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Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses computer modelling and how underdogs at Wimbledon are boosted by the scoring system used in tennis. Dr Hope looked at the difference between a simple points-based tennis…

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New Scientist: How the weird scoring system in tennis gives underdog a boost

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather than total points – improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon. “Tennis has a weird scoring system. This leads…

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Quiet please: advantage underdog

The current tennis scoring system - point-game-set-match rather than total points - improves an underdog’s chances at Wimbledon, according to a new scoring model developed by a University of Cambridge academic known globally for climate change modelling. The scoring system…

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The Wall Street Journal: Running a team is becoming a ‘science’ for academia and the corporate world

The article in a special publication The Business of Football looks at the parallels between football and business – how are they similar and what the differences are. Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Thames victories

Two Cambridge Judge students, Finn Meeks and Olivia Coffey, were among the winning men’s and women’s rowers in this year’s Boat Race against Oxford. Two Cambridge Judge Business School students, Finn Meeks (MPhil Management, 2017) and Olivia Coffey (MBA 2017),…

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Cambridge University Women's Boat Club

The ‘choke factor’

Weightlifters and divers offer a lesson for business in risk and reward, finds research by Dr Christos Genakos of Cambridge Judge Business School. What do elite weightlifting and diving competitions have in common with top-level money management or pharmaceutical development?…

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The Telegraph: Cambridge call in Paul Gustard as they aim to end Oxford’s winning Varsity run

Cambridge head into the 135th Varsity Match against Oxford at Twickenham on Thursday with a quiet confidence that belies their six-game losing streak in the fixture. Three Cambridge Judge students are on the team: Charlie Amesbury (MSt in Social Innovation),…

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Getting down to rugby business at Twickenham

Cambridge Judge students getting ready for the Varsity Match between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham Stadium. Five students at Cambridge Judge Business School are getting ready for the annual Varsity Match rugby clashes between Cambridge and Oxford taking place at…

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Rowing to business success

Powerful but 'less obvious' lessons that Olympic athletes can teach business, from focusing on things you can control to reassessing what 'winning' really means. With the summer Olympics soon to begin in Brazil, what can business learn from world-class athletes?…

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - April 11, 2010: Lagoon is the famous inland water connected Atlantic Ocean, mecca for aquatic sports such as rowing.

Ignite pitch: Saumil Majmudar of EduSports

Can you pitch your genius business idea in the time it takes to get from the ground floor to the C-suite? Saumil Majmudar, participant on the CJBS Ignite programme, and CEO & Founder of EduSports, gives it a shot. The…

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