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Jennifer Howard-Grenville

Think about how we think

Pandemic shows that organisational scholars need to see the world as systems of interdependent activity rather than individual entities, says Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has shown that academics need to see the world in a new way:…

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Associations Now: Preserving your organisational culture from a distance

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Professor in Organisation Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on organisational culture when working remotely. Jennifer says leaders should remind their staff of the kind of culture they’d established before working from home became the new normal.…

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Organisational culture matters

There are some key techniques to help an organisation’s culture survive despite staff working remotely, Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge says in MIT Sloan Management Review. There are some key techniques to help an organisation's culture survive and endure…

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MIT Sloan Management Review: How to sustain your organisation’s culture when everyone is remote

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Professor in Organisation Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses organisational culture when working from home and how companies can sustain it. “Not all organisations will emerge stronger from the current pandemic and the devastating health, economic,…

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Cultural shift

Organisational culture is a "tool" for social change, says new article co-authored by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. Organisations can help employees navigate their company’s culture to foster social and sustainability goals, says a new article "Organizational culture as a tool for…

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Greening business – the sustainability challenge

Fires, droughts, floods and Greta Thunberg - sustainability has never been so much at the forefront for global business. What are the trends to look out for? CJBS faculty, MBA alumni and a current MBA candidate give us their thoughts.…

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Coronavirus research

Working with Public Health England and the NHS in the East of England on responses to COVID-19 (coronavirus). A team of a dozen faculty and PhD students at Cambridge Judge Business School is working with Public Health England and the…

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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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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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