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Think about how we think

Pandemic shows that organisational scholars need to see the world as systems of interdependent activity rather than individual entities, says Professor Jennifer …

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Film and energy

Using Bollywood films to examine energy and household appliance use across four decades in India. Energy studies are often highly technical. A …

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Shaping the future

Visiting Fellow Hamza Mudassir featured in Entrepreneur magazine issue on entrepreneurial ingenuity. A Visiting Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, Hamza Mudassir, …

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COVID-19 and SME growth

How are small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) tackling new challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus)? A recent Enterprise Tuesday event discussed how to …

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More with less

Coronavirus pandemic has boosted frugal innovation around the world in both developed and developing countries, says Professor Jaideep Prabhu, in a webinar …

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Broadening perspectives

The contributions of black business and management leaders is the focus of the latest Social Innovation Think Tank webinar at Cambridge Judge.  …

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Corporate wrongdoing

Management research can prove relevance by studying corporate corruption during economic downturn, says new study co-authored by Professor Shaz Ansari. Economic downturns …

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Gender and diversity

Paper by Yeun Joon Kim and Yingyue Luan of Cambridge Judge wins Faculty Transnational Research Award of the Academy of Management. A …

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Regulatory dilemma

Policymakers face a big test on whether to support fintechs given increased competition from big tech and incumbent banks says Dr Robert …

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Slow recovery

Dr Kamiar Mohaddes says the pandemic’s economic situation is ‘really different’ from past crises in that the combination of supply, demand, and …

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Subtle derision

Book by Executive Education (2013) alumnus Raghav Chandra looks at the ‘abstract’ pain facing Indian women. Raghav Chandra, an alumnus of Executive …

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. Governments should …

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Venturing forth: mine&make

Automotive engineer Gauthier Boisdequin turned to entrepreneurship after studying for his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge: mine&make seeks new applications and new …

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Counting issues

Coronavirus deaths and swelling public sector debt share a data-quality problem, writes Dr Marion Boisseau-Sierra, University Lecturer in Accounting at Cambridge Judge. …

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Startup innovation boost

£100,000-plus Innovate UK boost for two cutting-edge startups. The UK government recently announced that 800 innovative businesses and startups are set to …

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Quicker response in a crisis

“Frugal innovation” can help governments respond better to the COVID-19 pandemic, says article co-authored by Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Stanford Social Innovation …

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High aspirations

Melony Mahaarachchi, an MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2019), helped design the NASA Mars Rover project due to launch …

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Leadership lessons

As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord Browne. The fact that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) …

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MIINT prize

Cambridge MBA students win competition award for Oxwash for serving NHS staff during the pandemic. A team of Cambridge MBA students recently …

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West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre …

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos on racial …

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Teaming up

Cambridge MBA alumni reunite to help provide COVID-19 information through the World Health Organization. A partnership between Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) …

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Raising red flags

Government grant for cybersecurity startup ThinkCyber. The ThinkCyber startup co-founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Tim Ward (PGDE 2016) was awarded …

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An unexpected legacy

The late Helene Desiree Peatfield leaves an unexpected legacy at Cambridge Judge Business School. In March 2019, Cambridge Judge received some unexpected …

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Climate change

The Paris Agreement has no national quotas on CO2 removal, and new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner says that must be addressed. The Paris Agreement …

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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 …

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Double whammy

Health crisis from pandemic worsens economic issues in Middle East and Northern Africa, says Dr Kamiar Mohaddes. The health crisis from the …

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PPE collaboration

Two Cambridge Executive MBA alumni help lead an appeal to raise funds to provide high-grade personal protective equipment. An appeal to raise …

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Manhattan Project?

A “multiple-shots-on-goal” approach is needed to find coronavirus drugs, Cambridge Judge academics say in California Management Review. A many-shots-on-goal approach – not command and control – will most effectively develop vaccines and treatments for …

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Low returns

The next generation will face real investment returns of only two per cent based on historical data, says Professor Elroy Dimson. The …

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Accelerating through crisis

How are Accelerate Cambridge startups adjusting in the current climate? Entrepreneurs supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre are adjusting their …

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Drug trials

An Executive MBA alumnus, Dr Rav Seeruthun, heads a Roche team that has developed a drug being tested to fight COVID-19.  Dr Rav Seeruthun (EMBA 2013) …

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Leadership lessons

Universities will propel the country forward after the pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria. The innovation and creativity of the United Kingdom as reflected …

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Cultural shift

Organisational culture is a “tool” for social change, says new article co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. Organisations can help employees navigate their …

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Growth recognition

Cambridge Healthcare Research, co-founded by Cambridge MBA alumnus Max Rubin (MBA 2010), awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Cambridge Healthcare Research Ltd, a …

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Society before profit

Tech industry patent scheme is model for coronavirus vaccines, says Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Reader in Finance. The race to find a vaccine …

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Stock market volatility

Market volatility to COVID-19 crisis second only to 1987 stock market crash over past 120 years. Stock market volatility during the COVID-19 …

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Leadership lessons

Leaders facing tough times can draw on a three-step plan, says Dean Christoph Loch.  Leaders of organisations facing big challenges such as the coronavirus crisis can follow …

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Community effort

60,000 face shields for NHS hospitals. Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are taking part in a volunteer effort to produce thousands of …

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Market integrity

Study on insider trading is relevant to coronavirus bailouts. The last big economic bailout in the United States was the $700 billion …

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Seven cashflow strategies

Practical ideas for businesses to remain resilient in the challenging COVID-19 economic environment from Max Montgomery (MBA 2019). The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic …

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MSt in Entrepreneurship

Cambridge Judge student ventures pivot through the coronavirus crisis. Many startup firms, like many large companies, have adjusted their operations in response …

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Lasting imprint

This is the time to channel our COVID-19 compassion into sustainable solutions, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory & Information …

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Enterprising vision

Why it’s so important to see beyond a crisis and what we can learn from enterprising people, by Bruno Cotta, Director of the …

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Think tank honours

Jan Lodge, a PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, is named a member of the ThinkTank30 of the Club of Rome …

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Lessons from prison

How prisoners’ coping strategies for loneliness and isolation can help those in coronavirus lockdown writes Jan Lodge, PhD Candidate in Organisational Theory …

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Voluntary exposure

An alternative idea to social distancing from policy modeller Dr Chris Hope. A new working paper by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader …

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Juggling appointments

Andreas Adamides, an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2009), developed CatchApp to enable busy people to arrange their …

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Systematic success

Companies can meet the challenge of disruptive innovation by adopting a new “ecosystem” strategy, says Professor Peter Williamson. Companies can meet the …

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Alcohol shift

An alumnus of Cambridge Judge Business School, Ashwin Balivada (MBA 2015), is producing free hand sanitiser in Goa, India on production lines …

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Wait and see

It will take a while to see how the current stock market downturn rivals historical crashes, says Professor Elroy Dimson in a …

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Community building

Civic crowdfunding platforms can be valuable during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, says Dr Matthew Grimes, Reader in Organisational Theory and Information Systems. …

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Long-term effects

Dr Philip Stiles outlines five key changes to business in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will usher …

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Prospective bias

A ‘prospective’ motherhood penalty holds women back in the workplace regardless of their actual motherhood status, says new study from Cambridge Judge …

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Criticism and creativity

Bosses have thicker skin than assumed, so companies can boost performance by encouraging negative feedback of superiors by staff, says study co-authored …

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Venturing forth: soundpiece

An entrepreneur, currently studying for the Masters in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, hopes to inspire people to create beautiful music …

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Divest or engage?

There is ‘disquieting’ evidence that environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics differ considerably among rating firms, says new paper led by the …

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Venturing Forth: Bighous

An entrepreneur on the Master of Studies in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School ‘recycles’ distressed properties and brings them back as …

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Art collector Keynes

Study based at Cambridge Judge Business School shows John Maynard Keynes made ‘extraordinary’ returns as a collector of Picasso, Matisse and other …

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‘Distinguished’ research

Dr Marion Boisseau-Sierra of Cambridge Judge Business School awarded “Young Researcher” Prize by the Dauphine Foundation of Paris Dauphine University for her …

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Fintech flexes its muscles

Fintech is deeply impacting the finance world, challenging orthodoxies and offering customers innovative ways to manage and maximise their finances. CJBS Faculty …

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Venturing forth: ET-traps

A biotech entrepreneurial weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School kickstarted a venture that seeks to tackle diabetes through a novel treatment. Dr …

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Platforms for the people

Civic crowdfunding now finances civic infrastructure, but these platforms must navigate tension between growth and their social mission, says a study co-authored …

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Seven decades on

A study at Cambridge Judge Business School examines how Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) housing associations in England developed and evolved since …

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160cc wanderlust

Cambridge MBA alumnus Kirk Wilson (MBA 2007) was riding high in his career, but shifted gears with a 20,000-mile motorcycle ride around …

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Circular secondment

Cambridge Judge students work with companies in Poland, Cyprus and Belgium in a 1.7 million euro (£1.5 million) European Union project on …

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Entrepreneurial myths

An astrophysicist by training, Dr Ghina Halabi often shoots down tall tales about outer space. Now Programme Director of EnterpriseWOMEN at Cambridge …

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Oil & economics

New book co-edited by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School says stronger institutions can help oil-rich Arab countries avoid the …

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Bias in diversity

Diversity on key corporate committees is supposed to produce better decisions. But a study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that diverse …

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Regulatory momentum

Global regulation of online alternative finance will increase over the next two years, says fintech research by the World Bank and the …

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Pharma journey

From Greece to Scotland Yard to providing drugs for clinical trials: Cambridge MBA alumna Vanessa Dekou (MBA 2002) built a global pharma …

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A bit fuzzy

Vague versus specific: when it comes to communicating with direct reports, senior leaders shouldn’t always seek greater specificity, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat …

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A shared direction

As Michael Kitson succeeds Dr Jane Davies as Director of the Cambridge MBA programme this autumn, they discuss teamwork, the Cambridge ecosystem, …

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UK law firms

Gender diversity, but not compensation disparity, pushes elite UK law firms toward the adoption of “non-equity partnerships”, finds new study co-authored at …

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Recall response time

Speed is crucial when tainted food products are recalled. A new study co-authored by Dr Benn Lawson of Cambridge Judge Business School …

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AI in healthcare

Razvan Ionasec (EMBA 2018) has been a computer buff since his childhood in Romania. His team at Siemens has now developed an …

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Sequential search

Two heads are not better than one: a new study co-authored by Dr Vincent Mak of Cambridge Judge Business School questions whether …

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Stuck in the past

New CEOs and other leaders transfer culture from their previous jobs and this can ‘blindside’ them into proposing obsolete solutions to new …

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Lodging by design

Sébastien Long, an Executive MBA graduate (EMBA 2016) of Cambridge Judge Business School, launches lodging business Lodgeur focusing on interior design. Conventional …

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200 years later

A research symposium on human trafficking, co-ordinated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, looks at refugees, recruitment, routes and other troublesome …

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Ordeal & risk

Childhood trauma from a parent’s death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life, finds a …

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Spread the innovation around

The UK economy needs greater diffusion of innovation, not just new inventions. By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at …

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Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a ‘vicious circle’ of weaker institutions and increased incentives, says …

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The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses when there …

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Purposeful economics

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England, was the guest speaker at the ‘Purpose of Finance’ series of the Master …

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Effective engagement

Investor engagement on environmental, social and governance issues were examined at a conference organised by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at …

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Electrical risk

A new study on ‘cyber-physical’ attacks on London’s electricity network examines the relationship between economic damage and the number of substations. In …

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Pivoting successfully

New ventures need to ‘pivot’ gracefully to avoid alienating their initial user community, says a new study co-authored by Professor Paul Tracey …

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Food fight

Shopping trends mean blocking the big Sainsbury’s-Asda merger may not protect customers, says Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge Business School. The …

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Drifting effectively

The term “mission drift” is invariably used in a negative sense, but a new study co-authored by Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge …

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China cost innovation

Unconventional organisational processes, not only lower-cost talent, have led to cost innovation among Chinese companies, says a new study co-authored by Peter …

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Separate and concentrate

Mortality rates would decline if hospitals had separate units for routine and complex procedures along with more effective routing of patients, says …

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InnoFrugal UK – Mark II

The second edition of the InnoFrugal UK conference focused on advancing the circular economy and frugal innovation. Two Cambridge Judge academics, Professor …

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Women on executive teams

Gender diversity on top management teams improves company performance in times of adverse firm conditions, but matters less in favourable conditions, says …

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Sustainable fashion

Cambridge Judge alumni talk about challenges and opportunities in creating fashion that is sustainable and environmentally friendly. With Fashion Week events in …

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Unsettling research

No ivory tower here: how academics are affected by research in unsettling contexts like refugee camps, prisons and rape-crisis centres. A frequent …

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Early-stage technology

Acceptance of market ‘ambiguity’ can lead to successful commercialisation of early-stage technology by identifying partners and broader potential uses, says a new …

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Sourcing flexibility

Both delivery and product financial performance can be improved through greater sourcing flexibility, shows a broad empirical study of 336 European and …

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Marketing on the fly

A new study co-authored by Dr Allègre Hadida of Cambridge Judge Business School identifies three different types of temporary marketing organisations and …

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Preoccupied firm directors

One-fifth of independent directors are ‘distracted’ each year by various issues, and this harms firm valuation, operating performance and M&A deal profitability, …

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Venturing forth: Solv3D

‘Translating’ raw laser data into meaningful information. Paul Chernik, who recently began on the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, …

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Beneficial wrongdoing

Negative media coverage of investment bank conduct around the financial crisis actually increased their likelihood of IPO invitations because it signalled shared …

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Black History Month

Dr Othman Cole of Cambridge Judge Business School speaks about the “resource curse” afflicting some developing countries, and how to reform public-private …

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Identity matters

Ken Banks was appointed a Visiting Fellow in Marketing in 2018, and is currently Head of Social Impact at London-based digital identity …

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Circular economy

A special issue of Thunderbird International Business Review is guest-edited by Dr Khaled Soufani and two others associated with the Circular Economy …

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Fog computing

Paper co-authored by Professor Shahzad Ansari of Cambridge Judge, honoured by the Strategic Management Society at its annual conference, looks at how …

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Debt versus equity

Study co-authored by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge Business School examines why some firms go public through initial public debt offerings …

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Algorithms & work

The implications of learning algorithms in the workplace pose difficult issues of control and morality. Dr Stella Pachidi of Cambridge Judge Business …

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Narcissism and downsizing

Narcissism can help liberal-leaning CEOs in pushing corporate social responsibility, but it doesn’t help conservative CEOs translate their ideology into downsizing, says …

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Technology and turf

3D printing holds great potential for hospitals, but a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School cautions that such tech advances also …

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Egyptian social enterprise

Egypt’s new law restricting non-governmental organisations has created an opportunity for social enterprises to fill the void, says Isabel Brüggemann, PhD candidate …

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Tips for ventures

Experts discuss how startup ventures can avoid fundraising pitfalls at Enterprise Tuesday event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Entrepreneurship has always been …

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Carbon price floor

The European Union should adopt a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to boost low-carbon investment, says a new paper …

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Ten years on

The Cambridge Judge Master of Finance (MFin) class of 2008: where are they now? The Master of Finance (MFin) programme at Cambridge …

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Venturing forth: Crayfish

Cambridge MBA alumna founded an online platform that connects qualified bilingual talent to companies aiming to do business with China. Ting Zhang, …

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Only timeline will tell

Rivals are lulled into retaliatory inaction through vague or distant timelines in company press releases, particularly if repeated frequently, finds new study …

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Healthcare digital disruption

Corporations should team up with more flexible startups to drive digital transformation of healthcare, says new paper stemming from collaboration between Cambridge …

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Frugal innovation

Professor Jaideep Prabhu says that doing more with less makes sense – whatever your location. On 26 January 2001, an earthquake of …

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Corporate risk

From a risk perspective, the past decade has been traumatic, from the global financial crisis to election shocks of tectonic proportions. Professor …

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Fish out of water

New study co-authored by Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge Business School says new ventures obtain ‘legitimacy’ not through one-off activity but …

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Bank default measurement

Study co-authored by Professor Turalay Kenc, a Pembroke Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Judge Business School, develops a new model to measure bank …

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Chinese economic growth

A new study co-authored by Professor Peter Williamson and Simon Hoenderop of Cambridge Judge calls for an alternative ‘bottom-up’ index to measure …

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Expanding medical education

Executive MBA participant David Lenihan seeks to transform medical education to address a severe shortage of healthcare workers, using a once-struggling medical …

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Employee burnout risk

Many highly engaged employees are also exhausted and ready to leave their organisations, finds study of 1,085 US workers co-authored by Dr …

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The company you keep

‘We’re sponsoring what?’ Corporate sponsorship affects how employees view their firm and self, and the results can be surprising, finds new study …

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Business and arts

Jeremy Newton, CEO of the education charity Children & the Arts and a Cambridge Judge Fellow who leads the Culture, Arts & …

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Education catapult

Professor Mark Esposito, a Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that new technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence could play …

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Ship-shape collaboration

Cambridge Judge Business School alumni link up to help digital shipping exchange NYSHEX cruise ahead with $13 million in new funding. Connections …

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Central banks branch out

Central banks undertake ‘gradual but definite expansion’ of investment activities that look beyond their traditional boundaries, says report by BNY Mellon in …

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Legal project advice

Six key insights on legal project management are offered by Dr Kishore Sengupta, Director of Executive Education and Reader in Operations Management …

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Cyber federalism

Dr Edward Oughton looks at protecting critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks. Infrastructure expert Dr Edward Oughton of Cambridge Judge Business School …

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Beyond fixed price tags

Buyers have a choice in what they pay owing to ‘participative pricing’ such as online auctions and pay-what-you-want music albums. A new …

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Cyber scholarship

A journal article on permafrost thaw – co-authored in Cambridge and Colorado – began with a tweet and ended with an email, …

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Executive pay survey

New research by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge looks at CEO compensation theory and practice, drawing on academic literature over many …

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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 …

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The competition contagion

Does the mere presence of a competition change the behaviour of individuals, even when not officially competing? New research suggests the ‘competition …

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Tackling inequality

The institutional and organisational arrangements that reinforce and perpetuate economic inequality over time need to be better understood in order to tackle …

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Greener chemistry

The ‘green chemistry’ movement to reduce health, safety and environmental impacts has made some progress – but has also met resistance from …

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Consistency over speed

As the UK moves towards new 5G mobile technology, a study at Cambridge Judge Business School urges modest yet reliable mobile broadband …

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Terrorism and CEO pay

CEOs at firms near terrorist attacks earn 8.8 per cent “compensation premium” over CEOs employed far from attacks, finds new study co-authored …

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Venturing forth: livil

Startup founded by Cambridge MBA alumnus helps to make office work online easier. In the pre-Internet age, “multi-tasking” was often pretty modest …

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Change management in SMEs

Communication skills in small and medium sized businesses are essential to navigate turbulent environments, according to a new study from a Cambridge …

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From EMBA to carbon cables

A project to develop lightweight carbon nanomaterials in airplanes and other transport, which originated as an Executive MBA consulting project at Cambridge …

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The heat is on

Higher temperatures boost voter turnout and helps the incumbent party, finds study based on temperature, turnout and results in each US state …

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Venturing forth: Thrift

Venture by Cambridge Judge alumnus takes the hassle out of donating unwanted apparel while rewarding donors with online credit. Many people have …

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Family ties

Stuck in a boring job? Doing it for your family can make it meaningful, finds study co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of …

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Company board connections

Companies increase both R&D and patenting activity if they have directors who ‘interlock’ with other companies, says new study co-authored at Cambridge …

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Making a difference

The international development sector contains a huge range of opportunities in a sphere with great job satisfaction. But it’s also highly competitive. …

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Brexit and energy

Britain can play the role of an innovative ‘California’ in addressing European energy policy issues post-Brexit, says Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge …

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Is your wine worth it?

When it comes to pricing, quality and customer expectation both matter, finds a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School that focuses …

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The price isn’t right

Offers by retailers to ‘beat the price’ of rivals, while costly, are no more effective than ‘price-matching’ offers, says new academic study. …

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Cyber risks

The loss of sensitive information gets all the headlines, but lesser-known threats from cyber attacks also deserve attention, say risk experts at …

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Severe space weather

The daily US economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could total more than $40 billion, with more than half the loss …

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Middle managers matter

Change initiated by middle managers rather than top managers wins greater employee support, says new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. …

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Work for good

Venture begun by Cambridge MBA alumnus Rupert Pick helps simplify business donations to charities. There are more than 195,000 charities in the …

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A fair polish on diamonds

Cambridge Judge alumnus Tim Ingle co-founded a jewellery company that tells customers where and under what conditions their diamonds and other precious …

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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’ …

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Brains and machines

Elisabetta Osta, Managing Director for Information, Insights and Innovation at Barclays and a Visiting Fellow in Marketing at Cambridge Judge, talks about …

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Predicting crisis

‘Incident Dashboard’ helps Barclays predict whether incidents may snowball into big issues, as discussed at Cambridge Trust in Banking conference. Just about …

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A world in flux

Dame Sandra Dawson, Professor Emeritus of Management Studies at the University of Cambridge Law and lawyers are on the move. From nomadic …

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