Wendy Smith - Workshop

  • Date: –16:00
  • Location: Online via Zoom
  • Lecturer: Professor Wendy Smith from Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics - University of Delaware
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  • Organiser: Företagsekonomiska institutionen
  • Contact person: Golondrian Janke
  • Workshop

Workshop - Paradox Theory

The Higher Seminar in Business Studies

Questions:
What  are the core assumptions of paradox theory? How does paradox theory  converge/diverge with contingency theory? with dialectics? other  organizational theories?
What are we missing in paradox theory? What don’t we know? How can our existing theories challenge and inform paradox theory?
How can insights from paradox theory inform our understand of the phenomena we study? inform our theorizing in general?

Readings: 
Smith, W. K., & Lewis, M. W. (2011). Toward a theory of paradox: A dynamic equilibrium model of organizing. Academy of Management Review, 36(2): 381-403.
Hahn, T. and E. Knight (2021). The ontology of organizational paradox: a quantum approach. Academy of Management Review 46(2): 362-384.

The Workshop is online, and it is held in English.

Please contact Golondrian Janke for the login details.