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Better video chat

Six ways to improve video conferencing interactions for you and your team, by Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School. Human beings are surprisingly good at drawing inferences from the behaviour of others, even based…

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Sense and sensibility

'Sensemaking' comes from the body as well as the mind: a new study from Cambridge Judge Business School on a 2,077-mile rowing trip down the Amazon shows how the body's capacity to 'feel' its surroundings can find a sensible way…

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L-R: Anton Wright and Mark de Rond, on their boat.

The Wall Street Journal: Nine ways to make your work day better

The Wall Street Journal article outlines nine tips on how to make a work day better. Laughter and socialising are among the tips. Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the morbid humour…

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Office politics (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Though seemingly trivial, office politics can affect the performance of employees and organisations. The latest podcast in the Cambridge Judge Business Debate series asks how can we improve them? L-R: Philip Stiles, Mark de Rond, Simon Stockley, Michael Kitson In…

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Business colleagues sitting awkwardly at an office party.

Extreme victory

Research into extremes co-authored by Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business School wins Academy of Management Annals 2018 Best Paper Award. Professor Mark de Rond A research paper co-authored by Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge Business…

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Businessman holding up the golden trophy in front of mountains.

Network for Business Sustainability: When researchers affect what they study

Mark de Rond, Professor of Organisational Ethnography at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about researchers’ impact on those they study. “You become part of the system you study,” he says. “Objectivity isn’t the goal; act as a human first, researcher…

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Teaching prizes

Seven members of the Cambridge Judge Business School faculty receive Teaching Prizes from Dean, Professor Christoph Loch, for teaching excellence in a variety of programmes. [L-R] Dr Vincent Mak, Professor Stelios Kavadias, Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat, Dr Simon Taylor, Dr Jenny…

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Vincent Mak, Stelios Kavadias, Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat, Simon Taylor, Jenny Chu and Michael Kitson

Unsettling research

No ivory tower here: how academics are affected by research in unsettling contexts like refugee camps, prisons and rape-crisis centres. A frequent refrain voiced about academic institutions is that there is too much “ivory tower” research divorced from the realities…

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Man in prison

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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