Jan 17, 2021

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How the Discomfort of Paradox Can Unlock Creativity

By Rachael Noyes, INSEAD Knowledge Senior Editor
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  • In her joint work, “Microfoundations of organizational paradox: The problem is how we think about the problem”, Miron-Spektor and her co-authors found that when people have fewer resources, more tensions arise.
  • The paradox mindset suggests an alternative perspective, one in which we accept and learn to live with the tensions associated with competing demands.
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The Digital Transformation of the “Mad Men” Model

By David Dubois, INSEAD Associate Professor of Marketing, and Joanna Teoh, INSEAD MBA ̔19J
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  • Being at the interface between businesses and customers, the ad agency model must also reinvent itself by fully embracing online data and analytics and swiftly acting on shifting consumer behaviour.
  • As Rohit Padukone, Client Partner Lead at global media agency Wavemaker puts it, “Technology can help to micro target and track behaviour, but human connection with each other in the real world drives different kinds of experience.”
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Teams in Evolution – and Revolution – After the Pandemic

By Henrik Bresman, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, and Mark Mortensen, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour
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  • Established virtual teams may benefit more while working from home because it’s no longer a question of changing the people in a meeting room or workspace, when everyone is WFH each team member has a similar experience.
  • In our paper, “Shifting Team Research after COVID-19: Evolutionary and Revolutionary Change ”, co-written with Deborah Ancona of MIT Sloan, we consider the kinds of questions we need to pose for teams post-Covid.
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