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The five paradoxes of meaningful work: introduction to the special issue ‘meaningful work: prospects for the 21st century’

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In this introduction to the Journal of Management Studies Special Issue on Meaningful Work, we explain the imperative for a deeper understanding of meaningfulness within the context of the current socio‐political environment, coupled with the growing use of organizational strategies aimed at ‘managing the soul’. Meaningful work remains a contested topic that has been the subject of attention in a wide range of disciplines. The focus of this Special Issue is the advancement of theory and evide...

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10.1111/joms.12422

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Green Templeton College
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Wiley Publisher's website
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Journal of Management Studies Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
3
Pages:
481-499
Publication date:
2018-11-28
Acceptance date:
2018-10-12
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1467-6486
ISSN:
0022-2380
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930111
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English
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2018-10-22

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