Paradox Mindset Inventory - About Us
Ella Miron-Spektor is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD. Her research reveals the benefits of paradox mindset for creativity, learning, and success, and inspires leaders and entrepreneurs to cultivate “both/and” thinking. Her research findings have been published in top management and psychology journals and extensively profiled in media outlets. Ella teaches executives, MBAs and graduate students at INSEAD.
Amy Ingram is an associate professor in the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University. Her research focuses on the language, characteristics and actions of organizational actors and entrepreneurs, the responses of their stakeholders and the impact upon firm performance and survival. She received the UC College of Business Outstanding Graduate Research Award in 2010 and the Clemson COB Emerging Scholar Award for Research Excellence in 2017.
Josh Keller is Associate Professor of Management and Governance at the UNSW Business School at the University of New South Wales. He studies how managers respond to strategic paradoxes and examines cross-cultural differences in approaches to paradoxes. His work has been published in multiple top-tier managerial journals. As the leader of the world’s first transdisciplinary, integrated first year undergraduate business education, he is helping to foster paradox mindsets among business leaders of the future.
Wendy Smith is the Emma Smith Morris Professor of Management at the Lerner School of Business and Economics and the Faculty Director of the Women’s Leadership Initiative at University of Delaware. Her research explores how leaders and organizations navigate strategic paradoxes. This research won her the Web of Science Highly Cited Research – (2019, 2020 and 2021) and the Decade Award from the Academy of Management Review (2021). Her upcoming book Both/And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems will be published by Harvard Business School Press (August, 2022).
Marianne Lewis is Dean and Professor of Management of the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. She previously served as dean of Cass Business School at City, University of London, and as a Fulbright scholar. A thought leader in organizational paradoxes, she explores tensions and competing demands surrounding leadership and innovation. Lewis has been recognized among the world’s most-cited researchers in her field (Web of Science database) and received the Paper of the Year award (2000) and Decade Award (2021) from the Academy of Management Review. Her upcoming book Both/And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems will be published by Harvard Business School Press (August, 2022).