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In this month’s Oxford Review (PDF Download): Developing evidence-based HR Keywords: human resources, human capital, evidence-based HR, HR analytics, HR digitisation In many organisations human resources or human capital analytics have been adding significant value and the operational use of HR analytics has been growing exponentially over the last few years. This study looks […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Keywords: Recruitment, Bias, Sexual orientation, Race, Gender, Recruiting An interesting study from Canada has just been released looking at whether the sexual orientation, race or gender of an applicant for a leadership position changes the way people evaluate that candidate. This is an interesting study in that the researcher from St Mary’s University in Canada […]Read more
Keywords: work psychology, behaviour, bias, cognitive bias, implicit bias, biases, bodily resonance, self-image One of the more common questions people have about biases, particularly biases towards or against other people, is wheresuch biases come from or how do they start? Our beliefs about other people and the cultural and social groups to which they belong are […]Read more
How good are you at spotting fake news? One of the many problems that non-academic evidence-based practitioners face is understanding the veracity or trustworthiness of research papers. Many practitioners do not always realise is that many studies, think tank reports, blog posts, LinkedIn posts, white papers, reports and other expert opinion articles are frequently biased. One […]Read more