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The Oxford Review Volume 4 No 1

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 1

This month we have research that answers a series of key questions: Whether Long-Term Incentive Plans actually work as executive packages for improving organisational performance. Is executive coaching morally justifiable? Can playing online games can be used to develop leadership skills? How do external stakeholders end up influencing major project even when they haven’t got […]

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The role of ‘bodily resonance’ in creating implicit bias

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Keywords: work psychology, behaviour, bias, cognitive bias, implicit bias, biases, bodily resonance, self-image One of the more common questions people have about biases, particularly biases towards or against other people, is wheresuch biases come from or how do they start? Our beliefs about other people and the cultural and social groups to which they belong are […]

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How perceptions of sexual orientation, race and gender impact leadership recruitment evaluations

Research Briefing

Keywords: Recruitment, Bias, Sexual orientation, Race, Gender, Recruiting An interesting study from Canada has just been released looking at whether the sexual orientation, race or gender of an applicant for a leadership position changes the way people evaluate that candidate. This is an interesting study in that the researcher from St Mary’s University in Canada […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 12 (December 2017)

The Oxford Review Vol 2 No 3 December 2017

In issue 12 Volume 2 of the Oxford Review… Research briefings of the very latest research including: Why and how an empowering leadership style can go wrong Keywords: Empowering leadership, Leadership, Self-efficacy, Psychological ownership, Performance, Workplace deviance We tend to think that being an empowering leader is all good. An empowering leadership style has been […]

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The basis of prejudice, bias and resistance to change

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The basis of prejudice, bias and resistance to change A paper just published in the Journal of Personality and Individual Differences by researchers from the Department of Psychology, Yale University has made some interesting and useful conclusions about dogmatism, prejudice and bias in humans. All three of these traits have been extensively researched over the […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 10

The Oxford Review October 2017

In this month’s Oxford Review (PDF Download):   Developing evidence-based HR Keywords: human resources, human capital, evidence-based HR, HR analytics, HR digitisation In many organisations human resources or human capital analytics have been adding significant value and the operational use of HR analytics has been growing exponentially over the last few years. This study looks […]

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