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The Opportunity Paradox by Christopher B. Bingham, Nathan R. Furr, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

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The Opportunity Paradox

Experimentation, iteration and improvisational change are all the rage in today’s dynamic business environments. But when evaluating new business opportunities, there’s a paradoxical tension between strategic focus and flexibility that can define or break your business.

Christopher B. Bingham, Nathan R. Furr and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

Fall 2014

Capturing new growth opportunities is fundamental to strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. But how can managers best meet this challenge? With flexibility or focus? The answer, as it turns out, can be more complex and more crucial to a company’s success than previously thought. Our research on mature corporations, growing businesses and new ventures suggests a paradoxical ...

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