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Michael Kitson

The search for profitability and business success in the private and public sector

'So, where should our business leaders begin?' Searching for profitability and business success in the private and public sector In a new 40 minute radio documentary podcast Cambridge Judge Business School explores how managers in the private and public sector…

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It’s the economy, stupid

Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the effectiveness of the economic policies of the three main parties to continue Britain's recovery. He warns of the dangers of a quick deficit cut, why the…

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Does the balance of payments matter?

The UK is in the red, we've borrowed and borrowed, and continue to do so, but Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, warns it can't go on. We must get the balance of payments to balance again and…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2009

22,000 academics speak: results from the largest survey of academics 20 October 2009 On 20 October 2009 the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~IRC) launched the results of the latest CBR research on how British academics interact with businesses and other…

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Shape of things to come

According to Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School, the recession will be deeply protracted and U-shaped, not W-shaped as some are forecasting, leaving permanent scars on the economy in the form of lost economic capacity.…

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Shape of things to come

Times Higher Education: ‘Myth’ of ivory tower under siege as survey shows industry links are strong

The notion of the ivory tower is under threat as academics embrace links with industry as a central tenet of their profession - and not just in the hard sciences. The largest survey of academic engagement with business has found…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2008

Innovation systems, innovation policy and the future of university-industry knowledge exchange 7 August 2008 On 14 August 2008 Professor Alan Hughes will be giving a public lecture presented by the National Academies Forum at the John Curtin School of Medical…

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University-business links are about more than technology transfers

In the battle for new ideas, many businesses gain valuable insights and new research from their links with universities. Business parks, academic consultants and technology transfers, for example, all play a part in helping businesses compete. But what determines which…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2007

The contribution of services and other sectors to Australian productivity growth 1980-2004 30 November 2007 A new report by the CBR, commissioned by the Australian Business Foundation, looks at Australia's productivity performance from 1980 to 2004. There has been a…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2006

What helps business absorb knowledge and does this capacity vary across the regions of the UK? 1 December 2006 New research findings will be presented by Michael Kitson, Research Associate of the Centre for Business Research and University Lecturer in…

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