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Infographic – Dignity in Leadership

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This important infographic shows you recent research finds about how leaders who don’t promote dignity in the workplace damage both the workforce and their companies. Treating people with dignity is a core leadership activity and should be part of a leaders’ mindset. This study looked at an internal conflict which escalated to the extent that […]

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Top 10 Research Topics 2016

Top 10 research topics 2016/17

This FREE infographic shows the top ten organisational development, leadership and management research topics of 2016/17 in terms of research interest and volume. Are you up-to-date? Not a member? Apply to join now and get:   Weekly research briefings sent direct to you every week A copy of the Oxford Review containing between twelve and […]

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Measuring well-being and using organisational well-being profiles

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Keywords: wellbeing, well-being, well-being outcomes, employee well-being, indirect costs, costs, leadership, well-being data, well-being management information, management information, management, leadership There are many studies showing that the well-being of employees is a critical success factor for organisations. As a result, many organisations have focused on improving the well-being of the people, including developing organisation wide […]

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Using technology to boost informal learning

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Keywords: informal learning, technology, knowledge management, knowledge creation, workplace learning, learning, learning technology Probably the most fundamental skill required in the workplace today is an individual’s ability to learn. Given the pace of change, the rate of adoption of new technologies and working practices, the role of formal (through training, coaching, workshops et cetera) and […]

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The impact of open innovation, knowledge transfer from universities and coaching on SMEs

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Keywords: open innovation, knowledge management, knowledge transfer, coaching, university, university knowledge transfer, SME, small and medium enterprises, learning, organisational learning, performance enhancement, evidence based practice A wide range of previous studies have identified the benefits that accrue to organisations from collaborating with universities and, in particular, gaining access to knowledge generated through scientific research. Research […]

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Team decision-making and communication preferences

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Keywords: decision-making, team, group, team decision-making, group decisionmaking, communication preferences, gender, team leader, leadership, altruism, trust, leader, leadership, emergent leader, appointed leader Teamwork usually comprises of a series of decisions of varying degrees of risk made on a daily basis by both the members of the team and/or the team leader. The level of risk […]

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Teaching evidence-based practice

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Keywords: evidence-based practice, evidence-based practice education, evidencebased practice implementation, training, teaching, learning, competency development One of the primary problems facing any organisation trying to implement evidence- based practice is how to train and educate their staff in the practical and theoretical aspects of evidence-based practice. Given the nature of the subject at hand, it is […]

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Strategies for developing employee capability

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Keywords: employee capability, workforce capability, organisational capability, organisation performance, strategy One of the key issues any organisation or firm faces, no matter how large or small, is how to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviours and thinking in order to achieve its goals. Together, these five attributes are the primary components of workforce or […]

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