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Last month’s research briefings

Last month's research briefings

As well as podcasts, infographics, video research briefings, a copy of the monthly review, last month we sent out the following research briefings, based on just published* research to members: What is followership and how does it work? Do personality tests predict workplace deviance? Emotion regulation abilities predict work engagement and attitudes towards work Entrepreneurs: […]

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How organisational reward and incentive schemes can result in deviant behaviour

Research Briefing

Whilst the clear objective of reward systems, such as performance related pay, is to increase motivation and performance, a number of previous studies have found that such schemes can actually have the opposite effect by decreasing motivation and increasing ethical and pay inflation behaviours. And yet other studies found that performance-related pay and other organisational […]

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The problem with management consultants and consultancies

Research Briefing

A number of recent studies have shown that management consultancies often wield a significant influence on management practices, project and organisational outcomes and yet the precise benefit of their involvement is often difficult to ascribe and calculate. On the one hand, in certain situations, management consultants and consultancies have been found to provide tangible benefits, […]

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How team learning behaviours predict innovation capability

Research Briefing

Keywords: Learning, team learning, team learning behaviours, innovation, innovation behaviours It has become increasingly apparent, both to many organisations and to the business research community in general, that innovation and the ability to change and pivot rapidly is not only a major source of competitive advantage but also, these days, the primary method for reducing […]

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A research/evidence-based competency model for collaborative problem-solving

Research Briefing

Keywords: problem-solving, collaborative problem-solving, competency, competency model, competency framework A number of reports and studies have shown that one of the key critical skills that will be in increasing demand is that of collaborative problem-solving. Reports by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), the World Bank, and a variety of other studies have […]

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The Monthly Oxford Reviews

Coaching Research Briefings

Downloads Home > The monthly members only Oxford Review (This page) Individual research briefings and copies of the Monthly Oxford Review are only available to members   Individual Research Briefings by Category/Topic: Member Home Coaching |Evidence-Based Practice| HR | Learning& Knowledge Management | Leadership | Management | OrgDev/Org Change | Work Psychology Oxford Review Copies | Special Reports

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The impact of different management practices and why organisations need to pay attention to this study.

Research Briefing

Keywords: management, management practices, organisational performance, organisational management This study is based on a very big population of managers around the world by a team of researchers from some of the world’s most prestigious universities and looks how management practices impact: Productivity Profitability Growth Survival and longevity Innovation Organisations, managers and management developers and coaches […]

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The Cope Scale

Research Briefing

Keywords: coping, coping strategies, psychometric, assessment, resilience In our continuing quest to fight the pseudo instruments and assessments that proliferate organisations and find and bring you valid and reliable assessments this week we bring you the COPE Scale, or the shortened version of it. This assesses people coping strategies when they are face with difficulty. […]

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The Principled Leadership Scale – Interview / podcast

Principled leadership

Introduction Principled leadership is essential in todays environment. Issues like the Enron scandal (where the Chief Executive was found guilty of 18 counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading) and the VW emissions scandal (where technology was used to cheat emissions testing protocol and a range of other scandals) show that unethical and unprincipled decision-making […]

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Evidence-Based Practice Research Briefings

Coaching Research Briefings

Downloads Home > Evidence-Based Practice (This page) Individual research briefings are only available to members Individual Research Briefings by Category/Topic: Member Home Coaching |Evidence-Based Practice| HR | Learning& Knowledge Management | Leadership | Management | OrgDev/Org Change | Work Psychology Oxford Review Copies | Special Reports

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