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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 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 4 No 2

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 2

In this month’s Oxford Review In this month’s Oxford Review Can Action Learning be used to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in communications? Characteristics of a successful sales person: Valid measurements of performance Emotions and their role in the shaping of self-identity Evaluating industry 4.0 organisational readiness Group identity and decision-making: information cascades and decision […]

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How self-efficacy and work or employee engagement are connected

Research Briefing

Keywords: self-efficacy, work engagement, employee engagement, work-life balance, work demands, family demands There has been a steady increase in interest in the whole area of work or employee engagement over recent years. What does the concept of work engagement mean? The terms ‘work engagement’ and ‘employee engagement’ tend to be used interchangeably, both with practitioners […]

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Why an empowering leadership style can go wrong

Research Briefing

Keywords: Empowering leadership, Leadership, Self-efficacy, Psychological ownership, Performance, Workplace deviance A growing range of studies have recently shown that empowering leadership has a range of positive outcomes in organisations, such as increasing: • creativity and innovation • job satisfaction • organisational citizenship behaviours • psychological ownership • intrinsic motivation. Empowering leadership Empowering leadership is a […]

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Predicting successful job crafting: the role of personality and HR practices in making job crafting work

Research Briefing

Keywords: job crafting, employee personality, HR practices, high involvement management, proactive personality, self-efficacy Job design Job design is usually seen as a top-down process whereby the leadership or a central function like human resources defines job roles and responsibilities, organisational structural relationship, and job delineation. However, a raft of recent research about job crafting, has […]

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Can you learn to be a good entrepreneur?

Research Briefing

Keywords: Entrepreneurial motivation. Entrepreneurship, Expectancy theory, Self- employment, belief, effort, self-efficacy There is a continual question with entrepreneurship about whether people can learn to be a good entrepreneur or whether the best entrepreneurs are those who have the ability and aptitude for entrepreneurship. A new study A new study looked at this very issue during […]

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What makes workplace coaching effective?

Research Briefing

Keywords: coaching, coaching effectiveness, learning, learning and development, workplace coaching, self-efficacy, coaching motivation, goal orientation, learning goal orientation, trust, interpersonal attraction, feedback intervention, supervisory support Workplace coaching has become one of the fastest growing learning and development interventions in organisations today. It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 workplace coaches around the world. […]

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How CEO entrepreneurial attitudes and personality combine to improve organisational performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, performance, personality, traits, psychological traits, performance, organisational performance, dominance, self-efficacy  A range of factors have been found to predict entrepreneurial and organisational success. Firstly, a large number of studies over the years have found that entrepreneurial orientation is a strong predictor of organisational performance and, as a result, has come under intense […]

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Identifying entrepreneurs: the role of entrepreneurial goal intention

Research Briefing

Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial goal intention, entrepreneurs, self-efficacy, entrepreneurial development Being able to identify the natural entrepreneurs within an organisation can help organisations leverage an important resource. Entrepreneurship thinking skills can add tremendous value to any organisation or service and has been found to be able to increase productivity and performance, revitalise services and products, extend […]

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