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How to deal with cognitive bias in decision making

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Keywords: Decision-making, problem-solving, cognitive bias, leadership, team thinking Cognitive bias is probably responsible for more errors in decision-making by leaders than any other cause. Many studies have shown that cognitive bias often leads to irrational, ineffective and costly decisions in organisations. Cognitive bias has been found to be responsible for inaccurate assumptions, inadequate problem diagnosis […]

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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 Volume 3 No 12

The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 12

In this edition of the Oxford Review: Coaching for personality change Creating open innovation cultures in cluster environments Holacracy and obliquity: do new organisational design approaches actually work? How teams cope with new challenges through informal leadership Inspiring innovation in organisations through constructive confrontation Organisational change leadership: new thinking Predicting knowledge sharing in organisations The […]

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

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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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How to predict the unethical use of privileged information in organisations

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Keywords: unethical behaviour, ethics, decision-making, strategic decision-making, leadership, organisational performance Over the past 10 to 20 years there has been a steady stream of scandals in which organisations have been caught using privileged information in unethical ways. The most recent of which appear to include data from Facebook being used to manipulate political outcomes. A […]

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Decision-making under stress – does emotional intelligence actually make a difference?

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Keywords: emotional intelligence, decision-making, leadership, SME’s, cognition, thinking, ability, emotion regulation There has been a veritable explosion of research and interest in emotional intelligence as a concept since the early 1990s, as can be evidenced by this plot of research articles since 1900. Apart from a little blip at the end of the second world […]

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How to get shared decision-making working in organisations

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Keywords: shared decision-making, decision-making, leadership, implementation, evidence-based practice, organisational culture, teamwork, workflows, resources One of the often-overlooked tenets of evidence-based practice is the idea of shared decision-making. Shared decision-making refers to the process of determining a strategy or tactic, in order to deal with an issue or solve a problem by multiple stakeholders within the […]

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The impact of decision-making and making choices

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Keywords: decision-making, choice making, choice, decisions, self-regulation, emotion regulation On a day-to-day basis we make probably hundreds, if not thousands, of small decisions and choices. Many of these are small habit-based and routine choices, like what order to do things when we get up in the morning, spanning right through to life changing and momentous […]

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How to use the best research and practice-based evidence to make quality decisions

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Keywords: evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence, research, decision-making Whilst many people get the general idea of evidence-based practice, and like it, actually turning it into a ‘practice’ is often another matter. There have been many attempts over the years of developing a process to help practitioners combine the primary elements of evidence-based practice of: The best research […]

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