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Johanne Ward-Grosvold

Dr, Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

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20072019
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Research interests

My main research interests are in corporate governance, CSR and institutional theory. A key area of expertise is the representation of women on corporate boards. I have conducted extensive research into the prevalence of women corporate board directors and the impact of national, industry and firm level determinants in engendering demographically diverse corporate boards of directors. I am currently involved in research relating to corporate boards and shareholder activism, the prevalence of policy-practice decoupling as regards women on the board, and the role of organisational ambidexterity and environmental management.

Willing to supervise PhD

I welcome queries from prospective PhD students, who are interested in pursuing a PhD in any of my key areas of interest.

Education/Academic qualification

Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bath

Bachelor of Science, University of Bath

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Projects 2012 2015

KTP with Waitrose Ltd

Roath, T., Pavelin, S. & Ward-Grosvold, J.

Innovate UK

1/11/1330/10/15

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 2007 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)

New modes of managing grand challenges: Cross-sector collaboration and the refugee crisis of the Asia Pacific

Quayle, A., Ward-Grosvold, J. & Chapple, E., 1 Nov 2019, In : Australian Journal of Management. 44, 4, p. 665-686 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Environmental managers and institutional work: reconciling tensions of competing institutional logics

Dahlman, F. & Grosvold, J., 30 Apr 2017, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 27, 2, p. 263-291 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Managers
Institutional work
Institutional logics
Logic
Exogenous shocks
17 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)
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business school
legitimacy
sustainability
commitment
resources
10 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Women on corporate boards: a comparative institutional analysis

Grosvold, J., Rayton, B. & Brammer, S., 1 Nov 2016, In : Business & Society. 55, 8, p. 1157-1196 40 p.

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family education
economy
Corporate boards
Comparative institutional analysis
Religion

Thesis

Where are all the women? Institutional context and the prevalence of women on the corporate board of directors

Author: Ward-Grosvold, J., 1 Jul 2009

Supervisor: Brammer, S. (Supervisor) & Rayton, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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