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Career pathing and innovation in professional service firms

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In this paper, we start a new conversation about how career paths affect innovation capacity in professional service firms (PSFs) that face escalating pressures from clients to deliver more ingenious solutions plus enhanced efficiency. Using top-tier law firms as an illustrative case, we demonstrate how career path changes, initially made to address work-life balance concerns, had the virtuous side effect of enhancing innovation capacity. Our study fosters dialogue between PSF research and br...

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10.5465/amp.2012.0108

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Malhotra, N More by this author
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Department:
Green Templeton College
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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Said Business School
Publisher:
Academy of Management Publisher's website
Journal:
Academy of Management Perspectives Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
4
Pages:
369-383
Publication date:
2016-11-01
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EISSN:
1943-4529
ISSN:
1558-9080
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pubs:666458
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uri:e2bb4790-aed0-41b1-81d3-4548c2ad44e4
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