also backfire if not handled correctly, Professor…

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Retail advice: managing in an era of huge customer choice

We asked Sir Ian Cheshire, former CEO of Kingfisher and now chairman of Debenhams, about teambuilding, the importance of seeing the big picture, and his time as a student at the University of Cambridge. Stepping back to understand the conceptual…

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Financial Times: Catholic Church under scrutiny

The Catholic Church is sending priests back to school to teach management and finance skills, writes the FT. The Church of England worked with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education's team last year to develop a course for senior clergy…

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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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Doctors and clinicians move into management roles with an EMBA

When clinicians and medical executives plan a move into general management, the value of a formal business qualification often becomes apparent - and the Executive MBA (EMBA) at Cambridge Judge Business School is proving to be increasingly popular for the…

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