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Learning to lead

As more and more is demanded of leaders in a complex and unpredictable world, what should you bear in mind as you develop your own leadership style? We asked a member of faculty, an alumnus, an MBA candidate and a…

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The Economic Times of India: ‘Stuck in the past? New CEOs often try to transfer previous company’s culture’

The article co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, examines how leaders transfer culture from their previous companies and this leads to bad decisions. “Leaders’ past cultural experiences colour what…

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Stuck in the past

New CEOs and other leaders transfer culture from their previous jobs and this can 'blindside' them into proposing obsolete solutions to new problems, says a study authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, published in the Academy of Management Journal. In…

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Andi Davids, Strategy Director on award-winning BBC Two rebrand, joins new creative agency

Andi Davids (EMBA 2015) is providing strategic leadership at a London-based creative agency Recent Cambridge Executive MBA graduate Andi Davids has taken on a new role at Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR), a London-based design-led creative agency. Andi leads a team…

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East Anglia in Business: Improving your leadership through humour

Dr Vanessa Marcié, CEO of Leading With Humour and an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2016), talks about the impact of humour as a powerful leadership tool. By using humour Vanessa aims to improve people’s performance, relationships and…

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Charting the right leadership course

When Paul Thompson, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Radio New Zealand, realised he need to sharpen his leadership skills, he looked no further than the Cambridge Advanced Leadership Programme (ALP). By Paul Thompson, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of RNZ Leading an organisation…

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The European Business Review: Deep engagement: Where thought leadership and subject expertise meet

In the European Business Review article Dr Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, shares his views on how CJBS combines research excellence and practice expertise to meet the demands of business. “I think leaders need…

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Leadership (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

What is effective leadership in business and politics, and how can leadership be inclusive rather than divisive? L-R: Simon Learmount, Thomas Roulet, Michael Kitson In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge…

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Cambridge Independent: Cath Kidston at fifth Wo+Men’s Leadership conference

The fifth annual Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre conference at Cambridge Judge Business School saw 150 people attending talks and workshops. The theme of the conference was “Building Balance” and focused on gender diversity and better work-life balance. Keynote speakers Cath Kidston,…

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Financial Times: Mind the gap: Business schools help women break the glass ceiling

The Executive Education programme, Cambridge Rising Women Leaders, seeks to help women overcome some of the obstacles they face when entering the workplace. Academic Programme Director for the programme Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management and Director of the…

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