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How to laugh your way to better well-being

Organisational Success Podcast

Laughter is one of those behaviours that often gets overlooked in organisations. Nice when it happens but we don’t want to much of it when we are working. A study by researcher Anna Hatchard has looked at the impact of laughter on well-being, particularly stress, burnout and mental health.  In this podcast David interviews Anna […]

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The Enablers of Evidence-Based Management – Research Interview

The OR Podcast

Moving into a more evidence-based approach to management within organisations is often a noble cause, but the actual process is often fraught with a range of problems and issues. Understanding what enables an evidence-based management approach within an organisation is a key research issue. In this podcast researcher Christian Criado-Perez from The University of New South […]

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New research: The shift between T-Shaped & Key-shaped employees

T & Key shaped people

Traditional ways of thinking about employee and manager skills are being upended by the pace of change. The T-shaped employee is being replaced by Key-Shaped employees and managers… In 1978 an almost unreported paper published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Journal, The Engineering Management Review by Denis Johnson a little-known electronics engineer, […]

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The Fundamentals of Conscious Leadership: What you need to know

The OR Podcast

Conscious leadership. What is it? Why is it different? And why every leader and anyone responsible for leadership development should understand it. Concious leadership, what is it and what do leaders and anyone in leadership development need to know? In this pod cast oi Conscious Leadership – Interview with Steve McIntosh In this podcast David […]

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Conscious and Spiritual Leadership – a Discussion About the Research

Organisational Success Podcast

Conscious and Spiritual Leadership What are conscious and spiritual leadership approaches? How do they fit together, and what does the research say about these two perspectives on leadership? In this podcast David talks with consultant, interfaith minister and researcher David Wetton about all aspects of spiritual and conscious leadership, dispelling several myths and misunderstandings about […]

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New Research about Self-deception in Organisations

Self-deception in organisations

Self-deception in organisations is probably one of the most serious hidden issue organisations face today. A new study looking at self-deception in organisations has been conducted looking at the effects it can have on productivity has found that there are different levels and types of self- deception. When people have a firm allegiance and commitment […]

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The perfect talent management storm – the challenge of industry 4.0

Talent management for industry 4.0

Talent management is about to become significantly more ‘interesting’. As we enter the 2020s a wide range of issues have combined to create a volatile, uncertain, ever shifting and complex environment within which organisations have to operate. For example: Economic volatility and uncertainty Political change and upset Technological transformation and the rise of automation, AI […]

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Lessons organisations need to learn about dealing with failure

Organisational Success Podcast

How organisations deal with errors, mistakes and failures predict a range of organisational attributes like how well (and how fast) the organisation learns, changes and adapts to change.  In this podcast David Interviews Gareth Lock, the author of the recently published book ‘Under pressure: Diving deeper into human factors‘ about blame and just cultures, how […]

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