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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 7

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 7

In this edition What we can learn from resilient children What large organisations can learn from SME’s in terms of project management What is the impact of organisational knowledge loss due to employees leaving? Using evidence in evidence-based practice: Integrating practice and research This one thing predicts intercultural harmony and productive working relationships The one […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 4 No 1

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 1

This month we have research that answers a series of key questions: Whether Long-Term Incentive Plans actually work as executive packages for improving organisational performance. Is executive coaching morally justifiable? Can playing online games can be used to develop leadership skills? How do external stakeholders end up influencing major project even when they haven’t got […]

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Employees perceptions of stress

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Keywords: Stress, employee stress, mental health, mental health interventions A new study by a team of Australian researchers from four different universities looked at employees’ perceptions of what causes and reduces stress in the workplace. The study The study focused on trying to identify which interventions are most effective for reducing stress in the workplace. […]

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How our ability to tolerate distress impacts our ability to evaluate challenge

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Keywords: Distress tolerance, anxiety, trait anxiety, stress, challenge, challenge perception The ability of an individual to tolerate distress (distress tolerance) is becoming an increasingly important concept in the world of psychology, work psychology, leadership, management, human resource management and organisational development. Distress tolerance refers to an individual’s perceived capability or their actual ability to endure […]

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The one thing that stress, anxiety and depression has in common

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Keywords: repetitive negative thinking, rumination, worry, depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts, mindfulness, mental health, well-being, stress Some of the fastest growing and most common reasons for work absence include stress, depression, anxiety and a range of other negative mental health issues, and yet not everybody succumbs to these health issues. Indeed, you can have two people […]

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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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Soft is hard: Building resilience with loving kindness meditation

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Keywords: resilience, stress, well-being, mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation, personal development, well-being In our workplaces today, personal development is seen as key.  It is common to hear the adage of ‘no pain, no gain’ and people are given stretch assignments, with the best of intentions, that push them out of their comfort zones. This approach works well for some […]

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