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Occupational licensing increases prices and reduces entrants? A new study

Occupational licensing

A new study looking at the impact of occupational, professional licensing, its core intentions, and potential downsides has had some interesting findings. Occupational and professional licensing is an increasing phenomenon, which has grown alongside increasing the professionalisation of occupations. A previous (2013) study found that approximately 30% of the entire workforce is required to gain […]

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How to protect yourself from the effects of an authoritarian leader

Psychological resilience

There has been a growing interest over the last 5 to 10 years in the concept of employee or psychological resilience within organisations and in organisational research. Some of the reasons for this increased interest in resilience include evidence of: • increased performance• increased tolerance to uncertainty and ambiguity• more positive reactions to change However, […]

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Is Laissez-faire leadership really the leadership style to avoid? – New study

Laissez-faire leadership

New research about Laissez-faire leadership may challenge your previous thoughts and ideas about this style of leadership and whether it really is as bad as it is held out to be. Nature of Leadership The nature or style of leadership in organisations has been shown in many, many studies to have a significant impact on […]

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Career adaptability and high-performance working practices – a new study

Career adaptability

Career adaptability and high-performance working practices are critical factors in helping organisations and their employees to deal with fast-paced change, as well as uncertainty and ambiguity in their roles and tasks. One of the central themes to emerge from recent research about key worker competencies is that of employee adaptability. What studies are showing on […]

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What impact do authentic leaders really have on employees during change? New research

organisational change

There are a wide range of factors that affect employees during organisational change. Over the years, a considerable amount of research has shown that the two largest factors are organisational culture and leadership behaviours. Organisational change Unsurprisingly, many studies have found that organisational change frequently has a significant emotional impact on employees and that this, […]

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Why mixing politics and work doesn’t work – new research

why mixing politics and work doesn't work

What annoys you about the current state of politics in the country?  Who else knows what you think? A new study has looked at the impact that sharing political affiliations, views and thoughts has on other peoples perceptions of expertise was published recently that you might want to know about.  We are largely social decision-makers, in […]

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