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The 3 Human Resources Credibility Factors

One of the things Human Resources are constantly battling with is developing and maintaining credibility, especially with the operational functions in organisations. It is a continual background tension that sits behind just about every HR department and every thing they do and contribute. Creating credibility and developing influence in an organisation isn’t easy for anyone […]

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The 5 dissent tactics of employees and how to deal with them

It is estimated that somewhere between 50 and 70% of employees, will, at some point in their employment feel that the organisation has wronged, mistreated or let them down in some way. These issues are referred to as psychological contract breaches. This is where an employee feels that the organisation has failed to fulfil its […]

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What you should to know about the organizational levels of development

All organisations go through stages as they develop. A research paper just published by researchers this month has identified the 6 levels of organisational development. Not only does this work appear to be valid but it has huge importance for business owners, leaders, managers, Organisational Development, Human Resources, Learning & Development professionals, consultants and coaches. […]

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Does the reputation of your organisation make any practical difference to its employees?

An interesting study has just been published that looks at the effects of corporate reputation on the people who work inside the organisation and the organisation’s performance in the market. The researchers used 263 data points and a process called structural equation modelling, which is a whole set of computer modelling and factor analyses processes […]

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Developing organisational ambidexterity – the implications for HR, L&D and OD

Ambidexterity

One of the big themes emerging from the management and organisational development literature at the moment is that of organisational ambidexterity. Get research updates from The Oxford Review – free.   Doing the two main organisational tasks change brings about A problem that has dogged many organisations is how to continue to exploit its existing […]

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In this month’s Oxford Review

This month’s Oxford Review is out! In this edition we have research briefings on Can management prevent the downside of change? Organisational culture change through HR? How to Predict Unethical Management Behaviour How to manage people who do boring, repetitive jobs The 2 factors which predict burnout and your personality isn’t one of them The […]

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The annual review / appraisal is dying. Here is what is replacing it – new research

A number of business headlines have suggested that staff performance reviews are dead, but while the traditional form of performance reviews are being widely ditched by Blue Chip companies, staff won’t get off scot free. In a paper just published in Strategic HR Review, there will always be some form of performance review and where […]

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New Video: Do 70% of change projects really fail?

David has just released a new video about the research he did around the common perception that 70% of change programmes fail. Be prepared to be shocked!   You can get the slideshare here: http://www.slideshare.net/platothefish/do-70-of-organizational-change-projects-really-fail The url for this video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xle0yoKYKM

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