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The 15 conditions that are needed to make team diversity increase performance

Team diversity

Contents Common perception that team diversity is goodTwo types of explanation for diverse team performanceThe Categorisation-Elaboration ModelDeep and surface diversity15 conditions Common perception that team diversity is goodThere is a pretty ubiquitous modern common perception that team diversity in terms of nationality, race, age and/or gender, is a wholly positive team attribute and that team […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 12 (December 2017)

The Oxford Review Vol 2 No 3 December 2017

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 […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 7

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 7

In this edition What we can learn from resilient children What large organisations can learn from SME’s in terms of project management What is the impact of organisational knowledge loss due to employees leaving? Using evidence in evidence-based practice: Integrating practice and research This one thing predicts intercultural harmony and productive working relationships The one […]

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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 multiculturalism in organisations can hide racial discrimination

Research Briefing

Keywords: Racial discrimination, diversity, diversity policy, multiculturalism, colour blindness Whilst there is a plethora of research which shows that multicultural approaches to diversity tend to reduce prejudice and increase positive multicultural relationships, a new study has found today that there is a potential negative side effect of the multicultural organisation. Researchers from the Columbia Business […]

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Shared leadership, team composition and performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: Shared leadership, Leadership, Team size, Team performance, Financial performance, Team diversity, Diversity, Strategic performance One of the rapidly growing areas of research and interest in organisations recently has been the area of shared leadership. The importance of knowledge management and improved and flexible/agile functioning of organisations faced with rapid change and hypercompetitive environments has […]

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Inclusive leadership: What it is and how to achieve it

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, leadership development, inclusive leadership, inclusion, teams, workgroups, diversity A significant drive in businesses in recent years has been to increase the diversity of employees throughout the organisation. Whilst some of this drive has been because of legislative changes, many more forward-thinking business leaders and CEOs recognise the strategic importance of having a more […]

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How is diversity management linked to trust in the workplace?

Research Briefing

Keywords: trust, organisational trust, diversity, diversity management Having good diversity processes includes a lot more than just employing a diverse range of staff. Diversity management refers to the process of not only having an inclusive recruitment policy and process, but also of ensuring inclusion within the workplace and ensuring that all management practices policies and procedures […]

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How organisational diversity policies can hide racial discrimination

Organisational diversity polices

Organisational diversity polices can cause more problems than they solve. Whilst there is a plethora of research which shows that multicultural approaches to diversity tend to reduce prejudice and increase positive multicultural relationships, a new study has found that there can be a negative side effect of organisational diversity policies. Keywords: Racial discrimination, diversity, diversity […]

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An evidence-based framework for developing inclusion in the workplace

inclusion in the workplace

Developing inclusion in the workplace is a much wider issue than just developing and publishing a series of policies. A new study looking at the research into inclusion in the workplace best practice has produced a very useful research and evidence-based framework for promoting inclusion in the workplace. Inclusion in the workplace The research 6 ways of […]

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