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The 3 forms of organisational dissent

dissent

This is the 2nd of a 4 part series looking at research into what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent (This part) Part 3 The […]

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When employees get p*$$ed off. What the manager does next makes a difference…

unhappy employees

This is the first of 4 articles looking at what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent (This post) Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent Part 3 The 5 Different Dissent Strategies […]

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This one thing predicts how defensive a mixed team of professionals are likely to be.

a mixed team

The status and stability of the social groups we are part of tends to dictate the way in which we communicate with people who are considered to be in a lower social group, whether you like it or not! A new study just published has shown that coming from a higher status social group will […]

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Most leaders’ decision making is “ill-informed, outdated, and incorrect”

decision making

A 2005 study found that many leadership strategic decisions are based on, and I quote, “evidence that is ill-informed, outdated, and incorrect”. Yes, leaders are usually using the most up-to-date internal data from their various management information systems to make operational and tactical decisions, however when it comes to the underlying, and often hidden, deep […]

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In this month’s Oxford Review

May edition

In issue 5 of The Oxford Review we have looked at and report the take-away learning from 10 brand new research studies in the field of organisational and human development. Causes of Fatigue at work Can conflict management processes improve productivity? Already had a difficult and painful change event? Be careful, be very careful this […]

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