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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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Lifting, not drifting

'Mission drift' need not be negative and can help an organisation widen its initial focus productively, Dr Matthew Grimes of Cambridge Judge Business School argues in an article in financial magazine Barron's. Dr Matthew Grimes The term "mission drift" may…

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Lifting, not drifting

The key to managing transition: lessons from Twickenham

What are the keys to managing transition within an organisation? At a lunchtime seminar between the men's and women's Varsity rugby matches at Twickenham on 6 December, Dr Allègre Hadida of Cambridge Judge Business School outlined how the mission, vision…

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The key to managing transition - Nick Koster

Five key lessons on sport and business

Cambridge Judge Business School academics share their thoughts in advance of the big Varsity rugby matches between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham. Nick Koster (Social Innovation 2017), CURFC Captain at the Varsity Match 2018. Business and sport have much in…

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Tradition, technology and culture change

The University of Cambridge is immersed in over 800 years of rich history. Cambridge scholars pioneered new interpretations of scripture, identified the building blocks of life, the origins of the universe and the origins of man. They invented the computer…

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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 Judge academic. Managing change in an SME is no small undertaking – but it's one that (in contrast…

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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. Organisational change initiated by middle managers engenders higher employee support than change launched by top management, and particularly…

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Anne Bouverot, GSMA: Transparency is paramount in organisational change

Director General of the GSMA, Anne Bouverot, stressed the importance of 'transparency' in dealing with staff involved in merged companies when she addressed MBA students in her Cambridge Leadership Seminar. GSMA is the Groupe Speciale Mobile Association - an alliance…

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New transformational leadership drives change

A new form of leadership is emerging driven by the demand to meet increased complexities and pace of change across operating environments as organisations compete for value. The new category demands leaders with ‘transformational’ skills and capabilities. According to Dr…

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New transformational leadership drives change

A new form of leadership is emerging driven by the demand to meet increased complexities and pace of change across operating environments as organisations compete for value. The new category demands leaders with ‘transformational’ skills and capabilities. According to Dr…

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