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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol3 No2

In this month’s Oxford Review (sent to members) there are 12 new research briefings: Contents: Barriers to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the role of HR Contextual leadership Culture change through moral dialogue Developing good employee voice behaviours How our beliefs change the impact of our emotions Everything you need to know about circle mapping […]

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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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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 6

Oxford Review Volume 3 No 6

In this month’s Oxford Review What can coaches learn from positive psychology?.. 5 The psychology of boredom and what predicts it. 11 The problem with integrating evidence-based practice. 16 The impact of leader-member exchange (LMX) on organisational citizenship behaviours; the role of organisational job embeddedness   20 The impact of emotions, beliefs and values on LMX (leader-member […]

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Why people believe conspiracy theories: a review of the research

Research Briefing

Keywords: conspiracy theories, beliefs, organisational commitment, intolerance to uncertainty, cognitive closure, disenfranchisement, social identification 42% of the American population believe that there has been a cover-up with regards to the events of 9/11, 10% of Americans aren’t sure and 48% don’t believe that there has been a cover-up. Over one third of Americans believe that […]

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Mental toughness, perception of risk and belief in the paranormal are all connected

Research Briefing

Keywords: Mental toughness, resilience, perception of risk, risk, beliefs Mental toughness, or the ability to consistently perform in the upper range of one’s ability regardless of the circumstances, is a growing area of research across areas such as psychology, sports science, education, health and military research and has recently been the focus of much business […]

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

Research Briefing

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 impact of emotions, beliefs and values on LMX (leader-member exchange)

Research Briefing

Keywords: Affect, emotions, values, beliefs, LMX, Leader-member exchange, leader-follower relationships The idea of LMX or leader-member exchange is that leaders and their individual followers form unique relationships, based on their different beliefs, values, attitudes, personalities and needs in a constant relationship building process. Additionally, these individual relationships are constantly being revised and influence the expectations, […]

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Predicting knowledge sharing in organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: knowledge sharing, knowledge management, learning, organisational learning, beliefs, organisational support, training One of the primary concerns within any organisation is, and should be, getting greater levels of knowledge sharing across the organisation. Knowledge sharing is at the heart of organisational learning, knowledge management and retention and is a key component of any organisation’s competitive […]

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Podcast Episode 1: Emotions, expectations and behaviour

Organisational Success Podcast

Interview with Maya Tamir about her research on Emotions, expectations and behaviour.   The linked research briefing can be downloaded here   Transcript: David Wilkinson:          So, welcome to The Oxford Review video podcast. Today, I’d like to welcome Maya Tamir. She’s in Israel, and she’s done a very interesting paper, you’ve got the briefing about […]

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Conspiracy theories: what the research says about why people believe them

Conspiracy Theories

Why people believe conspiracy theories: a review of the research     Conspiracy theories are everywhere, particularly on social media.  For examples the various conspiracy theories around 9/11 such as Explosives were planted in the twin towers by the government or government agencies before the attack and that the attack was known about and colluded with by […]

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