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Why some behaviours are really difficult to change and what to do about it: CEOS Theory

CEOS Theory

A new theory called CEOS Theory focusses on trying to understand one of the problems that science has been grappling with in recent years.  Some behaviour change is difficult to maintain, for example giving up smoking, sticking to a diet, maintaining a new fitness regimes, changing work habits etc. and this theory looks at the […]

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This weeks Briefings: Why introverts rarely emerge as leaders and The conditions for open innovation

Research Briefing

This Week’s Research Briefings This week we sent out the following research briefings to our members: What creates the conditions for open innovation in an organisation Keywords: open innovation, innovation, external knowledge, knowledge management, collaboration, openness, learning, organisational flexibility, entrepreneurial orientation, technology, reward system, incentives   One of the hot topics at the moment is […]

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An evidence-based framework for developing inclusion in the workplace

inclusion in the workplace

Developing inclusion in the workplace is a much wider issue than just developing and publishing a series of policies. A new study looking at the research into inclusion in the workplace best practice has produced a very useful research and evidence-based framework for promoting inclusion in the workplace. Inclusion in the workplace The research 6 ways of […]

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The Hottest Research Trends 2018: Analysis by The Oxford Review

Research Trends 2018

The research trends 2018. There are around 78,500 peer reviewed research articles published around the world every month. Our aim is to find the most practical and useful of these across the below areas, turn them into easy to understand and practically useful briefings for our members. As a result our search algorithms are hunting down […]

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Executive Coaching and its outcomes: What the research actually says

Executive coaching research briefing report

The latest executive coaching research A number of new (2018)  wide-ranging studies of executive coaching research have just been published. These include the first systematic review of executive coaching, which focuses on all the previous published research about executive coaching aims, methods and outcomes that has been published to date. The second research paper incorporated […]

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Why organisational learning fails – a lesson from NASA

Why organisational learning fails

Why organisational learning fails: Running a safe and efficient space programme is one of the highest risk jobs of all. A new report shows that investigations into organisational learning with regard to the Challenger and Colombia space shuttle accidents at NASA have shown that fundamental organisational constraints are frequently the greatest impediment to learning. The […]

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The Leadership Taboo, Managing Future Uncertainty and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol2 No1

In This month’s Oxford Review – Volume 3 Number 1… The downside of employee loyalty Keywords: employee loyalty, job tension, inter-professional dysfunction and collaboration, well-being Employee loyalty is not a one way street. A new study finds a bit of a hole in previous studies of employee loyalty and aims to fill that gap. In […]

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Do you need ambidextrous employees to have an ambidextrous organisation?

ambidextrous employees

A lot of research has gone into the explorative and exploitative states of an organisation at an organisational level. A new research study from the Netherlands has looked at whether employees need to be one or the other (explorative or exploitative) or actually ambidextrous in their own right in order for the organisation as a […]

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The negative side effects of coaching and how to deal with them – new study

negative side effects of coaching

Unless you’re infatuated with someone you will hardly ever have a relationship of any kind without some negative effects. A new study has found that there are also negative side effects of coaching and that these side effect applies to coach and coachee relationships…   Negative side effects The 3 most common side effects The […]

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