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Table 3 A reconceptualization of competing demands

From: Analyzing competing demands in organizations: a systematic comparison

Various types of competing demands Features of competing demands
Existence of dyad Contradiction Interrelatedness Complementarity Compatibility Simultaneity Push-pull
Dilemmas × × × × × ×
Trade-offs × × ×
Dialectics × × × √/×
Dualities × √/×
Paradoxes