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Reputational spirals

Public criticism during crises can prompt innovation in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but many firms instead get caught in a downward spiral, says Nareuporn Piyasinchai, a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge…

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Impact and engagement at the Entrepreneurship Centre

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we decided to share with you the work of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Whose authenticity?

Entrepreneurs face tensions in remaining "authentic" but that word is notoriously difficult to define, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory & Information Systems and Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. By Matthew Grimes Matthew…

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From hype to impact: social stock exchanges

Under the auspices of the CSP, Dr Matthew Grimes and Professor Danielle Logue have initiated the "From Hype to Impact: Social Stock Exchanges" research project. Dr Matthew Grimes Under the auspices of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP), Dr Matthew…

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Lasting imprint

This is the time to channel our COVID-19 compassion into sustainable solutions, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory & Information Systems and Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre. Dr Matthew Grimes Like natural disasters and other shocking events, the spread…

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Community building

Civic crowdfunding platforms can be valuable during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory and Information Systems. As the COVID-19 epidemic is forcing people all over the world to work from home and to connect…

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Platforms for the people

Civic crowdfunding now finances civic infrastructure, but these platforms must navigate tension between growth and their social mission, says a study co-authored by Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School. The advent of alternative finance has created opportunities for…

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The London50

Cambridge Judge Business School faculty attend this week’s inaugural conference of The London50 for strategy and entrepreneurship. Ten faculty members from Cambridge Judge Business School attended this week’s inaugural conference of The London50, which brings together top senior academics from…

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Drifting effectively

The term "mission drift" is invariably used in a negative sense, but a new study co-authored by Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School says such change can benefit an organisation if skilfully managed. The term "mission drift" is…

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Lifting, not drifting

'Mission drift' need not be negative and can help an organisation widen its initial focus productively, Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School argues in an article in financial magazine Barron's. Dr Matthew Grimes The term "mission drift" may…

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