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Does mindfulness practice help to increase attention and memory?

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Keywords: mindfulness, mind wandering, attention, prospective memory, attentional resources, well-ness, memory, psychology There have been a lot of claims for mindfulness, including increased resourcefulness, low levels of anxiety, increased attentional capability, lower levels of mind wandering and better levels of memory, for example. However, the amount of rigorous research looking at some of these claims […]

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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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Bullying and change are related and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 10

In this edition: Research briefings on: Aligning servant leadership, strategy and structure Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why? Mixing different types of coaching Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change Relational energy and leadership style The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome The research […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 4 No 1

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 1

This month we have research that answers a series of key questions: Whether Long-Term Incentive Plans actually work as executive packages for improving organisational performance. Is executive coaching morally justifiable? Can playing online games can be used to develop leadership skills? How do external stakeholders end up influencing major project even when they haven’t got […]

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Mixing different types of coaching

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Keywords: coaching, executive coaching, organisational coaching, evidence-based coaching, cognitive behavioural coaching, mindfulness, motivational interviewing More and more, coaches and researchers are turning towards integrating different models and methods of coaching to derive more flexible and appropriate coaching outcomes for their clients. However, because executive and organisational coaching lacks professional status, previous studies have found that […]

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The one thing that stress, anxiety and depression has in common

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Keywords: repetitive negative thinking, rumination, worry, depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts, mindfulness, mental health, well-being, stress Some of the fastest growing and most common reasons for work absence include stress, depression, anxiety and a range of other negative mental health issues, and yet not everybody succumbs to these health issues. Indeed, you can have two people […]

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How to get people to practice mindfulness more in the workplace

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Keywords: mindfulness, mental health, well-being, psychology, work disengagement, stress, sleep quality, psychological detachment One of the most prevalent movements in terms of mental health in recent years has been mindfulness. Mindfulness, as a practice, has seen a significant increase in interest from individuals, organisations and research. Many recent studies found that the practice of mindfulness can […]

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Soft is hard: Building resilience with loving kindness meditation

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Keywords: resilience, stress, well-being, mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation, personal development, well-being In our workplaces today, personal development is seen as key.  It is common to hear the adage of ‘no pain, no gain’ and people are given stretch assignments, with the best of intentions, that push them out of their comfort zones. This approach works well for some […]

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