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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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How to repair deviant, toxic corporate and organisational cultures

How to repair deviant, toxic corporate and organisational cultures

The Oxford Review has just published it’s latest Special Report – How to repair deviant, toxic corporate and organisational cultures. Special reports are extended research briefings. In this report: This report is based on a detailed review of previous studies in the field and draws together the learning about how to deal with cultures once they […]

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Innovation capacity: how to develop it in your organisation

Innovation capacity

Innovation capacity is an important concept for any organisation or company, no matter how small or large. The question is what helps to develop greater levels of innovation capacity? Organisations are complex amalgamations of many factors all of which have to come together to produce the outcomes the organisation desires. Research into connections between multiple […]

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What is an organisational culture?

organisational culture

People talk a lot about ‘organisational culture’ and changing the organisational culture. But what is an organisational culture? The definition of organisational culture There are several different definitions of organisational culture (1) These definitions range from the simple – “It’s the way we do things around here”(2) to the more complicated such as Schien’s definition […]

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