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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 to deal with cognitive bias in decision making

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Keywords: Decision-making, problem-solving, cognitive bias, leadership, team thinking Cognitive bias is probably responsible for more errors in decision-making by leaders than any other cause. Many studies have shown that cognitive bias often leads to irrational, ineffective and costly decisions in organisations. Cognitive bias has been found to be responsible for inaccurate assumptions, inadequate problem diagnosis […]

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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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