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Women on executive teams

Gender diversity on top management teams improves company performance in times of adverse firm conditions, but matters less in favourable conditions, says a new study led at Cambridge Judge Business School in advance of International Women's Day. There has long…

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Financial Times: Business School: Cultivating polymaths, MBAs look east

Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management and Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge, is featured in this week’s “Professor’s pick” column. Sucheta picked a Financial Times article entitled Millennial women are looking to peers for career…

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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

Women in tech

Why do women actively self-select out of tech sectors? Newnham College and the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School tackled the issue at a day-long seminar in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline and Microsoft. “Women are grossly under-presented in the…

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Women in private equity

New research commissioned by Level 20 finds that women now entering private equity usually come from banking and consulting, while more senior women came from diverse sectors. Banking and strategic consulting backgrounds are the most common feeder industries for women…

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Channel News Asia: Being funny at work can be good for your career

Humour can be beneficial at work, according to research co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, but there are significant differences on how men and women use it. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre, and Vanessa Marcié, alumna…

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Making the numbers count: supporting and engaging women at every career stage

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni and other researchers call for gender equality and career support for women in the workplace, and an end to "the doom and gloom narrative" over their limited numbers. Hiring more women into senior positions is the right…

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Cambridge Independent: Wo+Men’s Leadership Conference celebrates gender diversity

The annual conference, organised by the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, saw around 200 delegates attending. The theme of the conference this year was “Growing Talent: Fostering Collective Success”. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership…

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Financial Times: Being funny at work is good for business

Research co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, says humour is good for leaders as well as for staff but there are significant differences on how men and women use it. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, director of the Cambridge Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre,…

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Gender inequality in the workplace (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Statistics show that gender inequality at the workplace is pervasive, with lower pay and under-representation at top levels for women. How does this harm business, and should governments intervene? In this episode, joining podcast series host Michael Kitson, University Senior…

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