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Why most business strategies fail – eventually

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Your business strategy is very likely to fail. Why and what to do to stop it happening to your business… A paper just published by colleagues at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford argues that business planning by organisations needs to involve ‘scenario research’. Scenario research involves looking at how the business […]

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How the senior management of your company affects the brand. New research.

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It has been pretty much accepted that senior management can have a major impact on the delivery to the customer of a brand’s values and vision. However, very little work has been done to look at exactly what the impact is and how it works. In a study just published, a team of researchers surveyed […]

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How to deal with psychological contract breaches and dissent

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This is the last of 4 articles looking at what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent Part 3 The 5 Different Dissent Strategies Part 4 […]

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The 5 different upward dissent strategies

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This is the 3rd of 4 articles looking at what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent Part 3 The 5 Different Dissent Strategies (This article) […]

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The 3 forms of organisational dissent

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This is the 2nd of a 4 part series looking at research into what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent (This part) Part 3 The […]

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When employees get p*$$ed off. What the manager does next makes a difference…

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This is the first of 4 articles looking at what happens when people in organisations feel aggrieved and how the research shows, managers should deal with it. Part 1 Psychological Contract Breaches & 3 Types of Employee Dissent (This post) Part 2 The 3 Forms of Organisational Dissent Part 3 The 5 Different Dissent Strategies […]

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This one thing predicts how defensive a mixed team of professionals are likely to be.

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The status and stability of the social groups we are part of tends to dictate the way in which we communicate with people who are considered to be in a lower social group, whether you like it or not! A new study just published has shown that coming from a higher status social group will […]

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In this month’s Oxford Review

May edition

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 […]

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What you should to know about the organizational levels of development

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All organisations go through stages as they develop. A research paper just published by researchers this month has identified the 6 levels of organisational development. Not only does this work appear to be valid but it has huge importance for business owners, leaders, managers, Organisational Development, Human Resources, Learning & Development professionals, consultants and coaches. […]

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