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Financial Times: Corporate succession: planning does not always pay off

Dr Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about why even qualified leaders often don’t succeed. “When it comes to corporate succession, qualities are not sufficient. High expectations can lead to let-down,” Dr…

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Vital signs

Leaders should promote ‘organisational vitality’ to create and sustain energy in employees, says article in The European Business Review by David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge. Leaders should promote “organisational vitality” in order to instil more energy and passion in employees,…

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Vital Signs

An architect in the Middle East: building bridges with the EMBA

Nada Chahadi (EMBA 2016) is an architect from the Middle East, specialising in mega-scale building projects across the region. Nada Chahadi (EMBA 2016) is an experienced architect from Lebanon, specialising in large-scale building projects that contribute to the Middle East's…

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How should aspiring leaders in accounting approach their working life?

An interview with Patrick Finnegan We asked Patrick Finnegan, Retired Board Member of the International Accounting Standards Board, and Advisor to the Cambridge Master of Accounting, for his view on what ambitious early-career professionals looking for leadership roles in accounting…

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Ideas TED: The dark side of charisma

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, says charisma matters when it comes to leadership, but people “should be aware of the power that persuasion can have on us.” Read the full article [ideas.ted.com]…

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HR Zone: The dark side of emotional intelligence

A research on emotional intelligence, co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. The research found that when a charismatic leader gives an emotional speech, the audience is…

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Le Monde: Leaders, disasters and the sense of risk

An article about business leaders and how the personal story can influence their strategic decisions. A study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, suggests that experiencing a natural disaster at…

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The psychologist who reminds us that emotions affect our working lives

Do emotions matter in the workplace? Jochen Menges, an expert in organisational behaviour, thinks they matter profoundly for employee performance and behaviour. His research into leadership reveals that charisma has both positive and negative outcomes. Being awestruck by a charismatic…

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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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From the military to Cambridge Judge

Cambridge Judge Business School has attracted quite a few people from military backgrounds, and they've learned new approaches to leadership and team dynamics that go beyond the chain of command. After six years as an officer in the US Navy,…

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