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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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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 10

Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 10

In the month’s Oxford Review we have a whole edition full of useful research briefings: This month:   Risk management Employee voice and organisational culture Happiness at work Measuring organisational alignment and performance Organisational socialisation tactics and HR Developing good transformational leaders Inclusive leadership Increasing entrepreneurship in organisations The impact of adopting agile methodologies Developing expertise […]

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How to get groups and organisations to support change

Research Briefing

Keywords: change, culture, mobilisation, cultural competence, cultural brokerage cultural repertories, change management A new review of all the previously available research on social movement theory and action has just been published looking at how to facilitate change through coordinated action between groups, even among unlikely allies. People and organisations who want to introduce social change […]

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Critical Cultural Competence

Research Briefing

Keywords: Culture, Organisational culture, Almutairi’s critical cultural competence scale, Cultural competencies, critical cultural competencies Critical Cultural Competence is a set of practices aimed at helping people to manage the difficulties that tend to arise during cross-cultural interactions. There are four components to Critical Cultural Competence that lie in the cognitive, behavioural, and affective domains. 1. […]

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How to develop longer-lasting and higher quality relationships with your customers

Research Briefing

Keywords: customer relationships, relationship quality, agility, organisational learning, culture It has been recognised for a number of years now, both in the research literature and in organisational operational knowledge, that one of the keys to successful organisational outcomes is having positive long-lasting and good quality relationships with customers. The critical importance of customer relationships and […]

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Employee voice: cultural differences make a difference

Research Briefing

Keywords: employee voice, culture, organisational culture, national culture,multicultural There has been an explosion of studies around employee voice (haw ready employees are to speak out and give feedback or voice concerns). The primary reason for this explosion in research interest around employee voice is the fact that it is associated with a wide range of […]

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Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures

Research Briefing

Keywords: corporate culture, culture, compliance culture, corporate compliance culture, organisational development, organisational culture One of the growing vogues over the last 10 years has been to attempt to engineer the most useful culture to assist in achieving the organisation’s desired outcomes. As a result, there has been much research and interest in organisational culture and […]

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Should job applicants display excitement or calmness? The importance of ideal affect

Research Briefing

Keywords: recruitment, recruiting, emotion, emotional display, emotion display, ideal affect, culture, organisational culture Displays of emotion in the workplace are interesting as it tells us a lot about the culture and acceptance of emotional displays within an organisation. Organisations are notorious for allowing certain displays of emotion and frowning upon others. What is and isn’t […]

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Lean is harder to implement and the results worse than people usually expect at first…

Research Briefing

Keywords: Lean, lean implementation, lean principles, culture, organisational culture, learning Over the last 30 years, lean principles have become mainstream, across and within many organisations, both in manufacturing and service industries. However, there are an increasing number of stories, evaluations and research studies that are showing that lean implementation to be fraught with difficulties. Further, […]

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