Sub-theme 52: Paradoxes and Unreason: Provoking Greater Examination into Organizational Life

Costas Andriopoulos, City University London, UK
Ella Miron-Spektor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Wendy K. Smith, University of Delaware, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Opening Session
Chair: Constantine Andriopoulos, Ella Miron-Spektor & Wendy K. Smith
Jonathan Schad, Marianne W. Lewis, Sebastian Raisch and Wendy K. Smith
Paradox research in management science: The first 25 years and the next 25 years
Linda L. Putnam
Moving beyond both-and approaches: Alternative strategies for managing paradoxical tensions
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Paradox Cognition and Culture
Chair: Mathew Sheep
Jennifer Howard-Grenville and Brooke Lahneman
Culture at work: Implications of culture as repertoire for understanding paradoxes of cultural uniqueness and persistence
Josh Keller and Erica Chen
The multifaceted role of culture in individuals' subjective experience with organizational paradoxes
Goran Calic, Sebastien Hélie and Elaine Mosakowski
Managing paradoxes for creativity: A psychologically realistic simulation of embracing organizational tensions
Sander Merkus, Thijs Willems and Danny Schipper
Prolonging the balancing act between safety and mobility: Understanding the role of ambiguity during collective sensemaking in a paradoxical context
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Table 1: Paradoxes of Leadership; Table 2: Paradoxes of Ambidexterity; Table 3: Paradoxes of Control, Errors and Rule Breaking - Room: PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Chair: Eitan Naveh, Sebastian Fourne, Allanah Johnston
Constantinos Mammassis, Konstantinos C. Kostopoulos and Simon B. De Jong
Does unit power lead to ambidexterity? Examining unit-level mediators
Amaury Grimand, Ewan Oiry and Aurélien Ragaigne
Is ambidexterity a way of managing paradoxes? Lessons from a multiple-case study
Rudolf Gabrich and Elena Revilla
Building ambidexterity by structural differentiation: The moderating role of contextual ambidexterity
Zhike Lei, Zhanna Novikov and Eitan Naveh
Paradoxes and new directions for research on errors in organizations
Sarah Tischer
Indeterminacy-determinacy tensions and the differentiation of rule-following and rule-breaking: Managing paradoxes resulting from rule delineation
Freek Meulman, Isabelle Reymen, Ksenia Podoynitsyna and Georges Romme
The interplay between control and complexity: A process study
Parallel Stream B: Table 1: Paradoxes of Coopetition; Table 2: Theorizing about Paradox - Room: PIERCE-403
Chair: Josh Keller, Jonathan Schad
Lea Stadtler and Luk N. Van Wassenhove
Coopetition as a paradox: Integrative solutions in a multi-company, cross-sector partnership
Ghita Lauritzen
Exploring the role of intermediary organizations in firm-user community collaborations: Resolving or multiplying paradoxes?
Laliv Egozi, Shay S Tzafrir and Daniel Tzabbar
Coopetition in NPOs' cooperation: Modeling the role of intra-competition in NPO's partnerships and its' regulation
Natalie Slawinski and Connie A. Van der Byl
Managing the coopetition paradox in alliance formation
Jun Xia, Yan Lin and Li-Qun Wei
Resolving paradoxes embedded in top management team dynamics: The moderating role of CEO Tertius Iungens orientation
Emanuel Gomes, Miguel Pina e Cunha, Armanda Fortes, Filipa Rodrigues and Arménio Rego
Leadership, paradox and contingency: Evidence from Angola
Francesca Ricciardi, Cecilia Rossignoli and Alessandro Zardini
The Triple Paradox Dynamism: A model to build meta-theories in management studies
Senthil Kumar Muthusamy and Parshotam Dass
Managing paradoxical tensions: a systems perspective
Richard J. Badham
Paradoxes of Modernity: A Dialogue with James March
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Leading Through Paradox
Chair: Miguel Pina e Cuna
Ronit Kark, Tair Karazi-Presler and Sarit Tubi
Paradox and challenges in military leadership
Valérie Petit, Camille Pradies, Lorraine Uhlaner and Marieke Delanghe
Leadership and paradox? Toward an integrative framework and a research agenda
David Waldman, Suzanne Peterson and Amy Ou
Embracing the paradoxical: CEO humility and firm outcomes
Sebastian Fourné, Justin Jansen, Tom Mom, Quy Huy and Lotte Glaser
The interplay of middle managers' horizontal and vertical interpersonal processes: Achieving unit ambidexterity through managerial capability
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Table 1: Dancing with Paradoxes: Responding to Tensions of Change; Table 2: Paradoxes across Organizational Contexts; Table 3: Order, Disorder, and the Paradoxes of Change - Room: PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Chair: Amy Ou, Garima Sharma, Ronit Kark
Nathalie Guilmot and Alain Vas
Active and defensive strategies to cope with paradoxes in a change context
Elia Giovacchini
Dancing with paradoxes: A study of their management outcomes
Alexia Panayiotou and George Kassinis
Moving beyond the paradox: Change and stability in the music industry
Markus Latzke and Angelika Schmidt
Torn academics – Paradoxes and responses in higher education
Jina Mao and Shannon Keane
Managing identity paradoxes in creative organizations
Yang Liu
Oscillating tensions in family firms
Yassen Yordanov, Jean-Louis Denis, François Champagne, André-Pierre Contandriopoulos and Pierre Lombrail
Toward a dynamic theory of organizational development and change
Mathew Sheep and Gail Fairhurst
Rethinking order and disorder: Accounting for disequilibrium in knotted systems of paradoxical tensions
Joakim Netz and Ari Ginsberg
The Paradoxical Effects of Capability Co-evolution in Strategic Renewal
Parallel Stream B: Table 1: Dynamics: Paradox as a Trigger for Stability and Transformation; Table 2: Tensions at the Instituional Boundary - Room: PIERCE-403
Chair: Connie Van der Byl, Kate Thirlaway
Joanne Larty
Challenging paradoxes: 'Making-do' through the transformation of place and re-appropriation of space within the franchise organization
Klaus Majgaard
Transformative agency: The narrative mediation between organizational and individual paradoxes
Karin Link and Barbara Müller-Christensen
A process analysis of tensions and paradox as triggers for both stability and change
Allanah Johnston, Costas Andriopoulos and Manto Gotsi
The evolution of institutional and organizational ambidexterities: Navigating dual paradoxes in crafting change
Yannis Maris and Olivia Kyriakidou
Understanding responses to institutional pressures: The case of the deregulation of the audit profession in Greece
Jean M. Bartunek, Camille Pradies and Rich DeJordy
Intra-professional dynamics in the face of an institutional regulatory change
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Paradoxes of Organizations
Chair: Manto Gotsi
Ella Miron-Spektor, Amy E. Ingram, Josh Keller, Wendy K. Smith and Marianne Lewis
Paradox mindset as a catalyst for Innovation: Construct and measure development
Tima Bansal and Garima Sharma
Building bridges by building distance: Paradox and sociocognitive differentiation
Kate Thirlaway and Helen Haugh
Explaining responses to multiple conflicting demands: Theorizing from a study of social entrepreneurs
Ben Golant and John Sillince
The role of irony and metaphor in working through paradox during organizational change
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-CAFETERIA
Final Panel
Chair: Wendy K. Smith
Panel participants: Linda Patnam, Russ Vince & Marianne Lewis