Polarity & Paradox

How to Manage Paradox

Paradoxes are conflicting demands and unsolvable tensions that feel difficult to address. Try these 2 techniques to manage paradox better.

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Sometimes leaders think they have a problem. Really, they’re faced with a polarity: an ongoing dilemma that feels unsolvable. How can leaders identify and handle workplace polarities?

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Conflicting demands and “either/or” tensions are the norm for many managers. Use these 2 techniques — Polarity Mapping® and Duality Mapping — to help you and your organization better understand and manage paradox.

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To gain the desired results from a new direction, system, or initiative, organizations need the benefit of change leadership along with change management. Read 5 steps for navigating change leadership.

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