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Financial Director: ArcelorMittal tight-lipped on CEO’s board attendance

Dr Simon Learmount, Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on board meetings and corporate governance. “In principle, directors need to make sure they are being transparent to shareholders, whether they recuse themselves or at least make…

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Corporate governance (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

How have the concepts of corporate governance evolved, and are they fit for purpose in this disruptive era? L-R: Simon Learmount, Shaz Ansari, Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Michael Kitson In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International…

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Board Agenda: Could Japan’s governance be improving?

Japan introduced a corporate governance code in 2015, but critics say more needs to be done. Dr John Buchanan, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School, says although implementation of corporate governance at larger corporations…

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Pearl Initiative to offer executive education programme in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School

The programme will focus on corporate governance and effective board leadership for private sector C-suite executives and will take place over intensive two-day sessions in Dubai and Riyadh. The programme is to be led by prominent subject expert, CJBS's Dr…

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Averting the next crisis: why some banks are taking a revolutionary approach to training

Sir Paul Tucker, chairman of the Systemic Risk Council and former deputy governor of the Bank of England, thinks central bankers will need to be experts in both financial economic and macroeconomics to protect the global economy from a future…

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The real corporate tax scandal

Western governments have finally begun to pay close attention to tax avoidance by multinational corporations in rich countries. But where, Cambridge Judge Business School's Professor Paul Tracey asks, does that leave poor countries, where the effect is arguably much more…

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Financial Times: Courses on ethics needed in China

Journalist Mike Bastin writes that students in China are "not being taught enough about corporate governance and social responsibility", and investigates which business schools in the UK are teaching business ethics. Cambridge Judge Business School is one of the few…

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The National: Starting up a culture of good corporate governance

Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises and Chairman of the Alumni Council at Cambridge Judge Business School, provides practical advice on developing a culture of good corporate governance at the helm of a start-up to enhance growth and resilience. Read…

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Want to avoid another Rana Plaza? Pay more for your clothes

On the anniversary of the collapse of Bangladeshi garment factory Rana Plaza, in which 1,129 people died, Dr Kamal Munir says the West needs to re-think its addiction to cheap clothing - and the East its attitude to regulation. In…

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Six reasons why … good bankers will always turn bad

They want to be good, they promise to be good, but will they be good? Cambridge Judge Business School faculty Professor Raghavendra Rau, Dr Bang Dang Nguyen and Dr Pedro Saffi explore six reasons why, whether it's retail or investment,…

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