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Sleepiness at work: does alertness management training actually work?

Sleepiness-at-wor

The issue of sleepiness at work is a serious one in many professions. People feeling sleepy, or actually falling asleep at work, can have serious health and safety consequences, but also lowers productivity and can cause a range of other issues to do with a lack of focus, engagement and work absorption. Sleepiness at work […]

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Developing organisational ambidexterity and the implications for HR, Org Dev and L&D

The OR Podcast

One of the big themes emerging from the management and organisational development literature at the moment is that of organisational ambidexterity. A problem that has dogged many organisations is how to continue to exploit its existing capabilities whilst at the same time developing and exploring new ones. Podcast Transcript Employee characteristics Leadership characteristics HR and […]

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New research shows that managers fail to give time to learning

No time to learn

A new (2017) study looking at staff learning at an organisational level found that while management frequently decrees that learning should take place during working hours, time is rarely given to staff to do that learning. This research briefing was sent to members in June 2017   Implicit and explicit knowledge Management will vs practical […]

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The Oxford Review – Downloads – Copies of the Monthly Oxford Review

Oxford Review Back copies

Get back copies of the monthly Oxford Review:   The very latest evidence, thinking and research across the areas of Organisational Development, Organisational Change, Leadership, Management, Human Resource and Human Capital Management and practice, Learning and Development and Coaching. The Oxford Review is a monthly journal containing jargon free, practical and useful research briefings. No […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development – Many Learning and Development ‘professionals’ don’t understand how to develop skills…

Skills development

The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development There is a bit more to skills development than just practice. This Oxford Review guide to developing skills in organisations will lead you through just about everything you need to know to become an ace at skills development. Following on from my last post two posts: Why many people’s […]

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Why many people’s idea about how we learn is just plain wrong

Levels of learning

Why the Levels of Learning are not saying what many think they are: The levels of learning are not and were never intended to be about ‘how’ we learn…  Many organisations, consultants, institutions and almost all Higher Education (University and Colleges) use Blooms Hierarchy or taxonomy of educational objectives (levels of learning) to describe the learning […]

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At what point can you say you have learned something?

Learned

“I learned something today…” Did you really? Like really learned it? We often take the idea of learning and having learned for granted and frequently make a series of rather large and unquestioned assumptions about at what point we can actually say someone has learned something. The evaluation of learning in many organisations, including our universities […]

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How to keep up-to-date with the latest organisational development, organisational change, leadership, management, HR, and L&D research… “I really should be keeping up-to-date with my profession but there is sooo much stuff, I don’t even know where to start.” You are probably way too busy to trawl through the 78,000 research articles and books published […]

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