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Entrepreneur: Why does it take a crisis for companies to change?

Cambridge Judge alumnus Hamza Mudassir (MBA 2012) writes about change in organisations during crisis. He outlines three common breaks against change – for both companies and people: anxiety, rewards, and social status. “The three drivers discussed are a strong lesson…

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Financial Times: Why businesses need to embrace discontinuity

“Discontinuous” transformation rather than a leisurely pace of change will be needed at many businesses in the COVID-19 era, Dr Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School says in a Financial Times article. “Such radical reassessment…

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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 in its universities will propel the country forward despite the current coronavirus pandemic, says Lord Karan Bilimoria, the…

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International Business Times: Coronavirus impact on business

The [email protected] over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3 trillion under a rapid recovery scenario to $82.4 trillion in an economic depression scenario, according to the Centre for Risk Studies…

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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 has forced governments around the world to implement extreme lockdown policies. Although this has helped contain the virus,…

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Business Because: Why the world needs ethical leadership

Ethical leadership is in high demand in 2020, writes Thomas Nugent in BusinessBecause. Dr Simon Learmount, Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, says it’s important for business leaders to understand accountability: “That means understanding to whom and…

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Pro-business degrowth

Three 'degrowth' strategies can help firms pursue new opportunities while benefitting the planet, says new Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. There are three "degrowth"-oriented strategies that companies can pursue to open…

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Harvard Business Review: Why ‘de-growth’ shouldn’t scare businesses

Three ‘degrowth’ strategies can help firms pursue new opportunities while benefitting the planet, says a new Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory & Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School. The…

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The Economic Times: How CEOs can seek advice: Avoid internal advisors, surround themselves with diverse ideas

CEOs of firms facing poor financial performance consult internal advisers who are less likely to offer fresh insight, says a comprehensive study co-authored by Professor Yasemin Kor of Cambridge Judge Business School. “When CEOs seek advice more from sources cognitively…

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Metro: How a no-deal Brexit is going to affect our lives

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses what Brexit means for individuals and UK businesses, and says the new Prime Minister will be “likely to impose even more austerity to deal with the…

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