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Research briefings around the topic of Coaching and mentoring

How emotional intelligence and emotional resilience breed adaptability, better performance and greater job satisfaction

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Frontline employees have to bring a range of human facets to improve and foster customer relationships within any organisation. Research published in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services shows that emotional intelligence is a key strength to be looked for in new employees, and where possible trained as part of their induction packages. Emotional […]

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Is there any difference between people’s perceptions of burnout and depression?

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Scholars in France have looked at the differences in perception of the medically recognised illness of depression and the publicly recognised concept of ‘burnout’. They surveyed just over 1000 people to understand what their perceptions and attitudes are to the two different concepts. Depression Depression is a medical mental health condition that has widely recognised […]

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Making professional judgements – confidently

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Research just published in the British Journal of Social Work has been looking into the development of confidence of people making professional judgements. Confidence Confidence has an important role in the making of judgements and decisions in our professional lives. Confidence, in this context, refers to the feeling of having done something correctly or incorrectly. […]

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Are peoples’ responses to uncertainty (anxiety and avoidance) learnt or an inherent property of being a human being? Why it matters to organisations.

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My main area of academic research and writing is around how people and organisations respond to uncertainty and ambiguity. The ‘is it nature (genetic) or nurture (do we learn our responses to uncertainty)?’ conundrum has always been one of those questions I pose to students but avoid myself. Up until now, from a research perspective […]

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The connection between emotional intelligence and organisational commitment

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An interesting study from the University of Jammu in India looked at the connections between emotional intelligence, psychological well-being, work-life balance and organisational commitment. What the research was particularly interested in was what factors promote high levels of organisational commitment, even in low paid employment situations. Organisational commitment Organisational commitment in short is the level […]

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