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Research briefings around the topic of Coaching and mentoring

Using Critical thinking cards as part of training

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Many professions use a mixture of practical hands-on skills learning with more academically based theoretical learning and teaching approaches. The problem with this approach is that students frequently have difficulty joining the practice with the theoretical. The medical and nursing professions are classic examples where there are large amounts of classroom work that are taught […]

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What the emotions that arise from workplace incivility and disrespect actually do

Research Briefing

A series of previous research studies have unsurprisingly shown that workplace incivility and disrespect is a major cause of stress that undermines both personal and professional wellbeing. A new study about to be published in the International Journal of Stress Management looked at how people’s emotional response to disrespect and incivility in the workplace interacts […]

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Why people collect and horde useless information – the basis for information overload

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New research in the journal PLOS Computational Biology has shown that people will buy information even if they know that that information has no return on their investment. This runs contrary to the assumption that we only seek information that will genera te tangible returns. The experiment A number of people were asked to play […]

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Why professionals agree to things that go against their professional beliefs

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A really interesting paper that is due to be published in the Journal of Organizational Change Management questions why professionals agree to things that go against their professional beliefs. Professional values It is a familiar assertion that professionals are notoriously difficult to manage. The assumption is that they have minds of their own, professional values, […]

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