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Dr Mark de Rond of University of Cambridge to speak at DCUBS

16th February 2010

Dr Mark de Rond will deliver a Learning Innovation and Knowledge (LInK) research centre seminar on 'Very Near to a Kind of Unconsciousness: Into the Dark Night of the Ethnographer's Soul' at 11am on Tuesday 16th February in Q119, DCU Business School.

Mark is a Reader in Strategy and Organisation at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His most recent book, based on a study of the Cambridge boat-race team was called "The Last Amateurs: to hell and back with the Cambridge Boat Race crew". This was listed as one of the 12 Best Business Books of 2008 by The Financial Times, appeared on JP Morgan's 10th annual summer reading list (top 10 of 500), and included in a review of 10 of the Best Sporting Reads of 2008 by BBC Sport.

Dr de Rond's previous book on strategic alliances won the Academy of Management's George Terry award for the book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of management knowledge. Mark's full profile can be found at:

All are warmly invited.