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There are two types of decisions made in organisations on a daily basis. The vast majority of decisions are opinion-based decisions even though most people think they are making evidence-based decisions. A paper I was reading yesterday as part of some research I am conducting on learned helpless for my next book, showed a heartbreaking […]Read more
I am often asked what the difference is between the Harvard Business Review and the Oxford Review… There is quite a bit of a difference between HBR and The Oxford Review. The first and most important difference is that the HBR doesn’t actually publish much in the way of research. Most of what it publishes […]Read more
In issue 5 of The Oxford Review we have looked at and report the take-away learning from 10 brand new research studies in the field of organisational and human development. Causes of Fatigue at work Can conflict management processes improve productivity? Already had a difficult and painful change event? Be careful, be very careful this […]Read more
One of the things Human Resources are constantly battling with is developing and maintaining credibility, especially with the operational functions in organisations. It is a continual background tension that sits behind just about every HR department and every thing they do and contribute. Creating credibility and developing influence in an organisation isn’t easy for anyone […]Read more
Whilst carrying out the research for my forthcoming book, Fear to Flow, I interviewed 231 L&D professionals around the world. People in L&D have a unique place in organisations. Because they are responsible for development often across an entire organisation, they tend to have a more objective and wider overview of the needs of an […]Read more
In 2013 I published a blog entitled ‘What does being professional mean?’ http://www.centrei.org/blogs/5-what-does-being-professional-mean. This post has been read over 170,000 times. I am revisiting this issue because someone said something to me the other day that had me thinking that I hadn’t finished the blog and that there was something else which defines a professional… […]Read more