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Managing member behaviour in online communities

Research Briefing

Keywords: framing, online, online communications, influence, in-group norms, online communities, communities of practice Online communities are becoming an increasingly significant part of daily life for people in organisations. A 2012 study estimated that online communities add approximately US$1 trillion to the global economy every year. Given that this study is seven years old, it is […]

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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 No 11

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 11

In this months edition (Volume 3 No 11) 3D virtual learning environments: do they motivate or undermine sustained engagement? Empowering leadership styles in cross-cultural situations Evidence producing organisations: what they are and how they have developed How Transformational Leadership Increases Employee Performance Measuring organisational coaching outcomes Micro-learning: what it is and how it integrates with […]

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The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 2

In this month’s Oxford Review In this month’s Oxford Review Can Action Learning be used to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in communications? Characteristics of a successful sales person: Valid measurements of performance Emotions and their role in the shaping of self-identity Evaluating industry 4.0 organisational readiness Group identity and decision-making: information cascades and decision […]

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Using Virtual Communities of Practice (VCoPs) to increase interprofessional collaboration and learning

Research Briefing

Keywords: learning, learning and development, communities of practice, virtual communities of practice, interprofessional collaboration, organisational learning, knowledge management Supporting professional development in organisations in ways which are relevant and help professionals make better decisions and improve outcomes, whilst reducing abstraction time from the workplace, is no easy matter. The transfer of learning to the workplace […]

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Micro-learning: what it is and how it integrates with knowledge management

Research Briefing

Keywords: micro-learning, learning, learning and development, organisational learning, knowledge management, workplace learning, communities of practice, mentoring, coaching A study earlier this year (2018) found that 68% of Americans receive their daily news through social media like Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter, for example. Further, it was found that, for approximately 20% of the population, social media […]

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Can Action Learning be used to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in communications?

Research Briefing

Keywords: knowledge transfer, knowledge, Action Learning, coaching, behaviour change, organisational learning, skills development, confidence, communities of practice Effective communications is an essential skill in any context. The development of high levels of communication skills is a critical development need in most organisations. Sadly, the connection between knowledge/expertise and communication capability often appears to be in […]

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Getting people to take responsibility for their own learning & use CoPs

The Oxford Review Podcast

Podcast – Getting people to take responsibility for their own learning & use CoPs One of the things that I often bang on about in organisations is the development of communities of practice or COPSas a tool for getting people to take responsibility for their own learning and developing creativity and innovation. Communities of practice […]

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