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Sylvia Grewatsch


  • PhD in Management, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2016


  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Organizational and Managerial Cognition
  • Innovation for Sustainability  


  • Grewatsch, S.; Kleindienst, I. (published online first, 2017). How organizational cognitive frames affect organizational capabilities: The context of corporate sustainability. Long Range Planning.
  • Grewatsch, S. and Kleindienst, I. (2015). When does it pay to be good? Moderators and mediators in the corporate sustainability–corporate financial performance relationship: A critical review. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Grewatsch, S. and Kleindienst, I. (2015). Exploring the link between corporate sustainability and the development of capabilities. Proceedings of the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting.


  • 06/2017 Mitacs Accelerate Grant
  • 06/2017 European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA), 1st Price (2.500€)
  • 06/2017 Academy of Management ONE Dissertation Award, Finalist
  • 2014 Augustinen Fonden (Denmark) for visiting stay abroad
  • 2014 COWI Fonden (Denmark) for research on corporate sustainability among manufacturing firms in Denmark


  • External lecturer, MBA Business and Sustainability, Schulich School of Business, York University (Toronto, Canada)
  • Co-instructor for "Sustainable production and consumption“, (undergraduate course) Fall 2013 –Fall 2015, Aarhus University
  • Co-instructor for "Information technology“ (undergraduate course), Fall 2014 & Fall 2015
  • Instructor for "Strategy and business“ (undergraduate course), Fall 2013- Spring 2014, Aarhus University
  • Supervision of bachelor and master theses, Spring 2014 – Spring 2016