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Judith Louise Walls

Judith Louise Walls

Judith Louise Walls

Prof. Dr.

Full Professor of Sustainability Management

IWÖ-HSG
Büro 52-5242
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen
Research Cooperation

Current/ongoing research grants:

Co-Principle Investigator. Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS). Unblocking the flow of biodiversity data for multi-stakeholder environmental management. (With University of Lausanne, University of Ghana, Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute). 

Principal Investigator. Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Curriculum Change @Business Education.

Principal Investigator. Basic Research Fund (GFF), University of St.Gallen. The role of behavioural, cognitive and affective stakeholder trust in resolving the paradoxical tension between sustainability branding and perceived sustainability performance.

Collaborator. Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund (AcRF), Singapore – Tier 1 grant. Identifying and mitigating deforestation risks in agricultural commodity supply chains. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Janice Lee, NTU).  

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Main Focuses

Corporate sustainability

Corporate and environmental governance

Sustainability performance

Microfoundations of sustainability strategy

Emotions, values, motivations

Projects

2020 CHF 81,547: (PI) Basic Research Fund (GFF), University of St Gallen Micro-foundational roots of (natural) resource-dependence: Managerial responses to biodiversity governance.

2020 $ 73,638: (Collaborator) Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund (AcRF), Singapore – Tier 1              Identifying and mitigating deforestation risks in agricultural commodity supply chains. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Janice Lee, NTU).   

Current/ongoing research grants:

Co-Principle Investigator. Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS). Unblocking the flow of biodiversity data for multi-stakeholder environmental management. (With University of Lausanne, University of Ghana, Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute). 

Principal Investigator. Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Curriculum Change @Business Education.

Principal Investigator. Basic Research Fund (GFF), University of St.Gallen. The role of behavioural, cognitive and affective stakeholder trust in resolving the paradoxical tension between sustainability branding and perceived sustainability performance.

Collaborator. Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund (AcRF), Singapore – Tier 1 grant. Identifying and mitigating deforestation risks in agricultural commodity supply chains. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Janice Lee, NTU).  

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Additional Information
Teaching Activities

I teach courses on business and sustainability at Masters, PhD and Executive Education levels. 

Previously, I taught business sustainability, corporate strategy, and corporate governance at Bachelors and PhD levels. I also created two MOOCs while at NTU, Singapore.

Education

PhD (Management), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MSc (Biodiversity, Wildlife, and Ecosystem Health), University of Edinburgh

MBA (International Business), National University of Singapore

BA Honours (Hispanic Studies), University of Stirling


Editorial Board

Current editorial roles:

Frontiers in Psychology (Special Issue Editor)

Journal of Management 

Organization & Environment

Organization Studies (Special Issue Editor)

Strategic Organization

 

 

 

 

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Talks
Professional Career

Assistant Professor, Nanyang Business School, NTU Singapore

Faculty Associate, Asian School of the Environment, NTU Singapore

Assistant Professor, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Erb Institute for Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan

Program Coordinator & Operations Management, Cheetah Conservation Fund

VP of Business Development, Thomson Financial

Head of Consulting/Head of Research, Thomson Financial (previously Technimetrics) 

Awards

Honours: 

2019 Nominated, SMJ Best Paper Award 

2017 Winner, Best Paper Award, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada

2015 Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald Literati

2015 Finalist, Best Paper Award, Academy of Management

2014 Winner, Best Paper Award, Academy of Management

2007 Del and Edith Karger Prize for Best Dissertation

2002 Matsushita Book Prize 

Fields of research

Environmental strategy and performance

CEOs and Board of Directors

Institutional theory

Alternative theories of governance

Micro-foundations of sustainable behaviour

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