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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 6

Oxford Review Volume 3 No 6

In this month’s Oxford Review What can coaches learn from positive psychology?.. 5 The psychology of boredom and what predicts it. 11 The problem with integrating evidence-based practice. 16 The impact of leader-member exchange (LMX) on organisational citizenship behaviours; the role of organisational job embeddedness   20 The impact of emotions, beliefs and values on LMX (leader-member […]

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Choosing the most suitable lean strategy, or not – a research failing

Research Briefing

Keywords: lean, lean manufacturing, lean design, lean innovation, lean thinking, lean startup, lean six Sigma, lean strategies, lean strategy, research failure We have just come across what, initially, appeared to be a promising study… Lean strategies and ideology are now fairly main stream, not just in manufacturing; they have spread across other sectors, such as […]

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Lean – the management consultant’s paradox

Research Briefing

Keywords: lean, lean thinking, management consulting, change management, lean implementation, learning, learning culture, organisational development The concept of lean has grown from an operational set of tools to reduce waste and increase value into a complete management philosophy of excellence, that involves a range of other ‘soft’ factors, such as leadership, management, learning and engagement. Additionally, […]

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