The Oxford Review Blog: Evidence-based practice research briefings

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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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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Scientific Myths Endure, Even In The Minds Of Some Scientists

Organisational Success Podcast

Why scientific myths not only endure in public but also some scientists minds, infecting some research with misleading counter-factual pseudo-research. Interview with Kare Letrud – Scientific myths Asst. Professor Dr. Kare Letrud talks to David about a common such research myth, the learning pyramid and how such scientific myths become to believed even by other […]

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