Bob Quinn and Mrudula Nujella,: Foreword Wendy Smith, Marianne Lewis, Paula Jarzabkowski, and Ann Langley: Introduction Part I: Foundations and Approaches 1: Jonathan Schad: Ad Fontes: Philosophical Foundations of Paradox Research 2: Michael Jarrett and Russ Vince: Psychoanalytic Theory, Emotion and Organizational Paradox 3: Josh Keller and Erica Wen Chen: A Roadmap of the Paradoxical Mind: Expanding Cognitive Theories on Organizational Paradox 4: Robin Holt and Mike Zundel: What Paradox?: Developing a Process Syntax for Organizational Research 5: Stewart Clegg and Miguel Pinha de Cuhna: Organizational Dialectics 6: Robert Chia and Ajit Nayak: Cultural: Eastern vs. Circumventing the Logic and Limits of Representation: Otherness in East-West Approaches to ParadoxApproaches Part II: Paradoxical Phenomena in and Beyond Organizations 7: Koen van Bommel and Andre Spicer: Critical Management Studies and Paradox 8: Paul Tracey and Doug Creed: Beyond Managerial Dilemmas: The Study of Institutional Paradoxes in Organization Theory 9: Marya Besharov and Garima Sharma: Paradoxes of Organizational Identity 10: Mariline Comeau-Vallee, Jean-Louis Denis, Julie-Maude Normandin, and Marie-Christine Therrien: Alternate Prisms for Pluralism and Paradox in Organizations 11: Kim Cameron: Paradox in Positive Organizational Scholarship 12: 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 Change 14: Richard Badham: Reflections on the Paradoxes of Modernity: A Conversation with James March 15: Maria Bengtsson and Tatbeeq Raza-Ullah: Paradox at an Inter-firm Level: A Coopetition Lens 16: Sebastian Raisch and Alexander Zimmermann: Pathways to Ambidexterity: A Process Perspective on the Exploration-Exploitation Paradox 17: Linda L. Putnam and Karen L. Ashcraft: Gender and Organizational Paradox 18: Jason Jay, Sara Soderstrom, and Gabriel Grant: Navigating the Paradoxes of Sustainability 19: Natalie Slawinski and Tima Bansal: The Paradoxes of Time in Organizations 20: Hari Tsoukas and Miguel Pinha de Cuhna: On Organizational Circularity: Vicious and Virtuous Circles in Organizing 21: Ina Aust and Julia Brandl: Tensions in Managing Human Resources: Introducing a Paradox Framework and Research Agenda 22: Ella Miron-Spektor and Miriam Erez: Looking at Creativity Through a Paradox Lens: Deeper Understanding and New Insights 23: Matthew Sheep, Glen Kreiner, and Gail Fairhurst: "I am...I said": Paradoxical Tensions of Individual Identity 24: Eliana Crosina and Jean Bartunek: The Paradoxical Mystery of the Missing Differences Between Academics and Practitioners 25: Jane Le and Rebecca Bednarek: Paradox in Everyday Practice: Applying Practice-Theoretical Principles to Paradox Part III: Engaging Paradoxes 26: Costas Andriopoulos and Manto Gotsi: Methods of Paradox 27: Eric Knight and Sotirios Paroutis: Expanding Paradox-Pedagogy Links: Paradox as a Threshold Concept in Management Education 28: 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
Wendy K. Smith is Associate Professor of Management in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware, and Research Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Her research explores how leaders and their organizations manage strategic paradoxes. She has published articles on strategic paradoxes in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Harvard Business Review, and is cofounding a blog on paradox www.leveragingtensions.com. Her missions is to help create a better world through 'and' thinking. Marianne W. Lewis is Dean of the Cass Business School, City University of London Her research explores leadership paradoxes in managing tensions, conflicts, and contradictions. Her paper, "Exploring Paradox: Toward a More Comprehensive Guide" received the Academy of Management Review Best Paper Award in 2000. Her work also appears in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, the Journal of Operations Management, and Harvard Business Review. As a dean, she consistently applies her theories and theorize the applications. Paula Jarzabkowski is a Professor of Strategic Management at Cass Business School, City University London. Her research focuses on strategy-as-practice in complex contexts, such as regulated firms, third sector organizations and financial services, particularly insurance and reinsurance. Her work has appeared in a number of leading journals including Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Studies. Her most recent book, Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk-Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry was published by Oxford University Press in 2015. Ann Langley is Professor of Management at HEC Montreal, Canada and holder of the Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings. Her research focuses on strategic change, inter-professional collaboration and the practice of strategy in complex organizations. In 2013, she was co-guest editor with Clive Smallman, Haridimos Tsoukas, and Andrew Van de Ven of a Special Research Forum of Academy of Management Journal on Process Studies of Change in Organizations and Management. She is also coeditor of the journal Strategic Organization, and co-editor with Haridimos Tsoukas of a book series Perspectives on Process Organization Studies published with Oxford University Press. She is Adjunct Professor at Universite de Montreal, and University of Gothenburg.