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Cosmopolitan: 7 ways to not be crap at networking

Be authentic: this is not a quest for friends or to make people like you. It's to help you in your career and allow you to help others. External Affairs Director for top business school, Cambridge Judge, Nathalie Walker gives…

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New transformational leadership drives change

A new form of leadership is emerging driven by the demand to meet increased complexities and pace of change across operating environments as organisations compete for value. The new category demands leaders with ‘transformational’ skills and capabilities. According to Dr…

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It’s not what you know, it’s who you know

They graduate from the same universities, support the same charities and are members of the same clubs, but does the fact that company directors and CEOs share the same social networks damage corporate governance? Innovative research from Cambridge suggests it…

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2012 features itswhoyouknow

The pressures and changes in leadership today

In this six-part mini-series Dr Jonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School and Kate Tojeiro, executive coach and Managing Director of Xfusion, discuss the pressures and changes facing leadership today. They will look at…

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The end of the middle manager?

Knowledge will dictate the future of organisational hierarchy as bureaucratic structures are replaced and where leaders will emerge rather than be elected, say Dr Jonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Kate Tojeiro,…

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2012 podcast trevor tojeiro endmiddlemanager

The Sunday Times: Why my directors are a lot like me

Personal connections are powerful things. Chief executives who have social links to the non-executive directors on their boards are much less likely to be dismissed for poor performance than their unconnected peers, according to research ... Even if they are…

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The Times of India: Does the Rolodex matter

New research by Dr Bang Dang Nguyen of Cambridge Judge Business School, entitled, 'Does the Rolodex matter' summarises an investigation into how informal social ties between directors and the CEO impacts on the working of the board and the resulting…

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Back to the good old days

Loosely coupled networks, like those used in medieval Britain and 14th century Tuscany, are increasingly being adopted by leading modern companies Modern, 21st century companies are learning from the loose networks used in a 14th century Italian textile industry or…

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Business mentoring networks: can they really deliver for new businesses?

The Government wants to create 40,000 online business mentors, but will they deliver the right advice to the right business? In a new Cambridge Judge Business School podcast Dr Shailendra Vyakarnam, Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL), has…

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Social networks in the workplace

Professor Martin Kilduff, Diageo Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers how our effectiveness in our jobs is influenced by our social networks. His paper "Job Design: A Social Network Perspective" is an Aladdin's cave of good…

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2009 podcast kilduff social networks in the workplace

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