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The Oxford Review Volume 2 Number 12 (December 2017)

The Oxford Review Vol 2 No 3 December 2017

In issue 12 Volume 2 of the Oxford Review… Research briefings of the very latest research including: Why and how an empowering leadership style can go wrong Keywords: Empowering leadership, Leadership, Self-efficacy, Psychological ownership, Performance, Workplace deviance We tend to think that being an empowering leader is all good. An empowering leadership style has been […]

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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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How perceptions of sexual orientation, race and gender impact leadership recruitment evaluations

Research Briefing

Keywords: Recruitment, Bias, Sexual orientation, Race, Gender, Recruiting An interesting study from Canada has just been released looking at whether the sexual orientation, race or gender of an applicant for a leadership position changes the way people evaluate that candidate. This is an interesting study in that the researcher from St Mary’s University in Canada […]

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Should job applicants display excitement or calmness? The importance of ideal affect

Research Briefing

Keywords: recruitment, recruiting, emotion, emotional display, emotion display, ideal affect, culture, organisational culture Displays of emotion in the workplace are interesting as it tells us a lot about the culture and acceptance of emotional displays within an organisation. Organisations are notorious for allowing certain displays of emotion and frowning upon others. What is and isn’t […]

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