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Using humour as a leadership tool

Humour is as valid a leadership tool as any other, according to research co-authored by communications professional Vanessa Marcié (EMBA 2016). "I want humour to be seen as a critical component of leadership," says Vanessa Marcié, communications professional and stand-up…

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Using humour as a leadership tool

“Doing” management the Cambridge way

The Cambridge MBA can claim a unique approach to teaching the "doing" of management with its Management Praxis course. Faculty and candidates explain why. Dr Matthew Jones Cambridge places a unique value on Management Praxis (MP) on the MBA programme.…

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Doing management the Cambridge way

Regenerating BBC Television Centre

Hiroshi Hisada (EMBA 2017) is working on regenerating London’s BBC Television Centre into a new residential and business quarter. In 1960, the BBC opened Television Centre in London, the first purpose-built television studio of its kind in the world. Over…

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BBC Television Centre

Five key lessons on sport and business

Cambridge Judge Business School academics share their thoughts in advance of the big Varsity rugby matches between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham. Nick Koster (Social Innovation 2017), CURFC Captain at the Varsity Match 2018. Business and sport have much in…

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The European Business Review: Smile, smile and be a leader? Differences in male and female leaders’ use of humour

Being funny at work is good for business, but male and female leaders use humour differently, according to a paper co-authored by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Bhsiness School and Vanessa Marcié, alumna of Executive…

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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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