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Venturing forth: Mirthy – a digital platform helping older adults remain active

Mirthy, a social startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, aims to bring joy to millions of older people. Crises can breed opportunity, and that’s what the coronavirus pandemic brought to Mirthy, a social…

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Tainted suggestions

Why are you telling me this? People distrust unsolicited workplace advice and, surprisingly, this negative reaction is not reduced if the advice-giver is a friend or shares many ties with the recipient, says a new study co-authored by Dr Jochen…

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Lifewire: How social media companies are trying to stop abuse

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on abuse on social media channels. "If social media companies do not crack down on abusive messaging, they will only end up with abusive users…

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Use crisis to revive ‘dormant’ ties

Now is the time to reconnect with your dormant social network, says article in MIT Sloan Management Review co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet. Dr Thomas Roulet Coronavirus lockdowns around the world provide a "perfect opportunity" to reawaken dormant ties with…

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Network all you like but it’s who you are that really matters

In an online, interconnected world where we're all obsessed with building ever-expanding social networks, some new research from Cambridge Judge Business School should give us pause In an online, interconnected world where we're all obsessed with building ever-expanding social networks,…

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Charismatic leadership

New research peels away the layers mystique around the phrase 'charismatic leadership' New research into charisma and leadership of work teams has peeled away layers mystique around the phrase 'charismatic leadership', according to Professor Martin Kilduff, Diageo Professor of Management…

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The global digital revolution

Not since Gutenburg invented the printing press in the 1450s has the world experienced such a defining shift in how people communicate with one another. The first book to ever be printed was the Bible in Latin, and now six…

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The effects of personality on social structure

Next time you are at a social gathering, instead of chatting just to friends and colleagues, why not strike up a conversation with a complete stranger? For the effects of making contacts outside your usual circle may, according to new…

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