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An institutional context

Professor Peter Williamson addresses the gap between the need to adapt strategies and the practical difficulties of doing so in emerging markets Companies working in foreign markets can improve their chances of success by adapting their strategies to local differences…

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Business leaders go back to the classroom to strengthen Sino-European co-operation

In November 2012, a unique collaboration between Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Cambridge Judge Business School will bring together 75 leading Chinese and European entrepreneurs for an executive education programme designed to enhance their knowledge and business networks.…

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The rise of Chinese offshore M&A

Professor Peter Williamson talks about the new approach Chinese companies are taking in their acquisitions of foreign companies. Instead of buying larger companies, often those in poor health, they are now acquiring smaller firms with innovative strategies, promising technology and…

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Chinese puzzle falls into place

Previous abject failure in the global merger and acquisitions market has prompted China to bounce back with a revised strategy China's revised global acquisition strategy will impact on many western and European companies and rapidly close the technology and quality…

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China and the rise of the BRICS (CIBAM/WPP Distinguished Lecture & Panel)

Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for International Business & Management (CIBAM) and WPP held a Distinguished Lecture and Panel on 'China and the Rise of the BRICs', bringing together leading academics, businesspeople and analysts to discuss the strengths and weaknesses…

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Professor Peter Williamson, Cambridge Judge Business School: Advantage China

Professor Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, says those 'dragons' at our door, will reshape global competitions through their 'can do' attitudes and the speed at which their engineers can bring competitive products and new…

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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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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!

Should British companies be thinking of 'scaling up' and working in partnership with Chinese companies? Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, thinks so. By combining Britain's technology and product design skills with the manufacturing skills…

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Western economies: a museum of the 21st Century?

In a remarkable exchange, Cambridge Judge Business School's Professor Peter Williamson in Bejing and Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Bangalore explore the Chinese and Indian economies and compare them with the West's. Innovation, says Professor Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business…

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Made in China

The debate over whether China's double digit growth rate can be sustained has taken a new twist, with Professor Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, arguing that by cultivating its growing internal markets China's futures is…

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