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How the five elements of entrepreneurial orientation impact business performance

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Keywords: business performance, family business, family business performance, socio-emotional wealth, entrepreneurial orientation, risk-taking, innovative behaviours, productivity, competitive aggressiveness, autonomy One of the hot topics in academic research, particularly around business performance, is the concept of entrepreneurial orientation. A number of previous studies have shown that entrepreneurial orientation is a critical ingredient in overall business performance […]

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How new working practices are impacting employee productivity

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Keywords: IT, ICT, Information and communications technology, globalisation, new working practices, new work patterns, productivity, well-being, psychological wellbeing The advent of the dual influences of information and communications technology and globalisation has been credited with a structural move from service and manufacturing-based economies into knowledge-based service economies. Along with these structural global economic changes based […]

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The Leadership Taboo, Managing future uncertainty and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol2 No1

In Volume 3 Number 1… The downside of employee loyalty Keywords: employee loyalty, job tension, inter-professional dysfunction and collaboration, well-being Employee loyalty is not a one way street. A new study finds a bit of a hole in previous studies of employee loyalty and aims to fill that gap. In doing so they discover that […]

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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The latest edition of The Oxford Review: inside you will find research briefings about: Flexible working arrangements have considerably different impacts in different countries How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours How business model change impacts your organisation’s success How corporate culture helps to manage occupational […]

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Bullying and change are related and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 10

In this edition: Research briefings on: Aligning servant leadership, strategy and structure Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why? Mixing different types of coaching Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change Relational energy and leadership style The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome The research […]

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How management practices impact productivity and financial performance

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Keywords: managers, management practices, advanced management practices, productivity, organisational productivity, financial performance A number of recent research studies have shown that much of the variation in productivity that is seen across organisations is due to the differences in use of various management practices. The studies have all found that management practices, such as monitoring the […]

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How the machines are increasing human productivity

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Keywords: Productivity, Emotions, fuzzy biotechnical control systems A slew of studies has recently been published looking at what are known as fuzzy biotechnical control systems for human operators. What this means is a set of technological interfaces for human beings that are aimed at increasing our engagement, commitment and productivity through the use of biometric […]

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Meaningful work and its relationship to work engagement: Does job crafting make a difference?

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Keywords: work psychology, meaningful work, work engagement, job crafting, productivity, work outcomes The term meaningful work refers to a subjective measure that an individual makes about the level of significance or sense of importance their work has for them. Whilst what makes a particular job meaningful is personal, it is often imbued with value from […]

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Relational energy and leadership style

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Keywords: leadership, leadership development, leadership styles, relational energy, organisational psychology, productivity An unusual and interesting area of research that is becoming more prominent is that around ‘relational energy’. Relational energy refers to the positive feeling and sense of increased resourcefulness experienced as a direct result of an interaction with someone else. Some people seem to […]

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