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

The negative side effects of coaching and how to deal with them – new study

negative side effects of coaching

Unless you’re infatuated with someone you will hardly ever have a relationship of any kind without some negative effects. A new study has found that there are also negative side effects of coaching and that these side effect applies to coach and coachee relationships…   Negative side effects The 3 most common side effects The […]

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‘Flawed individuals’ – shared leadership in policing – lessons for all organisations

Police leadership - flawed individuals

Complex problems and flawed individuals Police the world over are organisations largely dependent on a hierarchical, bureaucratic leadership model. It has been shown that where in some situations a hierarchical system is most effective, even top leadership cannot deal with the most complex problems on their own so a shared leadership model is the best way […]

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HR Devolvement and Developing innovative work behaviours through self-leadership

HR Devolvement

Last week members received the following research briefings: HR Devolvement Keywords: Human resources, HRM, HR devolvement, line management, training, devolvement, decentralisation One of the trends that is occurring in organisations around the world is the devolvement and decentralisation of HR. Coupled with trends in automation and artificial intelligence (AI), this trend strongly suggests that there […]

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Agile coaches have the best outcomes: What it takes to be an agile coach

effective communication

A recent study has found that the clients of agile coaches have better measurable outcomes than coaches without what is known as model agility. Are you an agile coach?  What exactly is agile coaching?   This research briefing was sent out to members in July 2016 – be ahead of the crowd and get the […]

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How to increase the sales of new products by 12-18%

Product Development

How to increase the sales of new products in the marketplace by 12-18% Looking for a way to increase the sales of new products? A new study has been published looking the effectiveness of R&D and marketing cooperation as compared to R&D and sales cooperation for new-product development and sales under different market and organisational […]

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The New Leaders Paradigm

The New Leaders Paradigm

A new paradigm or model of leadership is starting to emerge from the post 2008 financial crash world. Traditional concepts are starting to shift and a new world idea of leadership is just starting to develop. In a new paper, researchers outline what the new leaders paradigm appears to look like. Traditional leadership Experience, outlook […]

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Why HR teams are core to an environmentally sustainable business approach

environmentally sustainable business approach

Organisations around the world are taking an increasing interest in reducing their environmental impact and developing an environmentally sustainable business approach. The most cynical amongst us say this increased interest in corporate environmental sustainability has developed for two reasons: good public relations and the fact that reducing energy use is cheaper in the long term. […]

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Why your Business and Management Information Systems may well be way out of date – even if you have just got it…

Management Information Systems

Since the 2007/8 global financial crisis, business methods have changed almost out of all recognition. Bureaucratic, top down methods are being left behind as business leaders realise that in order to compete businesses have to move quickly in often unpredictable directions. One example of this has been the British telecommunications company, BT, that ended up […]

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The 9 evidence based issues about shared leadership that you need to know

Shared Leadership: How to make it work

A meta-analysis of 72 research papers just published has thrown up nine points for human resources and development professionals to consider when looking at a shared leadership system. The paper looked at shared leadership at a team level rather than the macro organisational level. Businesses and other organisations are often fairly risk averse with regards […]

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