Category Archives for "Research"

Research blogs, posts, articles and research briefings about organisational development, organisational change, evidence-based practice, leadership, management, human resources, learning and development and coaching.

Receptiveness to change: how job satisfaction and organisational commitment impacts it

Receptiveness to change

Receptiveness to change is a key issue in organisations. A lot of time, money and effort is used trying to predict and develop receptiveness to change as this is a primary indicator of organisational readiness for change. A new study looking at the relationships between job satisfaction, organisational commitment and people’s attitudes toward organisational change […]

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Tensions faced by leaders: The inherent conflict and tension that exist within manager’s and leader’s roles

Tensions faced by leaders

Tensions faced by leaders: An interesting paper, about the tensions faced by leaders in health care scenarios shows some really useful constructs for leaders and managers in other contexts. The study found that there are often perceived differences between the aims of different parts of managers jobs. In this case between the aims of the […]

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The working alliance of coaching

the working alliance of coaching

A recent review of the available literature in coaching looking at what is known as the working alliance of coaching or what is important in coaching relationships has found that the quality of coaching relationships is vital to achieving outcomes, however this is hard to quantify. This new literary review and study looked at the quality […]

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New Research Briefing: How to develop and lead an adaptable organisation

How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation

  If you are in leadership, leadership development, organisational development or consultancy you are going to want to see this… New research briefing: How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation This week we sent our members a brand new research briefing about how to lead and develop an adaptable organisation. This briefing summarised an important new […]

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How obedience and loyalty led to the downfall of Toshiba

obedience and loyalty

Obedience and loyalty could be your organisations downfall…   Toshiba was at one time one of the giants of Japan’s economy, with net sales of USD $63 billion and over 200,000 employees worldwide. However things were not as they appeared. In 2015 it was discovered that there was USD 4.1 billion of inflated profits over […]

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This weeks Briefings: Why introverts rarely emerge as leaders and The conditions for open innovation

Research Briefing

This Week’s Research Briefings This week we sent out the following research briefings to our members: What creates the conditions for open innovation in an organisation Keywords: open innovation, innovation, external knowledge, knowledge management, collaboration, openness, learning, organisational flexibility, entrepreneurial orientation, technology, reward system, incentives   One of the hot topics at the moment is […]

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An evidence-based framework for developing inclusion in the workplace

inclusion in the workplace

Developing inclusion in the workplace is a much wider issue than just developing and publishing a series of policies. A new study looking at the research into inclusion in the workplace best practice has produced a very useful research and evidence-based framework for promoting inclusion in the workplace. Inclusion in the workplace The research 6 ways of […]

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