Dr. Julia Grimm

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Postdoctoral Researcher
Email: julia.grimm<at>business.uzh.ch

 

Short Bio

2021 - today

University of Zurich (CH)

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair for Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm (20%)

2020 - today

Leuphana University of Lüneburg (DE)

Guest Lecturer in Business Administration

2019 - today

University of Cambridge, Judge Business School (UK)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Organisation Studies (80%)

Sessional Lecturer in Sustainability Leadership

2019 - 2020

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (NL)

Postdoctoral Researcher & Visiting Fellow in Environmental Policy Analysis

Visiting stay at Stockholm University (SE)

2019 - 2020

University of Applied Sciences Augsburg (DE)

Guest Lecturer in Business Administration

2017 - 2020

University of Applied Sciences Konstanz (DE)

Guest Lecturer in Business, Cultural & Legal Studies

2015 - 2019

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (DE)

Doctoral Researcher in Business Ethics & Management Accounting

Degree: PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in Management & Economics

Visiting stays at Warwick University, Warwick Business School (UK) and King’s College London, King’s Business School (UK)

Research interests


  • Transnational governance
  • Collective action
  • Supply chain sustainability
  • Social movements
  • Political corporate social responsibility
  • Organisational legitimacy
  • Institutional theory
  • Framing theory

Publications

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, Social Issues in Management Division)

Grimm, J. & Schreck, P. (2019): Zur erfolgreichen Etablierung von effektiven Multi-Stakeholder Initiativen. In: WCGE Policy Brief Series.

Ruehle, R. C., Grimm, J., Thakhathi, A., & Schreck, P. (2017): Bitter Sweet: Child Labor in the Chocolate Industry – A Clear Case of Double Standards? In: WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre (Case 718-0008-1). (Awarded the “2020 Best Selling Case” by the Case Centre in the subject category “Ethics and Social Responsibility”)

de Biasi, K., Grimm, J., Piest, S., & Schreck, P. (2017): Rana Plaza and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles: Collective Action in the Name of Human Rights. In: WCGE Case Study Series, distributed by The Case Centre (Case 717-0052-1).

 

Awards

2020           

Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division

Winner of the SIM Best Book Award 2020

2020

Case Centre, Subject Category Ethics and Social Responsibility
Awarded the 2020 Best Selling Case Prize

2015    University of Applied Sciences Konstanz
Emma-Herwegh Award for Extraordinary Social Engagement