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University Student Exam Fails

University Student Exam Fails

Funny exam fails… Here are some of this years university exam fails… As you may know I also lecture at a couple of Universities (Oxford, Cardiff and Oxford Brookes) on a regular basis. I also mark exam papers and theses in these and a couple of other universities. I thought you might like to see […]

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5 ways to deal with conflict

How to deal with conflict in organisations

How to deal with conflict in organisations. This post is the follow on from Conflict Management Protocols In Management which reports on a new study sent to our subscribers earlier this year. In this post (part 2) I look at new research that shows the five ways people deal with conflict in organisations. 5 Ways […]

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Conflict Management Protocols In Management

Conflict Management

In this two part post I look at a paper published earlier this year which looks at how to deal with conflict in organisations. Part 1 Conflict management protocols Types of conflict and where they’re likely to emerge Five types of conflict Good conflict / bad conflict In almost all organizations there will be a […]

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The 4 things that develop a new employee’s commitment to the organisation: Video Research Briefing

In this research video briefing, David looks at a recent paper which found 4 factors that increased peoples commitment to an organisation.

In this Video Research Briefing we look at The 4 things that develop a new employee’s commitment to the organisation https://youtu.be/YRmbj69SyyE Members get regular, short, to the point and easy to digest research briefings, video research briefings, infographics and more.

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What develops a new employee’s commitment to the organisation? 

organisational commitment

A paper just published in the Journal of Organizational Behaviour looks at what makes a difference to new employees’ commitment to the organization. Organisational Commitment Older New Employees Skills Own Initiative Progression Summary Reference Organizational commitment Organizational commitment has been positively associated with a range of outcomes like productivity, intention to stay, engagement in organizational citizenship […]

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New study finds the difference between successful and less successful entrepreneurs…

successful entrepreneurs

What makes the difference between successful and less successful entrepreneurs? A brilliant study has just been published of 198 SME’s to find out the the basis of the difference between successful and unsuccessful companies and in particular the entrepreneurs that drive them. Our research briefing explains the study and the findings for you. Interestingly they […]

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Emotional Competence and passionate restraint – new research

emotional competence

In the Oxford Review this month our members get a research briefing about a brand new study looking at emotional competence and the concept of passionate restraint. Among other fascinating findings this study found differences in how people perceived women and men displaying both emotional competence and passionate restraint. We explore the implications for organisations. §§§ This is […]

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The latest research briefings from the Oxford Review

In this month’s Oxford Review we have research briefings about: Emotional competence A new study looking at emotional competence and the concept of passionate restraint. Among other fascinating findings  this study found differences in how people perceived women and men displaying both emotional competence and passionate restraint.  §§§   What makes the difference between successful and less successful […]

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Why most business strategies fail – eventually

A paper just published by colleagues at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford argues that business planning by organisations needs to involve ‘scenario research’. Scenario research involves looking at how the business would benefit or fail from a range situations. Turbulent times One of the exciting things about business is that it […]

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