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Cutting-edge expert commentary, analysis and business insights on the HR and organisational issues of the day from Cambridge Judge Business School's global faculty, associates and guest speakers.

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Cutting-edge expert commentary, analysis and business insights on the HR and organisational issues of the day from Cambridge Judge Business School's global faculty, associates and guest speakers.

    Amazon rowers to brave hostage takers, uninhabited jungle and waterborne parasites

    Amazon rowers to brave hostage takers, uninhabited jungle and waterborne parasites

    "The boat could be regarded as a bright yellow cash machine floating past." Mark de Rond puts kidnap and being taken hostage above fast-flowing debris and waterborne parasites as he and fellow rower Anton Wright get set to row the River Amazon without support.

    • 12 min
    Reward at work strategies for Cambridge summit

    Reward at work strategies for Cambridge summit

    Dr Jonathan Trevor is to chair a major summit on what he calls the 'thorny and perennial issue' of reward at work. The day-long conference is being hosted jointly by Cambridge Judge Business School and America's WorldatWork, the association for HR professionals.

    Titled 'The Future of Reward: Strategies for a Hyper-competitive World', the summit aims to attract broad interest with a guest-speaker programme that includes policy-makers, practitioners and academics.

    • 9 min
    Pay management requires a 21st century shake-up

    Pay management requires a 21st century shake-up

    According to Dr Jonathan Trevor it's time to revisit the management of pay. Instead of using it to leverage value, it should be approached as a risk with the primary focus on protecting value.

    In his paper 'From New Pay to the New, New Pay' Dr Trevor lays out some principles for consideration by the business and human resources communities. These include the suggestion that pay is an enabler not a driver and that it's like plumbing: it should matter only when it goes wrong.

    • 9 min
    Cambridge Business Breakthrough Series targets major issues

    Cambridge Business Breakthrough Series targets major issues

    A mix of half-day practical and virtual sessions form the backbone of Executive Education’s new Cambridge Business Breakthrough Series, which aims to address challenging business issues.

    Among these issues, says Executive Education’s Cathy Butler, are innovation and creativity within an organisation, strategic performance management, organisational burn-out and strategic decision-making.

    • 7 min
    Can UK law firms survive the storm?

    Can UK law firms survive the storm?

    Law firms are facing dramatic changes in the legal services sector as it navigates through a 'near perfect storm'. Challenges are being thrown up by the economic downturn fuelled by sophisticated demands around delivery and pricing, off-shoring and market liberalisation that allows non-lawyers to own legal businesses. In the future, Tim Bellis believes that law firms may need to alter their hiring policies in the future to reflect their approach to increasingly commoditised work-streams where the best and brightest are replaced by the plodders.

    • 12 min
    Thinking research

    Thinking research

    "Getting Explicit about the Implicit", co-authored by Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School, explores the unintentional, spontaneous and often unconscious 'implicit' measures that influence workplace behaviours.

    • 10 min

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