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Julia Grimm

Julia Grimm.

Research Associate (Organisational Theory & Information Systems)

BA (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg), MA (University of Applied Sciences Konstanz), PhD (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg)

Previous appointments

Dr Julia Grimm was a postdoctoral researcher at the VU Amsterdam prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School.

Research interests

Transnational governance; collective action; supply chain sustainability; social movements; political corporate social responsibility; organisational legitimacy; institutional theory; framing theory.

Julia Grimm is a member of the Organisational Theory & Information Systems subject group.

Awards & honours

  • Listed among the “Bestselling Cases in 2020” (for “Bitter sweet: child labor in the chocolate industry”), Case Centre (Ethics & Social Responsibility category), 2020
  • SIM Best Book Award (for Grimm, J. (2019) Private governance as an institutional response to wicked problems: a study of the German partnership for sustainable textiles), Academy of Management, SIM Division, 2020

Selected publications

Here are a selection of Julia Grimm’s publications. Please see the “Selected publications” tab above for a more comprehensive list.

Grimm, J. (2019) Private governance as an institutional response to wicked problems: a study of the German partnership for sustainable textiles. Baden-Baden: Nomos. (Awarded the “SIM Best Book Award 2020” by the Academy of Management, SIM Division)

Ruehle, R., Grimm, J., Thakhathi, A. and Schreck, P. (2017) “Bitter sweet: child labor in the chocolate industry – a clear case of double standards?” WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre: (718-0008-1). (Listed among the “Bestselling Cases in 2020” by the Case Centre)

De Biasi, K., Grimm, J., Piest, S. and Schreck, P. (2017) “Rana Plaza and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles: collective action in the name of human rights.” WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre (717-0052-1).

Books, monographs, reports & case studies

Ruehle, R., Grimm, J., Thakhathi, A. and Schreck, P. (2017) “Bitter sweet: child labor in the chocolate industry – a clear case of double standards?” WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre: (718-0008-1).

De Biasi, K., Grimm, J., Piest, S. and Schreck, P. (2017) “Rana Plaza and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles: collective action in the name of human rights.” WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre (717-0052-1).

Grimm, J. (2019) Private governance as an institutional response to wicked problems: a study of the German partnership for sustainable textiles. Baden-Baden: Nomos. (Awarded the “SIM Best Book Award 2020” by the Academy of Management, SIM Division)

Grimm, J. and Schreck, P. (2019) “Zur erfolgreichen Etablierung von effektiven Multi-Stakeholder Initiativen.” WCGE Policy Brief Series.

Conference papers

Grimm, J. and Reinecke, J. (2019) “Crying for the moon? Shifting frontiers of possibility through frames.” Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1) (DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2019.10389abstract)

Nasiritousi, N. and Grimm, J. (2020) “Because there is no Plan (et) B: a study of the Fossil Free Sweden Initiative and its legitimacy.” Academy of Management Proceedings, 2020(1) (DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2020.16636abstract)

Nordics.info: Addressing climate change the Nordic way: motives of Swedish companies for taking action

It is Sweden’s goal to become one of the world’s first fossil fuel free welfare states, and many Swedish companies are voluntarily…

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Contact details

Julia Grimm
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Tel: +44 (0)1223 767830

[email protected]