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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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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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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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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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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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Teaming up

Coronavirus brings partner ecosystems to the fore, writes Professor Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Commenting on the challenge of COVID-19 …

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Mother of adaptability

We need to take advantage of this crisis-fueled breakthrough to fully tap technology, says Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat.  It’s said that “necessity is the …

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Better video chat

Six ways to improve video conferencing interactions for you and your team, by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge …

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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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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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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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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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Feeling the heat

Dr Chris Hope on the 2018 heatwave and how a climate change tax could significantly reduce global warming. Scientists say that the …

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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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China in their hands

The annual Sanya Forum starts this week, and a Cambridge Judge Business School delegation will lead discussions aimed at informing the future …

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The world economy in 2050

What will the world’s economy look like in 2050? Michael Kitson, Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, says …

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