influence Archives | The Oxford Review - OR Briefings

Tag Archives for " influence "

Managing member behaviour in online communities

Research Briefing

Keywords: framing, online, online communications, influence, in-group norms, online communities, communities of practice Online communities are becoming an increasingly significant part of daily life for people in organisations. A 2012 study estimated that online communities add approximately US$1 trillion to the global economy every year. Given that this study is seven years old, it is […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more