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Chinese innovation: lessons to learn

by Professor Peter Williamson, Cambridge Judge Business School Despite the recent moderation in growth, China remains the second largest consumer market in the world, contributing to over a quarter of global growth. Indeed, forecasters believe the recent dip is part…

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Quartz: Chinese money dominates bitcoin, now its companies are gunning for blockchain tech

Dr Garrick Hileman, research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), comments on cryptocurrencies in China. Chinese companies "are not only moving faster, but the scale of their blockchain ambitions dwarf what we’re seeing elsewhere," he says. Read…

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Financial Times: Business advantage brings China’s students home

Cambridge MBA alumnus Eric Xu is featured in the article about MBA students from China. Eric runs a career coaching business and organises alumni events in Shanghai, and says he aims to “build connections with Cambridge Judge Business School alumni…

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Business Weekly: Chinese teachers choose Cambridge careers education masterclass

A group of teachers from Hangzhou, China, came to Cambridge to learn about best ways to support young people at schools with their careers. Form the Future, a startup connecting schools and businesses in Cambridgeshire to help students prepare for…

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Speaking up in Chinese companies

Chinese culture usually avoids conflict, but speaking up following the failure of new product development can help future projects and yield valuable workplace lessons, says new study co-authored by Professor David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge Business School. In China,…

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Fintech in the UK and China

The Centre for Business Research (CBR) members Simon Deakin, Ding Chen, Boya Wang and Frank Stephen travelled to China in April 2017 to take part in a conference on Internet-based finance, or 'Fintech'. The conference took place in Hangzhou, the…

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Inaugural Cambridge United Summer School launches in partnership with Cambridge Judge Business School

The inaugural Cambridge United Summer School is taking place in Cambridge this summer, giving a lucky group of students a truly unique learning opportunity. The Summer School, which started on 15 July and will run to 5 August, capitalises on…

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Tearing up the innovation rulebook

Why a new approach to innovation could give Chinese companies the edge over their western rivals, says Cambridge Judge professor Peter Williamson. Think the challenge from China is all about low-cost manufacturing? Think again. A new approach to innovation, which…

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Pakistan Observer: Expectations are high as China goes to Davos

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on China’s role in the World Economic Forum 2017 that took place in Davos. Professor Williamson says there are a lot of expectations from President Xi’s visit…

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Shifting work structures in China

Chinese companies need to find new ways to manage and motivate employees as the country moves from a manufacturing to a service economy, says Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Professor David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge Business School. China's…

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