PhD Candidate

BA, MA (University Erlangen-Nuremberg), MPhil (University of Cambridge)

Year of entry



Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville


Organisational Theory and Information Systems

Tirza Gapp.

Research topic

Essays on Organisational Culture & Environmental Sustainability


Tirza is a PhD candidate in the Organisational Theory and Information Systems subject group. Her work focuses on organisational change management, in particular culture change, and environmental sustainability. Her primary interests are how sustainability can be embedded in organisational cultures and how individual change agents can drive change initiatives within large organisations. Prior to joining the PhD programme, she obtained an MPhil in Innovation, Strategy and Organisation from Cambridge Judge Business School.

Research interests

Change management; organisational culture; environmental sustainability.

Tirza Gapp is a member of the Organisational Theory and Information Systems subject group.

Publications and papers

Howard-Grenville, J. and Gapp, T. (2022) “Organizational culture for sustainability.” In: George, G., Haas, M.R., Joshi, H., McGahan, A.M. and Tracey, P. (eds.) Handbook on the business of sustainability: the organization, implementation, and practice of sustainable growth. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp.138-151

Contact details

Tirza Gapp
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

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