Microfoundations of organizational paradox: The problem is how we think about the problem

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Miron-Spektor, E.; Ingram, A. E.; Keller, J.; Smith, W. K.; Lewis, M. W.;

Competing tensions and demands pervade our work lives. Accumulating research examines organizational and leadership approaches to leveraging these tensions. But what about individuals within firms? Although early paradox theory built upon micro-level insights from psych... View more
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