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The Hottest Research Trends 2018: Analysis by The Oxford Review

Research Trends 2018

The research trends 2018. There are around 78,500 peer reviewed research articles published around the world every month. Our aim is to find the most practical and useful of these across the below areas, turn them into easy to understand and practically useful briefings for our members. As a result our search algorithms are hunting down […]

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The Harvard Business Review is good, but…

​Many professionals​ confuse the Harvard Business Review with a research journal​It isn’tUniversities measure a journal’s influence and importance using a measure called an Impact Factor​The journal Nature has an Impact Factor of 40.137​The Harvard Business Review has an Impact Factor of 0.72​This is largely because The Harvard Business Review publishes opinion pieces and the arguments of […]

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How organisations unwittingly obstruct their own organisational change and other new research this month…

The Oxford Review Vol 2 No 8

  Research Briefings in this month’s Oxford Review:   Do workshops and classroom learning really help to develop ‘real’ problem solving skills and expertise? Keywords: Education, learning, problem solving, skills development, experience, expertise, transfer of learning, 70:20:10 A new study has examined whether there is real transfer of learning from workshop simulations and learning to ‘real-time’ […]

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Why evidence-based practice probably isn’t worth it…

problem with evidence-based

The evidence-based practice problem…   There is a big problem with evidence-based practice and why evidence-based practice isn’t worth it for most people… As a pedlar of evidence based practice this post hasn’t been an easy one to write but after years of work in this area, and having a service based around evidence based practice, I […]

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The 5 different dissent strategies and how to deal with them. New research

dissent tactics

It is estimated that somewhere between 50 and 70% of employees, will, at some point in their employment feel that the organisation has wronged, mistreated or let them down in some way. These issues are referred to as psychological contract breaches. This is where an employee feels that the organisation has failed to fulfil its […]

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Unravelling the ‘dark side’ of relationships: New research

The dark side of relationships

New research has unravelled the dark side of relationships (business). This research briefing looks at the dark triad of relationships… Balance Management analysis The 3 factors of business communications Conflict What generates conflict Power Dependence The ‘dark triad’ of relationships References All of us have probably had issues with a telephone or utilities supplier at […]

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Evidence Based Practice: From Theory to Reality

How to Impliment Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice The 2 things required to get it to work in an organisation The key requirement for deployment Evidence Based Practice has been around for over 30 years now, yet it has still to penetrate the culture of many organizations, even though it is used extensively in clinical and other professional arenas. A […]

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The 10 hottest research topics 2016/17

Top 10 Research Topics 2016-17

The 10 hottest research topics from 2016-17 that our members received over the last year The 2018 Research Trends are here The top 10 (11 actually as no 10 was tied) trending topics have been in order of research interest & activity over the last year: Organisational Ambidexterity Culture Change Organisational Change Uncertainty & ambiguity Knowledge Management Cooptition […]

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