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Sleepiness at work: does alertness management training actually work?

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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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How team learning behaviours predict innovation capability

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Keywords: Learning, team learning, team learning behaviours, innovation, innovation behaviours It has become increasingly apparent, both to many organisations and to the business research community in general, that innovation and the ability to change and pivot rapidly is not only a major source of competitive advantage but also, these days, the primary method for reducing […]

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Using technology to boost informal learning

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Keywords: informal learning, technology, knowledge management, knowledge creation, workplace learning, learning, learning technology Probably the most fundamental skill required in the workplace today is an individual’s ability to learn. Given the pace of change, the rate of adoption of new technologies and working practices, the role of formal (through training, coaching, workshops et cetera) and […]

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The impact of open innovation, knowledge transfer from universities and coaching on SMEs

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Keywords: open innovation, knowledge management, knowledge transfer, coaching, university, university knowledge transfer, SME, small and medium enterprises, learning, organisational learning, performance enhancement, evidence based practice A wide range of previous studies have identified the benefits that accrue to organisations from collaborating with universities and, in particular, gaining access to knowledge generated through scientific research. Research […]

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Teaching evidence-based practice

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Keywords: evidence-based practice, evidence-based practice education, evidencebased practice implementation, training, teaching, learning, competency development One of the primary problems facing any organisation trying to implement evidence- based practice is how to train and educate their staff in the practical and theoretical aspects of evidence-based practice. Given the nature of the subject at hand, it is […]

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How our learning ability and getting advice impacts decision-making

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Keywords: learning, learning ability, absorptive capacity, advice, expert advice, peer advice, decision-making, decisions When you think about the continual stream of decisions that people make in organisations on a day-to-day basis, the very fact that a decision is having to be made rather than the choice just being an habitual action, means that there is […]

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How effective is e-learning really?

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Keywords: learning, e-learning, online learning, distributed learning, distance learning, knowledge, skills, knowledge development, skills development, healthcare Probably the largest change to learning in recent years is the advent and adoption of e-learning or online/distributed learning in organisations. More and more topics and aspects of organisational learning are now being delivered through e-learning methods. However, it […]

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How entrepreneurial orientation impacts sales growth

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Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, sales growth, sales, absorptive capacity, learning, strategic learning, organisational agility There has been a huge amount of interest in the concept of entrepreneurial orientation and its ability to increase, for example: Innovation and innovation performance and behaviours Creativity Sales performance Experimentation and risk-taking General individual and organisational performance Speed of response […]

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The Oxford Review Research-Based Guide to Unlearning

The Oxford Review Research-Based Guide to Unlearning

Keywords: unlearning, unlearn, learning, knowledge, forgetting, psychological unlearning, organisational unlearning   There has been a fairly constant and consistent interest over the past few years in the ideas of unlearning, to unlearn and how to unlearn in both the popular and research literature. The idea of unlearning has firmly entered the organisational development rhetoric as well as […]

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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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