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How experts and consultants gain influence when they have little power

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Keywords: expertise, influence, upward influence, power, relationships, relations, consultants, experts, outsider One of the problems with being a consultant or external/peripheral expert is that you have little power within the organisation to ensure that your recommendations and thinking are enacted. As organisations increasingly turn to hiring experts and consultants in order to solve an ever-increasing […]

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The paradox of expertise and why experts produce more but think less

Research Briefing

Keywords: expertise, cognitive control, context updating, series processing, automatic control, Context Retrieval and Updating There is a central paradox at the heart of expertise: experts consistently perform better than novices, whilst at the same time they engage in less thinking and energy than novices. A core question that has intrigued psychologists for years is how can […]

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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 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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