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Honour for Mark de Rond

A book by Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge on war surgeons in Afghanistan is named a finalist for the George R. Terry Book Award awarded annually by the Academy of Management.

Doctors at war

Dr Mark de RondA book about war surgeons by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, was named a finalist by the Academy of Management for the George R. Terry Book Award.

Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital is based on the six weeks spent by Mark at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan in 2011, when he was embedded with military surgeons for research on high-performing teams. The book was published last year by Cornell University Press.

The George R. Terry Book Award is granted to the book “judged to have made the outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the last two years” – based on the advancement of management theory, conceptualisation, research or practice.

The Academy of Management is holding its 78th annual meeting this month in Chicago.