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Digital disruption, robotics and smart infrastructure: an entrepreneurial journey

At a time of global pandemic, developing smart infrastructure and efficiently managing our international supply chains has never been more vital. Cambridge MBA alumnus, Forbes 30 under 30 and MBA scholarship recipient Slaven Stekovic (MBA 2018) puts a career in…

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Supply chain resiliency

Will coronavirus disruptions prompt a new focus on supply chain risk and resiliency for business? A video interview with a global supply chain expert conducted by Sytske Wijnsma, a PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, was utilised in a…

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Challenges and opportunities

Healthcare supply chains can learn from COVID-19 response. The global scramble to find medical supplies to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic points to both challenges and opportunities for the sometimes too narrowly defined area of healthcare supply chains, says a…

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Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a spasm toward protectionism, nationalism and the abandonment of international cooperation. This is clearly the wrong approach. …

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Freeze-Assess-Rebuild: how businesses can navigate the coronavirus “fog of war”

A three-part policy of Freeze-Assess-Rebuild can help businesses navigate the uncertain 'fog of war' posed by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, says Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Thomas Roulet Societies are rightly proud of their resilience. Londoners…

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Crisis-driven innovation

The coronavirus pandemic will fuel the ‘next wave of innovation’, says an article in Entrepreneur magazine by Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy and alumnus (MBA 2012) of Cambridge Judge Business School. Hamza Mudassir The coronavirus pandemic will fuel a…

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Healthcare supply chains

Supply chain management, usually associated with manufacturing, can address inefficiencies in healthcare, argue a team from Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Houyuan Jiang, Professor Feryal Erhun and PhD candidate Lidia Betcheva The term "supply chain management" (SCM) is often associated…

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Food Safety News: Study on food recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson, University Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge, looks at the effect of geography and industry clusters on the responsiveness of food…

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Recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge Business School looks at the effect of geography and industry clusters on the responsiveness of food producers to recalls originating…

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Digital customer focus

Manufacturers in the retail sector could better assess customer needs through digital technology in production and supply chain processes, says article in Harvard Business Review co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Benn Lawson Manufacturers that…

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