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People Management: Employees waste nearly 13 days a year in ‘unproductive’ meetings, survey finds

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on how to get the most from organisational meetings. “As organisations are increasingly concerned with how democratic they are, they want to be sure everyone…

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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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Two human hands. Connection structure. Business concept. 3D vector illustration.

Is there a crisis in pay? Alumni and guests invited to special lecture at Cambridge Judge

A crisis in pay will be the subject of a special lecture to be given at Cambridge Judge Business School as part of the University of Cambridge Alumni Festival 2014. A crisis in pay will be the subject of a…

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HR Magazine: Three development myths that undermine business success

How can a company achieve enduring success through the power of its employees? Recruitment of good people is the ticket for entry into the market. Effective retention safeguards this initial investment and secures performance…. Quentin Millington, FlnstLM (pictured) supports multinationals…

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Beyond efficiency

Hierarchical, bureaucratic, stable structures and workforce efficiency are things of the past; survival and future growth, underpinned by a liberation of talent, are now the key drivers The traditional, bureaucratic organisation based on execution and efficiency is being replaced by…

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Beyond efficiency

Cutting the mustard

Research suggests that many employees feel their leaders are not up to their jobs. But just what does effective leadership looks like in the current financial environment? A change in traditional autocratic leadership styles to organic, network-based management is being…

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Cutting the mustard

Reputation and redundancies

Why a benign and caring approach to making employees redundant can have a significant positive impact on your brand In a new podcast interview for Cambridge Judge Business School's expert comment series Dr Philip Stiles, Co-Director of the Centre for…

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Dr Philip Stiles

You’re fired!

Lifting the burden of regulation on business might make the UK more competitive, but further changes could have an adverse impact on our knowledge economy In a new podcast interview for Cambridge Judge Business School's expert comment series, Simon Deakin,…

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Professor Simon Deakin

The human cost of slashing public spending

What are the consequences for both society and the country's economic recovery? Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School have raised concerns about whether the size and speed of Chancellor George Osborne's cuts will dampen the economic recovery and whether volunteers…

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Cutting public spending

Are virtual teams the future?

In the brave new world of work employees may be less reliant on employers to offer a secure future and more reliant on their own commitment. The enterprising will succeed, says Dr Jonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations…

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