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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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Why organisations empower the people and how does it impact the organisation’s performance?

Research Briefing

Keywords: employee empowerment, empowerment practices, empowerment, organisational performance, ambiguity, cost, human resources One of the distinguishing features in terms of management and human resource management of employees has been the steady increase in interest in empowerment practices. The basis of employee empowerment is that employees are given considerable decision-making power, autonomy and accountability. The argument that […]

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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 an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational climate, organisational citizenship behaviours, organisational performance, commitment, empowerment, paradox, organisational values Research in recent years has found that positive organisational citizenship behaviours or OCB’s are a significant predictor of organisational performance. Further, it has been found that a number of important factors within the organisational work environment are critical for creating the conditions […]

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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The latest edition of The Oxford Review: inside you will find research briefings about: Flexible working arrangements have considerably different impacts in different countries How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours How business model change impacts your organisation’s success How corporate culture helps to manage occupational […]

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How servant leadership influences organisational citizenship behaviours

Research Briefing

Keywords: Servant leadership, Leadership, LMX, Leadership-member exchange, empowerment, Psychological empowerment, Proactive personality As mentioned in previous research briefings, servant leadership has been shown to have better and more stable outcomes than any other leadership style, including transformational leadership. Additionally, a whole raft of research has found significant links between servant leadership and organisational leadership behaviours. […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 11 (November 2017)

The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 11 (November 2017)

The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 11 (November 2017)     Attitude towards change: the roles of acceptance of change and control Keywords: Organisational Change, Acceptance of change, Resistance to change, Locus of control This briefing is from a new paper where the researchers looked at the connections between individual and collective attitudes towards change, […]

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