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Human Resources (also known as Human Capital, Human Resources Management, HR, HC and HRM) research. This category contains articles, posts and research briefings about Human Resources, it’s management, practices and implementation in organisations.

The 5 different dissent strategies and how to deal with them. New research

Dissent strategies

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 is an organisational culture?

organisational culture

People talk a lot about ‘organisational culture’ and changing the organisational culture. But what is an organisational culture? The definition of organisational culture There are several different definitions of organisational culture (1) These definitions range from the simple – “It’s the way we do things around here”(2) to the more complicated such as Schien’s definition […]

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Change Management: Two Core Methods

Core Methods of Change Management

A new study has highlighted two core methods of change management that help to facilitate organisational change whilst improving engagement, ownership and develops learning capability across the organisation.   One of the earliest lessons taught to military officers usually is ‘First, appreciate the situation’. In the fog of war, a good understanding of the immediate […]

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Why your organisation should start employee relocation now: The evidence…

relocation

employee relocation, staff relocation, relocating employees, relocating staff Why employee relocation is a good idea and how best to relocate employees: New Research Why companies should be doing employee relocation There are some very good evidence-based reasons organisations should have an employee relocation system. Among people born around the turn of the century (2000 – ‘Millennials’), […]

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2 things predict if you will get work burnout: your personality isn’t one of them

work burnout

How likely are you to suffer from work burnout? A series of new studies looking at what predicts work burnout in staff have just been published and they all point to just two things that makes all the difference. One study just published in the International Journal of Stress Management looked at a range of factors thought to […]

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How to manage people who do boring repetitive jobs

boring job

Managing people who have a boring job There has been a lot of previous research into how boredom impacts productivity in a wide range of settings. Virtually all the studies found, as you would probably expect, that when someone is bored they tend to make more mistakes and become increasingly inattentive to their work. As […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to How Unethical Behaviour Develops

unethical behaviour in the workplace

The Step-by-Step Guide to How Unethical Behaviour in the Workplace Develops In the the last of my three part series on how to predict unethical behaviour in the workplace develops. Part One – How to predict unethical behaviour Part Two – Moral disengagement: How it predicts unethical behaviour To wrap up this research briefing today I will look […]

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How to know that someone is going to act unethically

Moral Disengagement

Moral disengagement: How to know if someone is going to act unethically In my last article How to predict unethical behaviour I looked at research that showed: The 2 primary predictors of unethical behaviour, and The 3 precursors of moral disengagement Today we are going to have a look at what the research says about the actual process […]

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How to predict unethical management behavior

predict unethical behaviour

How to predict unethical behaviour There are the steps people take before they engage in unethical behaviour and if you know the signs, you can predict it happening. It is better to see the warning signs and take action than wait for it to occur. This is the first of three posts in which I will review […]

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