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Does failure really lead to learning and innovation?

Innovation

Innovation and failure There is a saying in business about failure. You are going to fail. Many times. So fail fast and learn fast. The standard rhetoric around failure and organisations encountering problems and disruptions are that it invariably leads to innovative problem-solving and innovation. The question is whether this idea that failure leads to […]

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Developing organisational ambidexterity and the implications for HR, Org Dev and L&D

The OR Podcast

One of the big themes emerging from the management and organisational development literature at the moment is that of organisational ambidexterity. A problem that has dogged many organisations is how to continue to exploit its existing capabilities whilst at the same time developing and exploring new ones. Podcast Transcript Employee characteristics Leadership characteristics HR and […]

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Projectification – how organisations are dealing with order and chaos

Projectification

The rise of Projectification. Virtually every other paper published these days mentions the fact that organisations and their environments are becoming more and more complex and facing greater levels of uncertainty, whilst, at the same time, there is a constant pressure for greater levels of operational efficiency and innovation with reduced resources. One of the […]

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The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Practice – 2020

Evidence-based-practice-guide

(Evidence-based practice – Update March 2020) Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP)  Evidence-based practice is becoming a real force in a rapidly growing number of organisations and public services. Even traditional organisations like the police have a growing body of evidence-based practitioners and functions to support the promotion and embedding of evidence-based practice as well as […]

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New Research Briefing: How to develop and lead an adaptable organisation

How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation

  If you are in leadership, leadership development, organisational development or consultancy you are going to want to see this… New research briefing: How to lead and develop an adaptable organisation This week we sent our members a brand new research briefing about how to lead and develop an adaptable organisation. This briefing summarised an important new […]

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Why obedience and loyalty could be the downfall of your organisation: New study …

obedience and loyalty

Obedience and loyalty could be your organisations downfall…   Toshiba was at one time one of the giants of Japan’s economy, with net sales of USD $63 billion and over 200,000 employees worldwide. However things were not as they appeared. In 2015 it was discovered that there was USD 4.1 billion of inflated profits over […]

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Do you need ambidextrous employees to have an ambidextrous organisation?

ambidextrous employees

A lot of research has gone into the explorative and exploitative states of an organisation at an organisational level. A new research study from the Netherlands has looked at whether employees need to be one or the other (explorative or exploitative) or actually ambidextrous in their own right in order for the organisation as a […]

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Organisational Development / Organisational Change Research Briefing Downloads

Organisational Development / Organisational Change Research Briefings

Downloads Home > Organisational Development / Organisational Change Research Briefings (This page)     Individual Research Briefings by Category/Topic: Member Home Coaching | HR | L&D | Leadership | Management | OrgDev/Org Change Oxford Review Copies Browse Everything in order of publication (ish) Infographics Video Research Briefings  

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The Oxford Review – Downloads – Copies of the Monthly Oxford Review

Oxford Review Back copies

Get back copies of the monthly Oxford Review:   The very latest evidence, thinking and research across the areas of Organisational Development, Organisational Change, Leadership, Management, Human Resource and Human Capital Management and practice, Learning and Development and Coaching. The Oxford Review is a monthly journal containing jargon free, practical and useful research briefings. No […]

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The down-side of organisational identification: Can you be too aligned with your organisation?

Organisational identification

The strength of organisational identification indicates the level to which the employees identify and agree with the goals, mission and values of the organisation they work in. Organisation identification is a key indicator of things like employee commitment to the organisation or company, loyalty, intention to leave and a host of other indicators.     […]

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