Corinna Frey-Heger is an Assistant Professor in the Business-Society Management department.
As a qualitative scholar, she draws on organization theory (institutional theory, practice theory, pragmatism) to better understand organization's responses to grand challenges and wicked problems, such as global displacement. Currently, she is particularly interested in how organizations' responses to these problems intensify the very problems they are meant to solve. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in refugee camps in Rwanda and Lebanon.
Are today’s ‘grand challenges’ under-researched? That’s what assistant professor Corinna Frey-Heger suspected when she joined RSM’s department of Business-Society Management in 2018. She wanted to research a subject that moved…
Changing the world is a question of doing, not talking – which means being well-organised is business-critical, says Corinna Frey-Heger.From refugee crises to climate change to the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is full of…
A PhD dissertation on refugee camp organisation, written by Dr Corinna Frey-Heger at Cambridge Judge Business School, won the best dissertation award of the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS).
University of Cambridge Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Grand Challenges and innovative forms of organizing