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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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Job crafting: How to predict it in employees and why it is a good thing

Research Briefing

Keywords: Job crafting, employee autonomy, employee engagement, alignment Until recently the role that employees have played in creating change in their own jobs’ roles and responsibilities has received relatively little research attention. Job crafting or the process whereby an employee redesigns or modifies their job on their own initiative either with or without the involvement […]

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Managing inter-organisational change projects: why middle managers are critical

Research Briefing

Keywords: inter-organisational projects, project management, change management, resistance to change, middle management, pacing, timing, business case, alignment Any organisational or inter-organisational project is essentially about change. However, some projects are ostensibly about creating organisational change, as opposed to intra-organisational change. Whilst there are many, many research studies looking at project management, there are few that […]

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The down-side of organisational identification: Can you be too aligned with your organisation?

Organisational identification

The strength of organisational identification indicates the level to which the employees identify and agree with the goals, mission and values of the organisation they work in. Organisation identification is a key indicator of things like employee commitment to the organisation or company, loyalty, intention to leave and a host of other indicators.     […]

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