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Distinguished Sculptor gifts Statue to DCU Business School

23rd September 2009

Distinguished sculptor, Robbie O'Carroll, has donated a sculpture called ‘The Struggle’ to DCU Business School. The beautiful sculpture will take pride of place in the School's boardroom.

Robbie O'Carroll is a member of the Arizona Artist Guild, Allied Artist of America and former member of the Copley Society of Boston.

O'Carroll, who is also an Organizational Redesign and High Performance Team consultant, visited DCU Business School this week to give a LInK seminar on ‘Teamwork for the Space Age: Launching the Einstein Observatory'.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Robbie O'Carroll has an extensive background in Operations, project management and manufacturing. He is a graduate of Harvard University and has published over 25 papers and book chapters and given numerous lectures on technology, organizational design and high performance/self-managed work teams.

O'Carroll is an expert on self managing teams, having worked as project engineer on building the Einstein Observatory for the Apollo Space Programme. He has published extensively on self managing teams in US journals.



Robbie O'Carroll with Pamela Carroll and (right) Prof Bernard Pierce, Dean of DCU Business School, pictured with O'Carroll's sculpture, 'The Struggle'

'The Struggle' by Robbie O'Carroll

Robbie O'Carroll with Pamela Carroll and (right) Prof Patrick Flood of DCU Business School