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What makes workplace coaching effective?

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, coaching effectiveness, learning, learning and development, workplace coaching, self-efficacy, coaching motivation, goal orientation, learning goal orientation, trust, interpersonal attraction, feedback intervention, supervisory support Workplace coaching has become one of the fastest growing learning and development interventions in organisations today. It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 workplace coaches around the world. […]

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Does alertness management training work for workers who suffer from sleepiness at work?

Research Briefing

Keywords: alertness management training, shifts, shift workers, sleepiness, on duty sleepiness, learning, organisational learning, learning and development 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 […]

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Why talent management and industrial–organisational (I-O) psychology has a big problem

Research Briefing

Keywords: talent management, learning and development, industrial-organisational psychology, I-O, evidence-based practice Talent management, learning and development practitioners and I-O psychologists play important and central roles within organisations these days. They are particularly influential across a range of issues in organisations, such as: choosing high-potential talent talent assessment and selection learning and development curricula and practices […]

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Skills acquisition: How do we learn a new skills?

Research Briefing

Keywords: learning, skills acquisition, skills learning, learning and development, organisational learning When we learn a new skill there is a considerable time in which we have to practise the new skill before that practice leads to a speed up of actions or application. In other words, as we are learning a new skill there is a […]

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Do textbooks still have a place in e-learning environments?

Research Briefing

Keywords: learning, organisational learning, learning and development, e-learning, textbooks Over the last 10 to 20 years, like many areas of work and life, learning has gone through a monumental transformation due to the rapid development of technology. Given the omnipresence of mobile technology and ICT, an interesting question arises about the value and functionality of […]

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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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