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Fierce CEO: Path to becoming CEO can take twists and turns

David Lenihan, CEO of Ponce Health Sciences University and an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2016), is interviewed about his path to becoming a CEO. David says it’s important to learn new things…

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TED Radio Hour: What role does charisma play in inspiring followers

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks on the radio about the qualities of charismatic leaders and why sometimes it's not a good thing. "Charismatic leadership may have a dark side for followers…

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LinkedIn: You’ve got mail…… Rising Women Leaders Programme

It has been a little over a month since I returned from Cambridge from what I would call the most important experience in my professional career so far. I was fortunate to receive a scholarship for my place on the…

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The European Business Review: Why Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership failure was a predictable surprise

David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, says it was predictable that a big tech company like Facebook became involved in a major privacy controversy. He says many entrepreneurs working in this area often…

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Financial Times: How upstarts drive progress at Honda

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how CEOs can communicate a change in strategy. “Ideally, the CEOs message should set aspirational targets for the company – goals that give people something meaningful to aim for,”…

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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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