Category Archives: Finance

Islamic Finance

One of the most satisfying things about working with the Cambridge MBA is seeing how an idea takes root in a student and becomes a reality over the course of a year. One of our students, Sharifah Abu Bakar, spoke to me early in the year about her passion and interest in Islamic finance. IContinue Reading

The power of observation

I came across a fascinating article (http://www.fastcodesign.com/1662004/designer-of-the-swiffer-cleans-up-the-modern-hospital) about how Herman Miller designed a new hospital ward (I am writing this at home while sitting on my Herman Miller Aero). What I found really interesting about this article was Herman Miller’s product development process. A lot of time was spent observing doctors, nurses, patients interact withContinue Reading