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Lessons organisations need to learn about dealing with failure

Organisational Success Podcast

How organisations deal with errors, mistakes and failures predict a range of organisational attributes like how well (and how fast) the organisation learns, changes and adapts to change.  In this podcast David Interviews Gareth Lock, the author of the recently published book ‘Under pressure: Diving deeper into human factors‘ about blame and just cultures, how […]

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Scientific Myths Endure, Even In The Minds Of Some Scientists

Organisational Success Podcast

Why scientific myths not only endure in public but also some scientists minds, infecting some research with misleading counter-factual pseudo-research. Interview with Kare Letrud – Scientific myths Asst. Professor Dr. Kare Letrud talks to David about a common such research myth, the learning pyramid and how such scientific myths become to believed even by other […]

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Why hiring over-qualified people is a good idea – new research

Organisational Success Podcast

Over-qualified workers are increasingly common It is common these days to find overqualified professionals working in a wide variety of jobs that do not require their level of qualification, skills, knowledge and experience. Additionally, many jobseekers these days intentionally omit academic qualifications, work experience and senior roles they have held in order to obtain a […]

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Scientists in the boardroom – interview with Dr. Ruby Campbell

Organisational Success Podcast

Subscribe on iTunes Player FM Listen on Spotify Listen on Podbean Scientists in every boardroom Dr Ruby Campbell LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drrubycampbell/ Twitter: @ProveritasGroup Email Ruby Transcript David Wilkinson (00:00:00): Today I’d like to welcome Dr. Ruby Campbell who’s written a very interesting book called Scientists in The Boardroom: Harnessing the Power of STEMM Leaders in Every […]

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Evidence-Based Organisational Change – New Podcast

The OR Podcast

Organisational change is a continually ‘hot topic’ within both the organisational and research communities with very good reason, as the rate of the pace of change increases year-on-year (currently estimated to be approximately 9% change increase year-on-year). And this is just in terms of new knowledge, scientific discoveries and technological advancements. Added to this, there […]

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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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Why organisations are having problems using big data – research interview

The OR Podcast

More and more organisations are turning to big data to inform their decision-making. However, they are finding that all is not well when they try to use big data in this way and as a result frequently get disappointing results and end up abandoning the exercise or worse end up making bad decisions as a […]

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How people with higher levels of psychological entitlement stop others getting promoted

The OR Podcast

When people start to feel entitled or that they believe they have the right to things that others don’t (known as psychological entitlement) in an organisation things can get difficult. When people with a sense of psychological entitlement get to positions of power and authority, things can get pretty hard and perverse for everyone else. […]

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