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Innovation: are you picking up the signals?

30 March 2017

*/ Take a moment and think about what the word innovation means to you. Does it conjure up thoughts of ground-breaking new ideas, disruptive technologies and examples of the latest, ground-breaking tech-entrepreneur? Professor Stelios Kavadias of Cambridge Judge Business School recently addressed these questions in his ‘Making Innovation Happen’ webinar.

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Digital disruption in banking

21 March 2017

Banks may be relatively unaffected so far by digital developments in finance, but that could quickly change owing to the trust factor, argues Robert Wardrop, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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CISL: G20 Leaders issue paper contributed to by CISL

5 September 2016

CISL's Centre for Sustainable Finance was invited to serve as Knowledge Partner to the G20 Green Finance Study Group, reviewing the practice of financial institutions in integrating environmental risks into financial decision making. A paper has been published containing analysis and recommendations for the future.

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IfM: Developing successful people, capabilities and businesses

22 December 2015

Judith Shawcross, Head of Professional and Executive Development at the IfM, explains why manufacturing and technology companies need scientists, engineers and technologists who can operate at a strategic business level, work across functional divides, and integrate their technical knowledge into business planning.

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EPE News Feed

Using humour as a leadership tool

17 January 2019

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 comedian. “It can be used...Read more

Sourcing flexibility

16 January 2019

Both delivery and product financial performance can be improved through greater sourcing flexibility, shows a broad empirical study of 336 European and US manufacturing firms co-authored by Professor Feryal Erhun of Cambridge Judge Business School. Manufacturing companies frequently outsource 60 to...Read more

Top 10 reads of 2018

15 January 2019

We have long known that the News & Insight section of the Cambridge Judge Business School website attracts an audience with eclectic interests and tastes, a reflection of the many different aspects of business explored at the Business School and our many different stakeholders. As shown in the...Read more

Cost transparency – or not

14 January 2019

Companies are becoming more open about their supply chains, but costs are the last frontier. A new study co-authored by Dr Vincent Mak and Dr KC Raghabendra at Cambridge Judge looks at when a company should be more transparent about its cost of production. Companies are very eager to tell the world...Read more

Daily Mail: Mystery donor hands £500,000 worth of designer goods to online charity shop

12 January 2019

Thrift, an online marketplace for second-hand clothes, shoes and other quality goods, has received a donation from an anonymous donor that is worth more than £500,000. The donation included 150 designer dresses, 400 pairs of shoes, 75 handbags and £6,000 worth of jewellery. Jo Metcalfe, founder of...Read more