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Jennifer Howard-Grenville

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…

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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…

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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…

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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 [cbc.ca]…

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