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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Does a performance dip always occur during organisational change?

performance dip

Why is there a performance dip during or following organisational change? When doesn’t a performance dip happen? In my earlier post Is the Change Curve a myth? I looked at the research evidence about whether the change curve actually occurs or not. Is there always a performance dip following or during change? In my next […]

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The devastating effects of opinion-based decisions

opinion-based decisions

There are two types of decisions made in organisations on a daily basis. The vast majority of decisions are opinion-based decisions even though most people think they are making evidence-based decisions. A paper I was reading yesterday as part of some research I am conducting on learned helpless for my next book, showed a heartbreaking […]

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The 7 forms of organisational learning and why getting leaders onboard is important

7 forms of Organisational learning

Why getting leaders up to speed with the 7 forms of organisational learning will help your organisation. Organisational learning as a concept is the process of creating, retaining and transferring knowledge within the organisation. In this article I look at a new study about the effects of training leaders in the 7 forms of organisational learning. […]

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2 things predict if you will get work burnout: your personality isn’t one of them

work burnout

How likely are you to suffer from work burnout? A series of new studies looking at what predicts work burnout in staff have just been published and they all point to just two things that makes all the difference. One study just published in the International Journal of Stress Management looked at a range of factors thought to […]

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How to manage people who do boring repetitive jobs

boring job

Managing people who have a boring job There has been a lot of previous research into how boredom impacts productivity in a wide range of settings. Virtually all the studies found, as you would probably expect, that when someone is bored they tend to make more mistakes and become increasingly inattentive to their work. As […]

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