Our Collective Tensions: Paradox Research Community’s Response to COVID-19

Joshua Keller, Simone Carmine, Paula Jarzabkowski, Marianne W. Lewis, Camille Pradies, Garima Sharma, Wendy K. Smith, Russ Vince

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In this commentary on three articles from dozens of paradox theory scholars on paradox approaches to examining the COVID-19 pandemic and how the COVID-19 pandemic informs paradox theory, the authors involved in coordinating the collection of three papers discuss the process of bringing together scholars from around the world to discuss the pandemic. Four other preeminent paradox theorists offer additional commentaries on the papers in this Collection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-176
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Management Inquiry
Issue number2
Early online date23 Jan 2021
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2021


  • ambidexterity
  • paradox
  • strategy
  • tensions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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