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The essential guide to evidence-based leadership

(Updated April 2018) Evidence-based leadership refers to the processes and practices of using ‘best evidence’ and ‘hard facts’ about the current situation and what tends to work and what doesn’t, and includes best evidence about how what decisions to make. This means being able to identify and separate facts from half-truths, pet theories, unfounded beliefs […]

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The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Practice – 2018

The Transdisciplinary Evidence-based practice model

(Updated April 2018)  Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP).    Evidence-based practice is becoming a real force in a rapidly growing number of organisations and public services. Even traditional organisations like the police have a growing body of evidence-based practitioners and functions to support the promotion and embedding of evidence-based practice as well as […]

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Executive Coaching and its outcomes: What the research actually says

Executive coaching research briefing report

The latest executive coaching research A number of new (2018)  wide-ranging studies of executive coaching research have just been published. These include the first systematic review of executive coaching, which focuses on all the previous published research about executive coaching aims, methods and outcomes that has been published to date. The second research paper incorporated […]

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Making organisations more effective: The problem of academic – practitioner distance

Academic - Practitioner Distance

There is no doubt that our universities conduct valuable and useful research that can help organisations become much more effective. In fact they produce lots of useful research that organisations could use. As the call more more evidence based practice increases, and with good reason, a rather large problem arises. Hardly anyone outside of academia has access to the […]

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Why evidence-based practice probably isn’t worth it…

problem with evidence-based

The evidence-based practice problem…   There is a big problem with evidence-based practice and why evidence-based practice isn’t worth it for most people… As a pedlar of evidence based practice this post hasn’t been an easy one to write but after years of work in this area, and having a service based around evidence based practice, I […]

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The 6 factors that ensure change success

The 6 important factors that ensure change success

How to ensure successful change – change management   Change management – The 6 important factors that ensure change success. We know that the claim that 70% of change programmes fail is false. However learning what can make change a better and more positive experience in organisations can only be a good thing. All too often organisations […]

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The devastating effects of opinion-based decisions

opinion-based decisions

There are two types of decisions made in organisations on a daily basis. The vast majority of decisions are opinion-based decisions even though most people think they are making evidence-based decisions. A paper I was reading yesterday as part of some research I am conducting on learned helpless for my next book, showed a heartbreaking […]

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Evidence-based practice

Evidence-based practice sources

Evidence-based practice (EBP) refers to the systematic process where-by decisions are made and actions or activities are undertaken using the best evidence available. The aim of evidence-based practice is to remove as far as possible, subjective opinion, unfounded beliefs, or bias from decisions and actions in organisations. Evidence for decisions comes from various sources: Peer-reviewed research Work-based trial […]

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The counter-intuitive side of evidence-based practice

The counter-intuitive side of evidence-based decision making

What is evidence-based decision-making? It may not be what you think? The counter-intuitive side of evidence-based practice. Opinion-based decisions When people make decisions about things on a daily basis, for example, what eat or what to wear, they usually do so based on their own opinions, likes, dislikes, personal taste, habits and a range of other […]

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