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New University of Cambridge study reveals: people trust experts and evidence, more than the media and their friends

People defer more to experts and scientific evidence, not the media or friends, in identifying whether something is misinformation, says new study co-authored at the University of Cambridge. British cabinet minister Michael Gove famously said, in the midst of the…

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New University of Cambridge study reveals: people trust experts and evidence, more than the media and their friends.

Trust in finance

Trust among US finance professionals has declined far more sharply than in the general population, finds study that has implications for coronavirus bailout plans. The level of trust among US finance professionals has declined far more sharply than among the general population over the past four decades, finds…

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Trust in the Desert of Zoom

Building the trust needed for innovation and collaboration through Zoom with those we’ve never met in person, by Dr Chris Coleridge. The world needs its innovators and innovation capabilities more than ever.  But innovation has always been a "contact sport" - it originates in…

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Yale Insights: New study shows that trust can last

A study by Dr Frédéric Schneider, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in Yale Insights. The paper explores “how the trust we place in one another and the promises we make are affected by our ability…

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Traditional banks are struggling to stave off the fintech revolution

By Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy, and Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy and alumnus (MBA 2012), Cambridge Judge Business School Dr Kamal Munir Traditional banks are haunted by financial technology – fintech – firms. Challengers such…

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Human Resources: Here’s why you shouldn’t tell staff to bcc you in emails

People in offices think colleagues who bcc a supervisor are “less moral” and “less fit to be the team leader”, but cc’ing the supervisor also carries its own baggage in reducing trust. A better bet is to rewrite the email…

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Avoid bcc’ing the boss

People who bcc the supervisor in emails are seen as "less moral" and "less fit" to be team leader, finds study led by Cambridge Judge Business School researchers outlined in new Harvard Business Review article. What’s an office worker to…

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The EU single market at 25

A conference at Cambridge Judge marked the 25th anniversary of the European Union's single market, in advance of a special issue of the Review of Industrial Organisation journal. There has been much progress, but plenty of work remains to translate…

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Business Insider: The habit that creates a culture of distrust at work

Copying your boss into an email to your colleague could backfire, says a study by David De Cremer, KPMG Professor in Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Cc’ing supervisors into emails between co-workers, even if done in good faith,…

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Crowdfunding struggles in emerging markets

Developing markets are lagging in crowdfunding, finds study at Cambridge Judge Business School. Regulation and corruption control are key factors in boosting crowdfunding volume. Based on the experience of mobile-phone banking, which rapidly took off in developing countries in Africa…

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