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When slacker is safer

Professor Stefan Scholtes warns that exceeding the ‘tipping point' can have serious consequences They turn up late. They seem immune to deadlines. They don't mind being carried by the team. Slackers are not usually the most popular people in the…

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2014 features tippingpoint

Write to live, live to write? (part 1 of 3)

If content is free, what will creatives eat? In the first of our series looking at how technology has changed the game of creative production and consumption, we examine the impact of the e-book revolution on the economics of words.…

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2014 features writetolive

YouTube, you profit? (part 2 of 3)

YouTube has been one of the biggest game-changers in the media world in the last decade, but who's emerging as the victor? In the second of a series of three articles we analyse the arm wrestle taking place between individuals…

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2014 features youtube

Goliath takes up the slingshot (part 3 of 3)

While creatives and corporates fight it out for control of production, one thing hasn’t changed – the audience always comes first. In the last in our series looking at how technology is changing creative production and consumption, we discover how…

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2014 features goliathtakesupslingshot

Six reasons why … good bankers will always turn bad

They want to be good, they promise to be good, but will they be good? Cambridge Judge Business School faculty Professor Raghavendra Rau, Dr Bang Dang Nguyen and Dr Pedro Saffi explore six reasons why, whether it's retail or investment,…

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2014 features sixreasons bankersturnbad

Heating up regulation

Research from Cambridge Judge Business School has been instrumental in developing a new system of energy market regulation Research from Cambridge Judge Business School's Dr Michael Pollitt, Reader in Business Economics, and Dr Stephen Littlechild, Fellow in Privatisation, Regulation &…

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2014 features pollitt littlechild heatingupregulation

Fact: there is an I in team

Working on the Cam and at Camp Bastion, Dr Mark de Rond is turning the theory of teamwork on its head It's one of the most well-worn clichés in business: there's no 'I' in 'team'. But research by Dr Mark…

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2014 features derond thereisaniinteam

The future of the planet

Dr Chris Hope's PAGE2002 model has been used worldwide to calculate the true cost of climate change Global problems call for global solutions, and Dr Chris Hope's PAGE2002 model is just that. A method for estimating the economic impact of…

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2013 features hope futureplanet

The jugaad juggernaut

The fleet-footed thinking of developing nations is super-charging R&D at multinationals according to Professor Jaideep Prabhu In the West, business innovation is often the preserve of well-funded, in-house R&D (research and development) departments, sometimes working within corporate hierarchies that threaten to…

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2013 features prabhu jugaad

Social enterprise in the field

Professor Paul Tracey believes that you can't shine a spotlight on poverty and inequality from your desk. It's a huge challenge to run a successful social enterprise in a poor rural area. "We're asking people to go to places where…

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2013 features tracey socialenterprise

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