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The impact of different management practices and why organisations need to pay attention to this study.

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Keywords: management, management practices, organisational performance, organisational management This study is based on a very big population of managers around the world by a team of researchers from some of the world’s most prestigious universities and looks how management practices impact: Productivity Profitability Growth Survival and longevity Innovation Organisations, managers and management developers and coaches […]

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Measuring well-being and using organisational well-being profiles

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Keywords: wellbeing, well-being, well-being outcomes, employee well-being, indirect costs, costs, leadership, well-being data, well-being management information, management information, management, leadership There are many studies showing that the well-being of employees is a critical success factor for organisations. As a result, many organisations have focused on improving the well-being of the people, including developing organisation wide […]

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How not to increase management accountability. The problem of management rent-seeking behaviours

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Keywords: management, managers, management accountability, rent seeking behaviour, pay and reward, senior management remuneration The common issue in many organisations is how to enhance senior managers’ accountability. This means that senior managers answer to and are held responsible by the organisation’s owners for their individual behaviour and performance and, as a corollary, the performance of […]

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Implementing agile across different cultures

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Keywords: agile, agile methodology, culture, psychological safety, scrum, scrum teams, management, managers, middle managers, leaders As any agile consultant will tell you, implementing agile in organisations rarely gives the same, or even similar, results and outcomes. The amount of variance that occurs during and after agile implementation is significant. The range of variance of agile […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2 (February 2016)

The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2

Research Briefings in this edition of the Oxford Review: Editorial Why Nokia lost the smartphone war and what your organisation urgently needs to know before it’s too late Keywords: Organisations culture, Disruptive innovation, Innovation, Organisational ambidexterity In the world of technology business, there is a lot of Darwinist evolution taking place where even the largest businesses […]

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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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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol3 No2

In this month’s Oxford Review (sent to members) there are 12 new research briefings: Contents: Barriers to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the role of HR Contextual leadership Culture change through moral dialogue Developing good employee voice behaviours How our beliefs change the impact of our emotions Everything you need to know about circle mapping […]

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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 5 May 2018

The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 5

In this month’s edition of The Oxford Review – Research Briefings about: What does ‘Evidence-Based practice readiness’ really mean and what predicts it? What are the best project management practices for ERP (enterprise resource planning) system projects? The problem of knowledge hiding in organisations: what causes it? The key role of wishful thinking in professional […]

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