Leadership Research Briefing Archives | Page 3 of 8 | The Oxford Review - OR Briefings

Category Archives for "Leadership Research Briefing"

Research briefings around the topic of leadership

‘Flawed individuals’ – shared leadership in policing – lessons for all organisations

Research Briefing

Police the world over are organisations largely dependent on a hierarchical, bureaucratic leadership model. It has been shown that where in some situations a hierarchical system is most effective, even top leadership cannot deal with the most complex situations on their own so a shared leadership model is the best way forward. A new study […]

Read more

How to keep people on board in a merger

Research Briefing

Research has routinely found that many mergers and acquisitions fail to increase profitability, shareholder value or productivity as anticipated. Asking why this is the case, some research has pointed to employees leaving an organisation even when not pushed through compulsory redundancy. Often those leaving voluntarily are those who bring most value to the organisations as […]

Read more

How design thinking is affected by culture

Research Briefing

Design thinking has been growing in popularity in recent years, particularly for business and organisational problem solving. Design thinking Design thinking is the process of seeing and solving problems from a designer’s perspective, which is essentially a human or user centred approach to innovation and problem solving. The intention with design thinking is to use […]

Read more

Leadership development through understanding the Holocaust

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, leaders, leadership development, moral judgement, courage An interesting paper has just been published which looks at a unique program that was developed for the US Coast Guard Academy in which it argues that all leadership programs should include a study of the Holocaust. This, they argue, helps leaders develop higher levels of moral […]

Read more

Proper integration in acquisitions required to utilise servitization

Research Briefing

New research into acquisition of German machine tools firms by Chinese companies has shown that in order for the benefits of servitization to be fully recognised, the traditional light touch approach of Chinese companies in West bound acquisitions needs to be more than skin deep. What is servitization? In essence servitization is a transformation journey […]

Read more