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Research Trends 2018/19: The Top 10 | The Oxford Review

Research Trends

Every year we compile to top research trends for year. This year the top 10 research trends from 2018/19 – drum roll….. are: Top 10 Research Trends Proactive personality Employee voice Cognitive inflexibility / flexibility and Tolerance to uncertainty Evidence-based practice Organisational ambidexterity Wisdom Leadership transition Virtual Communities of Practice Digital story-telling Agile Why not try a […]

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Why employee engagement fluctuates – new research

employee engagement

Employee engagement has become one of the hot topics in research, for practitioners and organisations, and is particularly important for organisational development and human resources practitioners. Employee role engagement is a subset of the broader concept of employee engagement and is the focus of a new study. When people talk about employee engagement, it tends […]

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Culture change through moral dialogue – new research

moral dialogue

Sociologists and ethnographers have known for years that moral dialogues can be a powerful mechanism for cultural change. Good examples of this are the recent public dialogues about sexual harassment in public office and gun-control in the United States. It is interesting to see how schoolchildren took control of the moral dialogue around firearms in […]

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How to Develop Innovative Work Behaviours through Self-Leadership

innovative work behaviours

Developing innovative work behaviours using self-leadership As the pace of change picks up, organisations across the globe are looking not only to deal with change in a positive and productive manner, but also improve performance, build competitive advantage, be innovative, profitable and sustainable. As a result, organisations and companies are constantly reaching out for methods […]

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Coaching for Personality Change?

Organisational Success Podcast

Is it possible to help people change their personality through coaching? New research looking at this issue had some really interesting results. Our latest podcast. Sarah Smith and David Wilkinson discuss a new study looking at whether it is possible to change someones personality through coaching.   Transcript: Speaker 1:                    00:02                Hi, this is the […]

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Podcast: Developing Practical Leadership and Management Wisdom

Organisational Success Podcast

Developing practical leadership and management wisdom : Research review with Sarah Smith In this episode we look at a research briefing around the topic of developing practical leadership and management wisdom Subscribe to the Oxford Review Podcast here Download the associated research briefing – The 8 primary features of practical leadership and management wisdom – Here […]

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Time banditry: How to get away with wasting time at work – new research

Time Banditry

Some people just appear to have the knack of doing very little or wasting time at work and getting away with it! When I was a police officer we had a sergeant who was nicknamed ‘Blister’ as he had a reliable tendency to turn up after the real work had been done. A new study looking at […]

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