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Keys to business transformation

Six key elements typically feature in successfully transformative business models, says Harvard Business Review article by three academics at Cambridge Judge Business School. There are six key elements - including personalisation, asset-sharing and organisational agility - that typically feature in…

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A natural industriousness?

To make an impact on policy, you need to get your hands dirty, as Dr Kamal Munir, author of Pakistan's industrial policy, explains. Having an impact on politics while remaining independent of it is a challenge for any academic interested…

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Investing in 2013? Ask John Maynard Keynes

Economist John Maynard Keynes ran the endowment fund at King’s College from 1921 until his death in 1946. His highly successful approach is providing valuable insight for today’s investors. The first in-depth analysis of Keynes’ investment career, co-authored by Cambridge…

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No bangers in the UK

It’s often said that Britain’s car industry is in decline, but research from Dr Matthias Holweg suggests the real story is very different. “Britain hasn’t lost its motor industry. It has just lost its national car company,” says Dr Matthias…

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Firing the grey cells for business success

Research by Professor Alan Hughes has played a pivotal role in the rollout of the highly successful Catapult Centres, which exist to encourage collaboration between academics and entrepreneurs. The Government's decision to expand the network of UK Catapult Centres is…

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Picture perfect?

When Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012, one man was not surprised. Dr Kamal Munir explains how he predicted the companies' problems in 2005 – and how his research has much to say to technology-driven businesses. In the 1970s, the…

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Greek shoots?

Dr Christos Pitelis doesn’t just study real-world policy decisions. As an adviser to the Greek government at a time of economic and political turmoil he has seen their true impact. How can academics affect real-world policy decisions? In the case…

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Preventing the next government IT disaster

From Obamacare to Universal Credit, government has a poor record when it comes to handling major IT projects. Happily research by Dr Mark Thompson is laying the foundations of a new IT strategy which many hope will open up new…

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The Financial: Dr Jonathan Trevor invited to speak to Cambridge alumni at the British Embassy in Doha

Dr Jonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been invited by the Qatar University of Cambridge Alumni Society to give a short lecture at the British Embassy in Doha on Wednesday 5 December…

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