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What is the impact of organisational knowledge loss due to employees leaving?

Research Briefing

Keywords: knowledge management, staff retention, employee retention, turnover intention, knowledge loss, organisational development, organisational performance, organisational outcomes Knowledge about how an organisation works and each of the components of an organisation’s operationis stored and distributed in many places. A good knowledge management system will capture and manage a lot of this knowledge, however,organisational knowledge loss has […]

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What does ‘Evidence-Based practice readiness’ really mean and what predicts it?

Research Briefing

Keywords: evidence-based practice, Evidence-Based practice readiness, organisational development There has been a considerable rise in interest around developing evidence-based practice in organisations in recent years. Peer-reviewed research volumes around the topic of evidence-based practice have risen from 571,000 studies in 1970 to over 4,371,000 last year. As more and more organisations become interested in using evidence-based […]

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Holacracy and obliquity: do new organisational design approaches actually work?

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational development, organisational design, organisational structure, holacracy, obliquity, Adhocracy, Sociocracy Over the last 10 to 15 years a range of new organisational structures and designs have started to become more mainstream, as organisations look for answers to increase adaptability, flexibility and agility as people perceive increasing levels of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. It […]

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Characteristics of a successful salesperson: Valid measurements of performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational development, sales, sales effectiveness, sales people performance, sales performance, salesperson measurement In many organisations one of the central functions is sales. No sales, no business. Business and consumer buying behaviour has changed significantly over the years, particularly with the advent of the internet, e-commerce and other sales routes. As a result of this […]

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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 – 2019

Evidence-based-practice-guide

(Evidence-based practice – Update November 2019) 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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