skip to navigation skip to content

Jennifer Howard-Grenville

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…

Read more

2017 brainfood howardgrenville greenchemistry 883x432 1

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…

Read more

2017 brainfood howardgrenville grandchallenges 883x432 1

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…

Read more

Culture vs systems: who’s the winner?

Think a new, shiny system will solve your organisation's problems? Think again, says Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Reader in Management Studies. Ever wondered why "the way we do things round here" so readily reasserts itself in the face of planned…

Read more

2017 brainfood howardgrenville culturevssystems 883x432 1

Management in the age of the Anthropocene

Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Reader in Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), reflects on a recent talk by Professor Andrew J. Hoffman, jointly sponsored by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Cambridge Judge, and held at…

Read more

2016 thinkers managementanthropocene 883x432 1

Why there could be cash in your trash

In the late 19th century, a German chemist named Justus von Liebig discovered that yeast could be concentrated. That discovery led to the invention of one of the UK's most famous brands, Marmite. And significantly, the first factory was founded…

Read more

2016 brainfood whytheremightbecashinyourtrash 883x432 1

CBC Radio: What a waste – industrial waste

Torah Kachur interviews Dr Jennifer Howard-Grenville on a new concept called "industrial symbiosis", the idea of creating greener communities of interdependent industries that want to reduce waste and save resources. Listen to the podcast []…

Read more