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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 6

Oxford Review Volume 3 No 6

In this month’s Oxford Review What can coaches learn from positive psychology?.. 5 The psychology of boredom and what predicts it. 11 The problem with integrating evidence-based practice. 16 The impact of leader-member exchange (LMX) on organisational citizenship behaviours; the role of organisational job embeddedness   20 The impact of emotions, beliefs and values on LMX (leader-member […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 11

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 11

In this months edition (Volume 3 No 11) 3D virtual learning environments: do they motivate or undermine sustained engagement? Empowering leadership styles in cross-cultural situations Evidence producing organisations: what they are and how they have developed How Transformational Leadership Increases Employee Performance Measuring organisational coaching outcomes Micro-learning: what it is and how it integrates with […]

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The gamification of work and the impact it has

Research Briefing

Keywords: Gamification, Work design, Job design, motivation, Job satisfaction, Job performance, job characteristics model Gamification is the process of using game design elements, whether video-based or not, in non-gaming contexts. Within the work context, gamification refers to the practice of turning tasks and work into some form of game. These days gamification largely refers to […]

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How business model change impacts your organisation’s success

Research Briefing

Keywords: Business model, business model change, organisational change, motivation, performance As is often stated, change in organisations is becoming the norm as they attempt to keep up with technological change and market change, in particular. One of the areas where there is increasing pressure to change with the organisation’s business model. Business model change is […]

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3D virtual learning environments: do they motivate or undermine sustained engagement?

Research Briefing

Keywords: Virtual learning environment, learning, organisational learning, motivation, engagement, learning engagement IT based learning environments are evolving rapidly, especially with the advent and rapid development of virtual reality (3D) technologies. Many higher educational institutions and organisations are experimenting and testing new technologies for their learning capabilities on an ongoing basis. One of the oldest, but […]

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The psychology of boredom and what predicts it

Research Briefing

Keywords: boredom, boring, emotion, psychology, attention, meaning, motivation, organisational development, workplace boredom We have probably all had boring jobs and been bored at work or at other places and times at some point in our lives. What is boredom and how does it work? The psychology of boredom is anything but boring. Whilst not part of […]

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Motivation: Definition and explanation

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What is motivation? Motivation is defined as the “psychological forces that determine the direction of a person’s level of effort and a person’s level of persistence in the face of obstacles” Motivation is in essence what is considered to be what drive behaviour, action and importantly persistence. See also: Extrinsic Motivation, and Intrinsic Motivation   Back […]

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Extrinsic Motivation: Definition and explanation

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What is Extrinsic Motivation? Extrinsic motivation refers to behaviour that is driven by external rewards. For example, someone who plays football largely because they are paid for playing football would be said to be extrinsically motivated. See also: Intrinsic Motivation Motivation Back to the Oxford Review Encyclopaedia of Terms

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