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Psychological contract: What they are and why they are critical

Psychological contract

What is a psychological contract? The term psychological contract refers to the often unspoken set of expectations and assumptions that two parties (employees and the organisation, its leaders and managers) have of each other about things like how they will behave and act. Examples Psychological contract breaches Development of the term References     Examples […]

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Organisational culture and history – a method of understanding mergers and acquisitions

Research Briefing

This week we also sent out the following research briefing to members. Keywords: organisational culture, research methods, history, oral histories, uncertainty, mergers and acquisitions Over the last 10-15 years the importance of understanding the organisational culture of merging organisations has come to the fore. Many failed mergers and acquisitions have been put down to cultural […]

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Positive Leadership and the 4 dilemmas of strategic timing

This week we sent members two brand new research briefings   The rise of Positive Organisational Leadership Keywords: positive organisational leadership, leadership, positive organisational scholarship, leadership development, positive deviance, organisational development Positive organisational scholarship is part of the recent interest in positive psychology and positive organisational development and refers to organisational approaches to developing a […]

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Flexibility, strategy & knowledge management – members only research briefings

This week's Research Briefings

This week our members received the following three research briefings… Psychological flexibility The four dilemmas of strategic timing Knowledge management success in organisations     The critical importance of psychological flexibility and how it predicts mental health outcomes and resilience   Keywords: Psychological inflexibility, Psychological flexibility, cognitive flexibility, cognitive inflexibility, coaching   Psychological flexibility refers […]

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A proactive risk taking culture can enhance business performance

  A proactive risk taking culture can enhance business performance A study just published has shown that innovation in a proactive, risk taking organisational culture can enhance business performance. The roots of business innovation In the words of the authors “a true entrepreneurial genius is someone who has the capability to experiment with combinations of new […]

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The essential guide to evidence-based leadership

(Updated June 2018) Evidence-based leadership refers to the processes and practices of using ‘best evidence’ and ‘hard facts’ about the current situation and what tends to work and what doesn’t, and includes best evidence about how what decisions to make. This means being able to identify and separate facts from half-truths, pet theories, unfounded beliefs […]

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The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Practice – 2018

The Transdisciplinary Evidence-based practice model

(Evidence-based practice – Updated August 2018)  Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP).    Evidence-based practice is becoming a real force in a rapidly growing number of organisations and public services. Even traditional organisations like the police have a growing body of evidence-based practitioners and functions to support the promotion and embedding of evidence-based practice […]

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Work Psychology and Decision-Making Research Briefings

Work Psychology and Decision-Making Research Briefings

Downloads Home > Work Psychology and Decision-Making Research Briefings (This page)     Individual Research Briefings by Category/Topic: Member Home Coaching | HR | L&D | Leadership | Management | OrgDev/Org Change |Work Psychology and Decision-Making Research Briefings Oxford Review Copies Browse Everything in order of publication (ish) Infographics Video Research Briefings

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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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