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The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2 (February 2016)

The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2

Research Briefings in this edition of the Oxford Review: Editorial Why Nokia lost the smartphone war and what your organisation urgently needs to know before it’s too late Keywords: Organisations culture, Disruptive innovation, Innovation, Organisational ambidexterity In the world of technology business, there is a lot of Darwinist evolution taking place where even the largest businesses […]

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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 Vol 3 Number 4

The Oxford Review Vol 3 Number 4

In this month’s Oxford Review: How person-organisation fit impacts turnover intentions The effect of educational video on student engagement, critical thinking and learning The dynamics of victimisation Performance management in lean organisations – what actually works? Is CBT a clinically effective intervention in work settings? A new clinical study How to develop longer-lasting and higher […]

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Increasing the effectiveness of research and development personnel

Research Briefing

Keywords: R&D, research and development, effectiveness, social skills, knowledge management, knowledge sharing, job performance Research and development (R&D) personnel are a critical source of ideas and competitive advantage for many organisations. The question as to what behaviour skills affect their job performance is an important area of research. A number of studies have looked at […]

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The gamification of work and the impact it has

Research Briefing

Keywords: Gamification, Work design, Job design, motivation, Job satisfaction, Job performance, job characteristics model Gamification is the process of using game design elements, whether video-based or not, in non-gaming contexts. Within the work context, gamification refers to the practice of turning tasks and work into some form of game. These days gamification largely refers to […]

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Does job crafting help with organisational change?

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Keywords: job crafting, organisational change, job performance Job crafting or the ability of employees to change and design their work, roles and relationships has been found to produce a number of positive outcomes. A new study just published by researchers from a number of universities in the Netherlands and Greece wanted to know if (or […]

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Passive leadership and the impact it has on both employees and the organisation

Research Briefing

Keywords: passive leadership, trust, organisational justice, job satisfaction, job performance, organisational citizenship behaviours, job commitment, organisational commitment, laissez-faire leadership, management-by-exception, trust privacy model, affect-based trust Whilst much of the current research literature focuses on transformational and servant leadership, there is a growing interest on the impact effects of passive leadership. This interest appears to stem […]

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