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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No4

The Oxford Review Vol 3 Number 4

In this month’s Oxford Review: How person-organisation fit impacts turnover intentions The effect of educational video on student engagement, critical thinking and learning The dynamics of victimisation Performance management in lean organisations – what actually works? Is CBT a clinically effective intervention in work settings? A new clinical study How to develop longer-lasting and higher […]

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Error management: what it is and why it is so important

Keywords: error management, error management culture, trust, learning, performance, managed trust, group efficacy, employee creativity, creativity, organisational commitment, blame culture     Errors, mistakes, mix-ups and failures occur in every organisation and industry. The issue for most organisations is how they deal with mistakes and errors, without stifling creativity, experimentation and innovation. The problem with trying […]

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What is it that organisations have to do in order to get people engaged with job crafting?

Research Briefing

Keywords: job crafting, performance, job satisfaction, person-job fit, P-J fit, cognitive crafting, relational crafting, task crafting One of the more recent ideas in organisational development is that of job crafting. The concept of job crafting really started in the organisational literature in 2001 and has caught on rapidly. Job crafting refers to the ability of employees […]

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How our beliefs change the impact of our emotions

Research Briefing

Keywords: emotion, behaviours, expectations, beliefs, emotion regulation There is a very close link between our emotions and behaviours. A number of studies have found that our emotions can prompt a set of fixed behavioural programmes, which dictate how an individual is likely to behave when they experience a particular emotion. But is this always the […]

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Three types of job demand and their impact on us

Research Briefing

Keywords: job demand, employee requirements, quantitative demands, cognitive demands, mental demands, emotional demands, burnout, psychological empowerment, empowerment The modern workplace is considered historically to be the most focused and demanding in the history of mankind. This is evidenced by increasing levels of stress, burnout and mental issues brought about through the work environment. There are […]

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How our mindset affects our perception of risk

Research Briefing

Keywords: mindsets, risk perception, risk-taking behaviour, risk, illusory optimism Research over the last 40 to 50 years has shown that people tend to be unrealistically optimistic about their own future and that, on average, are not very good at weighing up risks in general. Risk perception is a key area of research, in which people […]

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The requirements of successful ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) implementation in SME’s

Research Briefing

Keywords: Enterprise Resource Planning; Small and Medium Enterprises; challenges; solutions; requirements Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or the integrated management of connected core business processes such as… Finance & Accounting: General ledger, fixed assets, payables including vouchering, matching and payment, receivables, cash management and collections, financial consolidation. Management Accounting: Budgeting, costing, cost management, activity-based costing. Human […]

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