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The value of failure: creativity in business

Thomas Edison was famous for saying "I have not failed 10,000 times. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." It’s the lightbulb moment that many individuals seek, but how can creativity help business practice and why should good…

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Developing your personal leadership style

The concept of Individualised Personal Development, often referred to as 'coaching', now forms a critical focus at the end of week two of the Cambridge Advanced Leadership Programme. Four of the delegates of the November cohort of the ALP got…

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The Guardian: Wreck of Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour ‘discovered’ off US coast

Kevin Sumtion, director of the Australian National Maritime Museum and alumnus of the Executive Education programme at Cambridge Judge (ALP 2013), comments on the wreckage of (possibly) the famous ship off Newport, Rhode Island. “It’s not definitive that this is…

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Taking a broader look at management

Simon Bradbeer, Director of Research, Development & Innovation at Gatic, came to the Cambridge General Management Programme looking to get an introduction to general management, after being selected as potential business leader of the future by his organisation’s CEO. He…

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The power of peer learning in Executive Education

Part of the strength of the Cambridge Judge Business School learning experience is the opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions with your peers – a process which three of our most recent Advanced Leadership Programme cohort found particularly useful... Vikas…

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Family Office Magazine: All in the family

Cambridge Judge Executive Education is to launch a new a new programme on Responsible Family Business & Wealth Ownership. The programme starting in October 2018 will focus on issues ranging from family company ownership to succession to passive wealth management.…

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Building a team for the digital age

Ahead of his masterclass presentation at the upcoming Beyond HR conference in Amsterdam this week, Cambridge Judge Business School Senior Lecturer Mark Thompson considers the implications of digital disruption and the ambidextrous approach to team building. When Klaus Schwab, founder…

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What’s the value of business learning?

For a senior executive who has already found success in their field, what's the draw of Executive Education – why go down the further learning path? That was the question a cohort of participants on our recent General Management Programme…

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LinkedIn: You’ve got mail…… Rising Women Leaders Programme

It has been a little over a month since I returned from Cambridge from what I would call the most important experience in my professional career so far. I was fortunate to receive a scholarship for my place on the…

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Closing the productivity gap through process excellence

The Bank of England's Chief Economist recently commented that just as "most car owners believe they are above average drivers, most companies might well believe they have above average levels of productivity". If the current 'productivity crisis' in the UK…

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A multi-ethnic group of business associates are working on a creative design board in the boardroom. They are mind mapping with post it notes.