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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 of Cambridge Judge Business School. Like athletes, companies "pivot" in adapting to changing circumstances. But while a bad…

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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 Williamson and Eden Yin of Cambridge Judge Business School's Cambridge Centre for Chinese Management. The cost advantage of…

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When the late Sir Paul Judge played matchmaker

A party hosted by the late Sir Paul Judge for Cambridge Judge Business School students led to a romance and two wedding ceremonies for Jelena and Jannis Angelis (PhD 1999 and 1998) – both three-day events in Vilnius and Athens.…

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Jelena nee Siraliova and Jannis Angelis

Collaborative uncoupling in business

Companies that separate through divestiture or spin-outs can benefit from continued collaboration, but negative terminology like 'split-up' and 'divorce' often get in the way, says a new study co-authored by Professor Shahzad Ansari of Cambridge Judge Business School. Popular music…

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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 refrain voiced about academic institutions is that there is too much “ivory tower” research divorced from the realities…

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Hospital IT and reputation

A new study co-authored by Stavros Polykarpou and Michael Barrett of Cambridge Judge Business School focuses on the ongoing and potentially fickle relationship between hospital IT investment and the hospital's reputation. Owing to institutional pressures including funding and organisational constraints,…

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Top 10 reads of 2018

We have long known that the News & Insight section of the Cambridge Judge Business School website attracts an audience with eclectic interests and tastes, a reflection of the many different aspects of business explored at the Business School and…

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Cost transparency – or not

Companies are becoming more open about their supply chains, but costs are the last frontier. A new study co-authored by Dr Vincent Mak and Dr KC Raghabendra at Cambridge Judge looks at when a company should be more transparent about…

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Bringing solar power to India

CEO of Orb Energy, Damian Miller talks about his mission to bring clean solar energy to developing countries. Join podcast series host Conrad Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA as we bring you a series of interviews with students,…

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Code breakers

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An 'identity buffer' makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Lionel Paolella…

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a key Islamic finance centre

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