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Bringing an Indian perspective to Cambridge

Rahul Gandhi, a leading figure of the Congress Party in India, speaks to Cambridge MBA students at Cambridge Judge Business School on the topic of Learning to Listen in the 21st Century. People around the world need to find a…

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Rahul Gandhi.

Forbes: ‘The factory of the world’ could be coming to a town near you

Predictions for manufacturing sector in 2021 by Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, included in Forbes article: “In January 2021, University of Cambridge professor Jaideep Prabhu predicted this year would be the time for small-scale, distributed…

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Pitch contest

Ventures associated with the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School get third prize, semifinals at the Global Pitch Competition in Shenzhen, China. Mimicrete, an advanced materials science venture that is developing novel self-healing concrete, was awarded third prize in the Peking HSBC Business School-Cambridge…

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Dr Liz Zijing Li of Mimicrete.

Harvard Business Review: Circular supply chains are more sustainable. Why are they so rare?

An article on circular supply chains co-authored by Dr Khaled Soufani and Professor Christoph Loch published in the Harvard Business Review. “The bottom line, at least for the foreseeable future, is that making cyclical supply chains widespread will require that…

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The Times: Small is beautiful for factories in brave new world of manufacturing

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the shift to smaller-scale, decentralised manufacturing in The Times. (subs) Read the full article []…

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Challenges and opportunities

Healthcare supply chains can learn from COVID-19 response. The global scramble to find medical supplies to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic points to both challenges and opportunities for the sometimes too narrowly defined area of healthcare supply chains, says a…

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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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East Anglia in Business: ‘Frugal innovation’ isn’t just for developing countries

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses frugal innovation and how large and small companies can benefit from it. “Thanks to digital manufacturing (and frugal innovation more generally), many small companies are now able to survive…

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Digital customer focus

Manufacturers in the retail sector could better assess customer needs through digital technology in production and supply chain processes, says article in Harvard Business Review co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Benn Lawson Manufacturers that…

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Harvard Business Review: How digital fulfillment is changing manufacturing

An article co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson, University Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at how manufacturers serving the retail sector can harness digital technology for production and supply chain processes to realign decision-making with…

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