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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. A book about war surgeons by Mark…

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Doctors at war

Qualitative award

A book by Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge on military surgeons in Afghanistan receives honourable mention at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. A book about military surgeons in Afghanistan by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at…

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Qualitative award

Military Review: Doctors at war

A review of the latest book by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge. The book titled Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital stems from Mark’s research over 16 months, including six weeks…

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The Independent: Embedded with medics in Afghanistan, I witnessed the fall out of the war

Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, reflects on his time at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. “During the first of a six-week tour of duty with a surgical team at Camp Bastion’s field hospital, I…

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The insurreality of war

Writing a book is said to be cathartic. Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School begs to differ, as he wrestled for five years with understanding his experience among army medics in Afghanistan. Donald Trump's about-face diktat that…

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A Marine walks toward two landing blackhawk helicopters. It's just another day at the office for him.

The Independent: What my time at an Afghan army camp taught me about why soldiers watch war films like Dunkirk

Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, says the war casualties on TV and in real life are not the same. Professor de Rond spent six weeks in an army hospital in Camp Bastion as…

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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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Doctors at war

New book by Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School, Doctors at War, explores the courage, compassion and comic tragedy of modern war - with a few echoes from "M*A*S*H". The tragi-comic role of military surgeons in Afghanistan…

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Mark de Rond at Camp Bastion

How context makes conflict trauma hard to understand, and not just for Trump

When US presidential hopeful Donald Trump jumped with characteristic abandon into the debate over post-traumatic stress disorder, his comments that some veterans are not "strong enough" to handle the mental stresses of combat were broadly criticised. War veterans, and the…

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Soldier carrying another wounded soldier in the battle field. Acton photo of war-time action.

BBC World News: Freedom 2014: Your global images

BBC News Magazine showcases photographs on different themes from around the world. An image taken by Mark de Rond, Cambridge Judge Business School, was on display during the News World programme (watch the video). Mark took the picture in Camp…

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