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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

Expanding horizons

22 January 2018

European online alternative finance grew 41 per cent to 7.7 billion euros in 2016, says 3rd annual European Alternative Finance Industry Benchmarking Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance . The report entitled “Expanding Horizons” indicates that online alternative finance showed...Read more

Inhibiting innovation

18 January 2018

Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos , University Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, on how the organisational structures of large companies inhibit innovation, and what you can do to buck the trend. Innovation in practice requires experimentation. With experimentation comes...Read more

Nursing the Nigerian healthcare system back to health

18 January 2018

Healthcare systems around the world face common challenges when it comes to managing the operational complexities of large scale care organisation. When you factor in global trends such as increasing populations and diminishing funds, the challenges become even more acute. The Nigerian healthcare...Read more

Cambridge Independent: Stabilising the patient and curing the ills of the NHS

17 January 2018

Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management at Cambridge Judge, comments on a growing NHS crisis, including the need for more money and better use of technology. He says that achieving transformative change will take around 10 years: “This requires a lot of change, it requires a...Read more

FT Adviser: Boost for alternative lending market

17 January 2018

A recent report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance is featured in the article. The report found that “business funding transacted for startups and small and medium-sized firms in 2016 grew by 50 per cent to £3.3 billion, from £2.2 billion in 2015.” The report estimated that around 33...Read more