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Fighting boredom

What lessons can organisations take from the high-performance surgical teams at Britain's Camp Bastion military hospital in Afghanistan? Dr Mark de Rond, Reader in Strategy & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is full of admiration for the surgical teams working…

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Dark night of the ethnographer’s soul

He lived for months with Cambridge rowers and last year spent six weeks working with surgeons at Camp Bastion, but Dr Mark de Rond is neither an athlete nor a medic. So why embed himself in such extreme environments, what…

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Dr Mark de Rond shares his Camp Bastion experience

Dr Mark de Rond, Reader in Strategy & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School, will be speaking about life in the world's busiest war hospital, as part of the Darwin College Lecture series. His talk is entitled "Life in Conflict".…

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Lieutenant General Andrew Graham: Lessons from the frontline

'Kill or capture' maybe a military slogan but the conditions of war have lessons for business too. Lieutenant General Andrew Graham, Former Director General of the Defence Academy of the UK, explains how adopting a military command leadership role can…

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