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How to deal with disruption through knowledge management

Research Briefing

Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge sharing, business disruption, disruptive technologies, change, organisational change, disruptive change, agile At the current pace of change, one of the most frequent disruptive elements within most businesses is technological. As new technologies, software, and factors like artificial intelligence continue to develop rapidly, business disruptions are occurring daily across the globe. Some […]

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The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 2

In this month’s Oxford Review In this month’s Oxford Review Can Action Learning be used to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in communications? Characteristics of a successful sales person: Valid measurements of performance Emotions and their role in the shaping of self-identity Evaluating industry 4.0 organisational readiness Group identity and decision-making: information cascades and decision […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 11

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 11

In this months edition (Volume 3 No 11) 3D virtual learning environments: do they motivate or undermine sustained engagement? Empowering leadership styles in cross-cultural situations Evidence producing organisations: what they are and how they have developed How Transformational Leadership Increases Employee Performance Measuring organisational coaching outcomes Micro-learning: what it is and how it integrates with […]

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The critical role of organisational learning and absorptive capacity in supply chain flexibility

Research Briefing

Keywords: absorptive capacity, learning, organisational learning, knowledge management, supply chain, supply chain flexibility, dynamic environments, change In these days of dynamic and rapidly changing markets and environments, general organisational flexibility and adaptability are key components for a competitive advantage and organisational sustainability. Political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal changes external to an organisation frequently […]

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The links between organisational change and workplace bullying

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Keywords: bullying, workplace bullying, organisational change, change, psychological contract Over the last six or seven years a number of research studies have discovered that organisational change programs are often accompanied by an increase in systematic and persistent workplace bullying, particularly in terms of devaluing employees’ work, motivations and efforts, as well as social isolation and […]

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Bullying and change are related and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 10

In this edition: Research briefings on: Aligning servant leadership, strategy and structure Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why? Mixing different types of coaching Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change Relational energy and leadership style The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome The research […]

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Measuring organisational alignment and performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational alignment, organisation structure, organisation performance, measurement, measuring, organisational change, change The last 50 years of research into organisational performance has been marked by an increase in quantitative measures of organisational performance. Quantitative measurement provides a level of objectivity and the ability to make comparative decisions based on ‘the numbers’. Alignment Whilst quantitative measurement is […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 10

Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 10

In the month’s Oxford Review we have a whole edition full of useful research briefings: This month:   Risk management Employee voice and organisational culture Happiness at work Measuring organisational alignment and performance Organisational socialisation tactics and HR Developing good transformational leaders Inclusive leadership Increasing entrepreneurship in organisations The impact of adopting agile methodologies Developing expertise […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol3 No2

In this month’s Oxford Review (sent to members) there are 12 new research briefings: Contents: Barriers to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the role of HR Contextual leadership Culture change through moral dialogue Developing good employee voice behaviours How our beliefs change the impact of our emotions Everything you need to know about circle mapping […]

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Agreeing to change: the reciprocity effect

Research Briefing

Keywords: Organisational change, change, reciprocity, uncertainty, financial exchange, effort Whilst there have been a number of attempts to redefine the idea of resistance to change, (indeed some researchers argue that there is no such thing) there is still a lot of research ongoing about this topic. The majority of studies about resistance to change comprise […]

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