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Olivia Coffey, a Cambridge MBA alumna and a member of the US Olympics rowing team, outlines five tips regarding competition and career. Olivia Coffey (Photo credit: Cambridge University Boat Club) Olivia Coffey (MBA 2017), an alumna of the Cambridge MBA…

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Olivia Coffey focussed while preparing for a race, one foot in the rowing boat.

Five key lessons on sport and business

Cambridge Judge Business School academics share their thoughts in advance of the big Varsity rugby matches between Cambridge and Oxford at Twickenham. Nick Koster (Social Innovation 2017), CURFC Captain at the Varsity Match 2018. Business and sport have much in…

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Metro: Pick out these top 30 sports books

To mark 30 years of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, the newspaper recommends 30 of the best sports books ever written. The Last Amateurs by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business…

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The Wall Street Journal: Running a team is becoming a ‘science’ for academia and the corporate world

The article in a special publication The Business of Football looks at the parallels between football and business – how are they similar and what the differences are. Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Art doesn’t imitate life

As Dunkirk opens in UK cinemas, Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge writes in The Independent on how Hollywood war casualties are far different from the real thing he witnessed at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. On Friday 21 July…

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The Guardian: The Boat Race

The 163rd Boat Race took place in London on 2 April where the Cambridge women crew and Oxford men crew were the winners. Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge, spent a year living with University of…

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Eat Sleep Work Repeat: The culture of teams

In a weekly podcast about happiness and work culture, Twitter’s Bruce Daisley interviews Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School. Mark talks about teamwork and culture, the Boat Race, and Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, where…

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Creatively managing the ‘mess inside’ successful teams

Singular focus is more important than team harmony, argues Dr Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School. by Mark de Rond, Reader in Strategy & Organisation, Cambridge Judge Business School Over the past few months, the sports world has…

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Cambridge News: Dynamic duo aiming to be bane of Oxford

One of the stand-out features of Cambridge University this Michaelmas Term has been the centres axis of Dugal Bain and Danny Holmes ... "Cambridge Judge Business School is good for a number of reasons, but it was the opportunity to…

Read more There is an I in team by Mark De Rond

An interesting book with some fascinating coaching stories, well worth the read for those who love getting an insight into other sports programs ... As Dr Mark De Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School says: “What may appear like picture-perfect…

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