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How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours

Research Briefing

Keywords: organisational climate, organisational citizenship behaviours, organisational performance, commitment, empowerment, paradox, organisational values Research in recent years has found that positive organisational citizenship behaviours or OCB’s are a significant predictor of organisational performance. Further, it has been found that a number of important factors within the organisational work environment are critical for creating the conditions […]

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How to predict the unethical use of privileged information in organisations

Research Briefing

Keywords: unethical behaviour, ethics, decision-making, strategic decision-making, leadership, organisational performance Over the past 10 to 20 years there has been a steady stream of scandals in which organisations have been caught using privileged information in unethical ways. The most recent of which appear to include data from Facebook being used to manipulate political outcomes. A […]

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Is there really a link between executive coaching and organisational performance?

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, executive coaching, organisational performance, experiential learning, coaching qualifications, coaching outcomes There has been an increasing volume of research studies around the use of executive coaching and what makes it effective. However, there are few studies that have tried to make connections between organisational performance and the use of executive coaching in organisations. This […]

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The relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and organisational performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, developing entrepreneurship, organisational performance, organisational learning, learning, learning organisation The entrepreneurial orientation of an organisation refers to a strategic set of outlooks including the organisation’s: Inclination towards risk-taking Tendency for building and pursuing a competitive advantage Bias towards proactivity Its level of dependency on innovation An organisation’s entrepreneurial orientation relates to […]

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How employee perceptions impact customer perceptions and organisational performance

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Keywords: performance, organisational performance, human resources, HR, employee perceptions, customer perceptions, organisational culture A lot of previous research has shown that human resource practices can have a significant impact on overall organisational performance. A number of human resource practices have been found to be important in developing higher levels of organisation performance including, for instance: […]

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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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How CEO entrepreneurial attitudes and personality combine to improve organisational performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, performance, personality, traits, psychological traits, performance, organisational performance, dominance, self-efficacy  A range of factors have been found to predict entrepreneurial and organisational success. Firstly, a large number of studies over the years have found that entrepreneurial orientation is a strong predictor of organisational performance and, as a result, has come under intense […]

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Why organisations empower the people and how does it impact the organisation’s performance?

Research Briefing

Keywords: employee empowerment, empowerment practices, empowerment, organisational performance, ambiguity, cost, human resources One of the distinguishing features in terms of management and human resource management of employees has been the steady increase in interest in empowerment practices. The basis of employee empowerment is that employees are given considerable decision-making power, autonomy and accountability. The argument that […]

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Have we got the whole reward and payment thing wrong? New study

Research Briefing

Keywords: pay, performance, reward, incentive, work performance, organisational performance The majority of thinking and research about pay and reward works on the foundation that the most effective system is to reward people on an individual basis, based on their actual contribution. As a result, we see different pay scales, performance related pay schemes and other […]

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Does your organisation’s reputation make any practical difference?

The Oxford Review Podcast

  In this podcast David provides a research briefing on some new research looking at the effects of corporate reputation on the people who work inside the organisation and the organisation’s performance in the market and has made some interesting finding. #research #reputation #orgdev #corporatereputation #oxfordreview     Transcript   An interesting study has just been […]

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