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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The latest edition of The Oxford Review: inside you will find research briefings about: Flexible working arrangements have considerably different impacts in different countries How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours How business model change impacts your organisation’s success How corporate culture helps to manage occupational […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 7

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 7

In this edition What we can learn from resilient children What large organisations can learn from SME’s in terms of project management What is the impact of organisational knowledge loss due to employees leaving? Using evidence in evidence-based practice: Integrating practice and research This one thing predicts intercultural harmony and productive working relationships The one […]

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How and why the MBA and management education needs to change

Research Briefing

Keywords: Management development, MBA, Practical intelligence, business education, context-based learning, practice, intelligence Thirteen years ago this year Henry Mintzberg published his book Managers not MBAs: A hard look at the soft practice of managing and management development ,in which he challenged the prevailing view that the recipient of the MBA was by default not only a […]

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Developing and supporting the organisational manager-coach

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, management, manager-coach, management development, management support A concept that has gained much ground in many organisations is the idea of the manager-coach, or managers who have the capability to coach their employees. Whilst there is a lot of research around the development of coaches in general, there is little research around what support […]

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How executive coaching creates power relationships in organisations and why they cause problems

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, organisational coaching, power relationships, coaching space, coaching relationships, leadership development, executive coaching, management development There has been much interest in the world of coaching in recent years, both within organisations and research circles. In particular, there has been an exponential growth in research interest in executive coaching as a form of leadership and […]

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Practice intelligence and the problem with Business School learning

Practice Intelligence

Why management and leadership development should be focussing on practice intelligence.   Fourteen years ago this year Henry Mintzberg published his book ‘Managers not MBAs: A hard look at the soft practice of managing and management development‘, in which Mintzberg challenged the prevailing view that the recipient of the MBA was by default not only […]

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Management Research Briefings

Management Research Briefing Archive Archive Home | Coaching | HR | L&D | Leadership | Management | OrgDev | Monthly Oxford Review | Infographic Archive Members Home VIP and Corporate Members get FULL, FREE access to the complete archive –  If you are a member: Login and click ‘download’ to get the item you want Apply to join […]

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Authentic Leadership and Being Authentic – What does that mean anyway?

Being authentic

Being authentic The leadership, management and personal development literature and lore is repleat with appeals and even demands for authenticity. Management and leadership courses, consultants and coaches extol the virtues of how to be authentic and genuine. It sounds good but what are we really asking for here? What do we actually mean by being […]

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