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The European Financial Review: Leadership is about making others smarter to better serve customers

David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge, co-authored an article about leadership in Chinese telecoms company Huawei. “To remain competitive as the top provider in the business, Huawei puts a strong emphasis in making a difference…

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Narcissism and downsizing

Narcissism can help liberal-leaning CEOs in pushing corporate social responsibility, but it doesn't help conservative CEOs translate their ideology into downsizing, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Narcissism (as in arrogance and entitlement) and extraversion (as…

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Xinhua Finance: Digital platforms need responsible leadership

Recent scandals in digital companies like Facebook and Badu show a lack of responsible leadership, says David De Cremer, KPGM Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge. David thinks that a mindset he calls “the innovation-only bias” has hindered entrepreneurs…

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Fierce CEO: Path to becoming CEO can take twists and turns

David Lenihan, CEO of Ponce Health Sciences University and an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2016), is interviewed about his path to becoming a CEO. David says it’s important to learn new things…

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TED Radio Hour: What role does charisma play in inspiring followers

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks on the radio about the qualities of charismatic leaders and why sometimes it's not a good thing. "Charismatic leadership may have a dark side for followers…

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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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The European Business Review: Why Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership failure was a predictable surprise

David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, says it was predictable that a big tech company like Facebook became involved in a major privacy controversy. He says many entrepreneurs working in this area often…

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Financial Times: How upstarts drive progress at Honda

Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how CEOs can communicate a change in strategy. “Ideally, the CEOs message should set aspirational targets for the company – goals that give people something meaningful to aim for,”…

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Financial Times: Corporate succession: planning does not always pay off

Dr Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about why even qualified leaders often don’t succeed. “When it comes to corporate succession, qualities are not sufficient. High expectations can lead to let-down,” Dr…

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Vital signs

Leaders should promote ‘organisational vitality’ to create and sustain energy in employees, says article in The European Business Review by David De Cremer of Cambridge Judge. Leaders should promote “organisational vitality” in order to instil more energy and passion in employees,…

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Vital Signs