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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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Just how morally and ethically acceptable is executive and developmental coaching?

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, executive coaching, developmental coaching, ethics, morality A small but growing number of thinkers and researchers have been challenging the ethics and morality of developmental and executive style coaching. Whilst to many developmental and executive coaching can only be a force for good, significant disquiet is growing about the activities that such coaching necessarily entails. […]

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How to predict the unethical use of privileged information in organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: unethical behaviour, ethics, decision-making, strategic decision-making, leadership, organisational performance Over the past 10 to 20 years there has been a steady stream of scandals in which organisations have been caught using privileged information in unethical ways. The most recent of which appear to include data from Facebook being used to manipulate political outcomes. A […]

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Psychological foundations of morality and ethical behaviour in organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: morality, ethics, character, values, nine types of temperament model, ethical behaviour In recent years there has been increasing interest, both within organisations, governments and research, in improving standards of ethical and moral behaviour, both in organisations and public life. Many of the avenues of research and organisational interest have been focused on moral cognition […]

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Finger on the pulse – Positive Organisational Scholarship

Research Briefing

In 2003, a movement began in organisational behaviour called Positive Organisational Scholarship, which is a measure of organisational health that looks beyond merely the financial and focuses on companies creating a positive work life and performance. New research A new piece of research into the effectiveness of Positive Organisational Scholarshiphas just been published in the […]

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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 Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 1 (January 2016)

Oxford Review Vol 1 No 1 2016

Research Briefings in this edition of the Oxford Review:   In this edition: The connections between organisational culture, leadership style, organisational learning and innovation capability. Developing organisational ambidexterity – the implications for HR, L&D and OD. Why professionals agree to things that go against their professional beliefs. How you cope with uncertainty predicts how see the […]

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