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Forbes: How ready are companies for the post-pandemic world?

An article looking at how organisations are getting ready for post-Covid world cites two papers co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. A report launched by the World Economic Forum, co-authored by Cambridge Judge PhD student Ariel de Fauconberg, outlines how…

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Shared mission

The UK's rapid production of ventilators to fight COVID-19 holds key lessons for tackling grand societal challenges like poverty and climate change, says a new study co-authored by Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge. Professor Peter Williamson The success of Britain's…

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Equality focus

Professor Feryal Erhun of Cambridge Judge Business School has been elected as the President of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society. She is focusing her presidency platform on strengthening the Society’s focus on diversity and inclusion issues. Professor…

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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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A hybrid approach

Companies should engage with supply chains on sustainability through leveraging a 'spectrum' of approaches, says a new guide for procurement professionals developed at Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville There is a “spectrum” of approaches for companies to engage…

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Circular but costly

Circular supply chains are more sustainable, but they will be rare unless consumers compromise on cost, says a new Harvard Business Review article by Christoph Loch and Khaled Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Christoph Loch There are very…

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Harvard Business Review: Circular supply chains are more sustainable. Why are they so rare?

An article on circular supply chains co-authored by Dr Khaled Soufani and Professor Christoph Loch published in the Harvard Business Review. “The bottom line, at least for the foreseeable future, is that making cyclical supply chains widespread will require that…

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Bloomberg: Talk of de-globalisation is fashionable but wrong

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, says global supply chains are more flexible than domestic ones. Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite fashionable when COVID-19 (coronavirus) swept the…

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Deglobalisation myths

Pandemic-prodded predictions of relocalising supply chains and reshoring production 'grossly exaggerate' what will actually happen in practice, writes Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Peter Williamson Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite…

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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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