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Job satisfaction, organisational commitment and receptiveness to change

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A new study just published in the International Journal of Public Administration has been looking at the relationships between job satisfaction, organisational commitment and people’s attitudes toward organisational change. The intention of the study was to find out how job satisfaction, organisational commitment and people’s attitudes toward organisational change are connected. Job satisfaction Job satisfaction […]

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12 Years and they still haven’t merged! Conflicting subcultures in mergers and acquisitions

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A longitudinal study just published in the British Journal of Management looked at how a ‘radical’ internet company was absorbed culturally into a ‘bureaucratic’ telecommunications business in The Netherlands. That the process took 12 years to complete at a cultural level shows just how hard it is to absorb a smaller organisation with a completely […]

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The 13 trends of innovation in businesses

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The success of many companies is based on their ability to innovate and be innovative. Innovation is at the heart of developing new markets, competitor differentiation and the ability to build a sustainable competitive advantage. A paper just published by researchers from Austria and China looked at finding the patterns of innovation found in business. […]

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14 Driving factors behind organisational innovation

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Innovation is what sits under most if not every competitive advantage gained and it drives success and growth. An interesting paper just published by researchers from Brazil looked at the drivers for innovation in organisations. 14 key precursors for innovation were found across a basket of companies from banks to motor vehicle manufacturers and service […]

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Already had a difficult and painful change event? Be careful, be very careful this next time…

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A new study just published shows that organisations that attempt a change programme after a previous difficult and painful change programme face an increased and significant risk of failure during the next programme. This it appears, is down to employees of the organisation effectively being mentally scarred by the last attempt at organisational change. Difficult […]

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Can knowledge management really change organisational culture?

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The old saying, knowledge is power, has been shown to have real effect when looking at organisations. Research just published in the Journal of Knowledge Management shows that the discipline of knowledge management (KM) can help to bring about changes in organisational culture. Principles of knowledge management People often perceive that knowledge management in organisations […]

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Culture change and organisational cultural identity

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A really interesting paper has just been published in the European Management Journal looking at culture in organisations and the implications for culture change and management in organisations. New understanding about culture In the last few years our understanding of culture and how we take on cultural attributes has shifted away from the idea that […]

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