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West to East

State-directed capitalism rather than trade imbalance is the real US worry about China, Michael Kitson tells the Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. The state-directed nature of Chinese capitalism that allows longer-term investments is likely of greater concern…

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Assessing risk

New book Beyond Bad Apples looks at how organisations manage their risk culture, which is timely as firms examine their ethos on racial and gender issues. A new book entitled Beyond Bad Apples focuses on the role of organisations in managing…

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Economic impact

The [email protected] over five years from COVID-19 could range from $3.3 trillion to $82 trillion, says the Centre for Risk Studies. The [email protected] over the next five years from the coronavirus pandemic could range from an optimistic loss of $3.3…

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Supply chain resiliency

Will coronavirus disruptions prompt a new focus on supply chain risk and resiliency for business? A video interview with a global supply chain expert conducted by Sytske Wijnsma, a PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, was utilised in a…

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Business Weekly: Businesses must heed lessons from COVID-19 crisis, says Cambridge lecturer

Companies, bosses and governments will be forced to adapt to survive and thrive in ‘Future Businessworld’ according to Dr Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School. He says management and economic lessons need to…

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Long-term effects

Dr Philip Stiles outlines five key changes to business in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will usher in permanent changes to business. Philip Stiles, University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Environmental Journal: Businesses urged to increase their resilience to climate change

Research co-authored at the Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, shows that climate change “could add around 20 per cent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040.” The Cambridge Climate Change Business Risk Index analyses…

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Reuters: Climate change could add around $100 billion to costs of extreme weather

Climate change could add around $100 billion or 20 per cent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040, according to findings from the Cambridge Climate Change Business Risk Index. The Index co-authored at the Centre for Risk…

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BBC Radio 4: The World This Weekend

Daniel Ralph, Professor of Operations Research and Academic Director of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge, was interviewed for BBC Radio 4 about natural disasters and virus outbreaks in relation to the coronavirus outbreak in China. Professor Ralph…

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BBC Radio 4: World at One

Daniel Ralph, Professor of Operations Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, discussed global risks on the World at One programme. With a new virus spreading from China to other countries, what are the most likely and impactful risks we face…

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