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Jennifer Howard-Grenville

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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Green chemistry

The impact of research by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School on the green chemistry movement is featured on the website of the Network for Business Sustainability. An article on the website of the Network for Business Sustainability…

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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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Corporate governance (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

How have the concepts of corporate governance evolved, and are they fit for purpose in this disruptive era? L-R: Simon Learmount, Shaz Ansari, Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Michael Kitson In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International…

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Inequality (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Since the early 1980s there has been widening income and wealth inequality in many industrialised countries. Why has this happened? Is it a problem? And if it is, what should we do about it? In this episode, joining podcast series…

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The company you keep

'We're sponsoring what?' Corporate sponsorship affects how employees view their firm and self, and the results can be surprising, finds new study co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville at Cambridge Judge Business School. Big companies ranging from Coca-Cola to Toyota to…

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Globalisation (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

Is the globalisation which has shaped our world over recent decades slowing or even moving backwards in the wake of the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump as US president, asks the first podcast in the…

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Greener chemistry

The 'green chemistry' movement to reduce health, safety and environmental impacts has made some progress – but has also met resistance from within, says new study co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School. Now Diageo Professor of…

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Grand Challenges for management research

Academics in management research usually focus on organisational issues in business, but they’re now also increasingly engaged in addressing some of the world’s 'wicked problems' like poverty and hunger. Academics in the field of management research are rightly known for…

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Grand Challenges: Businessmen go to reach the target from the ladder.

Cambridge Business Magazine: How to avoid culture clashes when bringing in new routines

A study co-authored by Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Reader in Management Studies at Cambridge Judge, found that it’s often the culture that wins when new workplace routines and culture clash. “Even though we know routines aren’t standard operating procedures, we…

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