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Why introverts rarely emerge as leaders

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, introvert, extrovert, introversion, extroversion, leadership development, emergent leadership, informal leadership, affective forecasting errors Emergent, or informal, leaders are people who take on and are accepted as a leader, even though no formal leader has been prescribed. Not only do emerging leaders come across as leader like, they also tend to provide motivation, support, […]

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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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On becoming an informal leader: Who is more likely to be recognised as an informal leader?

Research Briefing

Keywords: Leadership, informal leadership, political will, political skill Informal leadership has been a growing topic of research in recent years, particularly in the light of the growth of more informal organisational structures. This year alone (2017) there have been almost 28,000 peer-reviewed papers published looking at informal leadership. One of the core questions that researchers […]

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How teams cope with new challenges through informal leadership

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, informal leadership, perceptions, teams, performing teams, social sensing A number of recent studies have identified that a team’s performance is largely based on the group’s ability to re-organise, coordinate and adapt its capabilities, resources, behaviours and actions to meet the needs of the current situation. Recent studies have also found that high performing […]

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This weeks Briefings: Why introverts rarely emerge as leaders and The conditions for open innovation

Research Briefing

This Week’s Research Briefings This week we sent out the following research briefings to our members: What creates the conditions for open innovation in an organisation Keywords: open innovation, innovation, external knowledge, knowledge management, collaboration, openness, learning, organisational flexibility, entrepreneurial orientation, technology, reward system, incentives   One of the hot topics at the moment is […]

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