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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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How organisations deal with dilemmas and emergencies – Press & Balance

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This is the final part of 3 articles about how organisations deal with dilemmas and emergencies: Part 1: ‘New research: Organisational responses to dilemmas and emergencies’ Part 2: 6 ways organisations deal with dilemmas In this post we have a look at the conclusions of this research… Press and balance The researchers found that there are two […]

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In this month’s Oxford Review

Members got this month’s Oxford Review at the end of last week packed with the latest, just published, HR, Organisational Development, Management, Leadership and L&D research briefings to keep our members the most impressively up-to-date and well informed professionals around. This month’s Oxford Review includes research briefings on: Types of Manipulation and why it is […]

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6 ways organisations deal with dilemmas

Following on from the previous post ‘New research: Organisational responses to dilemmas and emergencies’ in this post I will look at what the research says about the 6 ways organisations deal with dilemmas. It has previously been found that there are six main ways organisations deal with these secondary order tensions, paradoxes and dilemmas: Denial. The organisation just […]

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New research: Organisational responses to dilemmas and emergencies

In this the first of a three part posting I will look at an interesting and useful large-scale research study examining how the emergency services cope with difficult incidents in Europe. The paper has just been published by researchers from Central Michigan University and the University of Illinois. Part 1 (this part) The dilemmas organisations […]

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Making evidence-based practice work. Part 2 – solutions

This post follows on from the previous post Making evidence-based practice work: The 3 key challenges In this post I will look at what the research findings are: evidence-based solutions Solutions The researchers discovered that there are two primary pre-requisites for successful implementation of evidence-based practice: evidence-based solutions. Primary pre-requisites for successful implementation of evidence-based practice Management involvement […]

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Making evidence-based practice work: The 3 key challenges

In this two part posting I will look at some new research that looks at how to make and embed evidence based practice in your organisation. Part 1 The key challenges of evidence based practice (This Post) What is Evidence based practice New research The 3 key challenges Part 2 Solutions Many professions have moved […]

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