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The Oxford Review Volume 4 No 1

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 1

This month we have research that answers a series of key questions: Whether Long-Term Incentive Plans actually work as executive packages for improving organisational performance. Is executive coaching morally justifiable? Can playing online games can be used to develop leadership skills? How do external stakeholders end up influencing major project even when they haven’t got […]

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How external stakeholders impact project management

Keywords: project management, stakeholders, stakeholders, strategic actions, influence, external stakeholders, influencing strategies A number of studies have shown what most project managers have known for a long time – that external stakeholders can have a significant impact on projects and project management. A 2014 study showed that external stakeholders can also have a significant impact […]

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How experts and consultants gain influence when they have little power

Research Briefing

Keywords: expertise, influence, upward influence, power, relationships, relations, consultants, experts, outsider One of the problems with being a consultant or external/peripheral expert is that you have little power within the organisation to ensure that your recommendations and thinking are enacted. As organisations increasingly turn to hiring experts and consultants in order to solve an ever-increasing […]

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