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How to retain key talent in organisations – a review of literature

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Keywords: talent, talent management, employee retention, human resources, human resource management, management A key role of management at all levels of an organisation is to provide an environment whereby talented staff stays within the organisation, rather than looking for more attractive opportunities elsewhere. Churn, or turnover of key talented staff, is considered to be a […]

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Which management practices help to develop innovation capability organisations?

Research Briefing

Keywords: innovation, product innovation, process innovation, innovation capability, organisational innovation capability, management, management practices, human resource management, HRM One of the most important sources of competitive advantage for any organisation is that organisation’s ability to innovate. This is particularly the case in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous situations or environments. Previous studies have found that an […]

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The impact of organisational values and offering employee contact on e-recruiting

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Keywords: recruitment, organisational values, HRM, human resources, human resource management, values-in-action The vast majority of recruiting these days is done online; a recent survey (2015) found that 100% of large organisations in the West now use internet-based recruiting systems to find and attract applicants. Largely, these web-based systems focus on using social media channels, as […]

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How merger and acquisition strategies influence post-merger integration outcomes

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Keywords: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, post-merger integration, human resource management, strategy, HRM Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are ubiquitous. Companies and organisations use mergers and acquisitions to accelerate their growth, acquire valuable assets, capabilities and resources, achieve a competitive advantage or even reduce or eliminate competition. Despite this, all indications are that many merger and acquisition […]

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The things managers believe: How evidence-based are managers really?

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Keywords: Management, managers, human resource management, evidence-based practice, beliefs, decision-making, research It is largely assumed that good managers use a judicious mix of experience, understanding of the context, learnt knowledge from research, training etc and policy. The question is whether this is true? To what extent do managers actually use good evidence-based practice and learnt […]

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The research evidence about HR’s lack of evidence-based practice

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Keywords: human resources, HR, HRM, human resource management, evidence-based practice, research evidence Whilst many professions embrace evidence-based practice, there is a compelling amount of recent research evidence stacking up to show that Human Resources professionals singularly fail to engage with evidence-based knowledge and practice. What has become known as the HRM research–practice has been receiving […]

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Human Resource management trends

Research Briefing

Keywords: human resources, human resource management, HR, HRM, research practice gap, big data If you go to any decent research database and type in the search term ‘human resource management’ you are quite likely to experience a deluge, as there have been in excess of 1,030,000 peer-reviewed research papers on this topic. This year alone […]

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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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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 8

The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 8

In this Month’s Oxford Review: Does being clear about your own emotions help you to have greater empathy? Why talent management and industrial–organisational (I-O) psychology has a big problem Lean is harder to implement and the results worse than people usually expect at first What does engagement really mean? The impact of organisational values and […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 5 May 2018

The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 5

In this month’s edition of The Oxford Review – Research Briefings about: What does ‘Evidence-Based practice readiness’ really mean and what predicts it? What are the best project management practices for ERP (enterprise resource planning) system projects? The problem of knowledge hiding in organisations: what causes it? The key role of wishful thinking in professional […]

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