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Protective measures

Three steps can help firms address vulnerabilities that can lead to supply chain cyberattacks, says a Harvard Business Review article from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Companies should take three steps to address vulnerabilities that…

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Impact and engagement at the Centre for Risk Studies

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 Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge…

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Risk prevention

The average period between crises from 1700-1900 was 21 years, but since 1960 this has shrunk to just eight years. Investment opportunities totalling $3 trillion per year could reduce the probability of huge risks ranging from climate change to pandemics,…

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Governing catastrophes

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. This article, which originally appeared on the website of the University of…

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. Governments should act "more as an insurer" by seeking more equitable societies rather than simply responding to crises, the CEO…

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos on racial and gender issues. A new book entitled Beyond Bad Apples focuses on the role of organisations in managing…

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World Economic Forum: $82 trillion over 5 years? Cambridge study counts the cost of coronavirus

The [email protected] over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, says the Centre for Risk Studies at…

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Economic impact

The [email protected] over five years from COVID-19 could range from $3.3 trillion to $82 trillion, says the Centre for Risk Studies. The [email protected] over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3…

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Financial Times: Is it safe? How to handle risks you cannot easily calculate

Dr Michelle Tuveson and Professor Danny Ralph of the Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, comment on how the coronavirus crisis will change the way companies approach risk assessment. Professor Ralph said most businesses “didn’t think of stress…

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A career journey in healthcare: using an MBA to find your career ‘sweet spot’

Dr Ritika Dave talks about asking the right questions and having an analytical and open mind in the healthcare industry. Transitioning from a career in medicine and research to consulting and now managing a global pharma portfolio, Dr Dave has…

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