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How does the size of a person’s salary affect performance in a mixed compensation scheme?

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Keywords: compensation, mixed compensation, reward, pay, performance -related pay, psychology, salary Imagine that there are two people doing the same job Person A receives a fixed salary and a fixed amount for doing a task (performance related pay) Person B receives a higher fixed salary than person A and the same amount as person A […]

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Does mindfulness practice help to increase attention and memory?

Research Briefing

Keywords: mindfulness, mind wandering, attention, prospective memory, attentional resources, well-ness, memory, psychology There have been a lot of claims for mindfulness, including increased resourcefulness, low levels of anxiety, increased attentional capability, lower levels of mind wandering and better levels of memory, for example. However, the amount of rigorous research looking at some of these claims […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 6

Oxford Review Volume 3 No 6

In this month’s Oxford Review What can coaches learn from positive psychology?.. 5 The psychology of boredom and what predicts it. 11 The problem with integrating evidence-based practice. 16 The impact of leader-member exchange (LMX) on organisational citizenship behaviours; the role of organisational job embeddedness   20 The impact of emotions, beliefs and values on LMX (leader-member […]

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What can coaches learn from positive psychology?

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, coaches, executive coaching, psychology, positive psychology There has been an explosion in interest in positive psychology over the last 20 years and, whilst many of the findings from this discipline found their way into the health, psychotherapy and psychology literature, little has crossed over into real-world coaching. Martin Seligman, president of the American […]

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The psychology of boredom and what predicts it

Research Briefing

Keywords: boredom, boring, emotion, psychology, attention, meaning, motivation, organisational development, workplace boredom We have probably all had boring jobs and been bored at work or at other places and times at some point in our lives. What is boredom and how does it work? The psychology of boredom is anything but boring. Whilst not part of […]

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How to get people to practice mindfulness more in the workplace

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Keywords: mindfulness, mental health, well-being, psychology, work disengagement, stress, sleep quality, psychological detachment One of the most prevalent movements in terms of mental health in recent years has been mindfulness. Mindfulness, as a practice, has seen a significant increase in interest from individuals, organisations and research. Many recent studies found that the practice of mindfulness can […]

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