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The Oxford handbook of organizational paradox

Organizations are rife with paradoxes, evident in persistent and interwoven tensions for example between stability and change, flexibility and control, diversity and inclusion, long term and short term, social and financial, learning and performing. This Handbook investigates paradoxes across various organizational phenomena and levels of analysis.
Print Book, English, 2019
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2019
xxviii, 593 Seiten
9780198754428, 9780198840183, 0198754426, 0198840187
Bob Quinn and Mrudula Nujella,: ForewordWendy Smith, Marianne Lewis, Paula Jarzabkowski, and Ann Langley: IntroductionPart I: Foundations and Approaches1: Jonathan Schad: Ad Fontes: Philosophical Foundations of Paradox Research2: Michael Jarrett and Russ Vince: Psychoanalytic Theory, Emotion and Organizational Paradox3: Josh Keller and Erica Wen Chen: A Roadmap of the Paradoxical Mind: Expanding Cognitive Theories on Organizational Paradox4: Robin Holt and Mike Zundel: What Paradox?: Developing a Process Syntax for Organizational Research5: Stewart Clegg and Miguel Pinha de Cuhna: Organizational Dialectics6: Robert Chia and Ajit Nayak: Cultural: Eastern vs. Circumventing the Logic and Limits of Representation: Otherness in East-West Approaches to ParadoxApproachesPart II: Paradoxical Phenomena in and Beyond Organizations7: Koen van Bommel and Andre Spicer: Critical Management Studies and Paradox8: Paul Tracey and Doug Creed: Beyond Managerial Dilemmas: The Study of Institutional Paradoxes in Organization Theory9: Marya Besharov and Garima Sharma: Paradoxes of Organizational Identity10: Mariline Comeau-Vallée, Jean-Louis Denis, Julie-Maude Normandin, and Marie-Christine Therrien: Alternate Prisms for Pluralism and Paradox in Organizations11: Kim Cameron: Paradox in Positive Organizational Scholarship12: Jean-Pascal Gond, Christiane Demers, and Valerie Michaud: Managing Normative Tensions Within and Across Organizations: What can the Economies of Worth and Paradox Frameworks Learn From Each Other?13: John Sillince and Ben Golant: The Role of Irony and Metaphor in Working through Paradox During Organizational Change14: Richard Badham: Reflections on the Paradoxes of Modernity: A Conversation with James March15: Maria Bengtsson and Tatbeeq Raza-Ullah: Paradox at an Inter-firm Level: A Coopetition Lens16: Sebastian Raisch and Alexander Zimmermann: Pathways to Ambidexterity: A Process Perspective on the Exploration-Exploitation Paradox17: Linda L. Putnam and Karen L. Ashcraft: Gender and Organizational Paradox18: Jason Jay, Sara Soderstrom, and Gabriel Grant: Navigating the Paradoxes of Sustainability19: Natalie Slawinski and Tima Bansal: The Paradoxes of Time in Organizations20: Hari Tsoukas and Miguel Pinha de Cuhna: On Organizational Circularity: Vicious and Virtuous Circles in Organizing21: Ina Aust and Julia Brandl: Tensions in Managing Human Resources: Introducing a Paradox Framework and Research Agenda22: Ella Miron-Spektor and Miriam Erez: Looking at Creativity Through a Paradox Lens: Deeper Understanding and New Insights23: Matthew Sheep, Glen Kreiner, and Gail Fairhurst: "I am...I said": Paradoxical Tensions of Individual Identity24: Eliana Crosina and Jean Bartunek: The Paradoxical Mystery of the Missing Differences Between Academics and Practitioners25: Jane Le and Rebecca Bednarek: Paradox in Everyday Practice: Applying Practice-Theoretical Principles to ParadoxPart III: Engaging Paradoxes26: Costas Andriopoulos and Manto Gotsi: Methods of Paradox27: Eric Knight and Sotirios Paroutis: Expanding Paradox-Pedagogy Links: Paradox as a Threshold Concept in Management Education28: Cliff Kayser, Margaret Seidler, and Barry Johnson: Paradox and Polarities: Finding Common Ground and Moving Forward Together: A Case Study of Polarity Thinking and Action in Charleston, South Carolina