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Trust confirmation and team effectiveness

Research Briefing

Keywords: teams, team, team effectiveness, team productivity, effective teams, trust, trust confirmation, trust disconfirmation. Whilst most newly formed teams manage to function, in spite the fact that team members don’t know each other that well, there is a lot evidence to show that intrateam trust is a critical issue for performance. Therefore, the process of […]

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High Performance Teams – Special Report

High-Performance Teams - Special Report

Many people in organisations talk about developing high-performance teams and organisations strive to understand how to develop them. In this Oxford Review special report, we have a look at what the research evidence actually says about the characteristics of high-performance teams. Most of us work in teams at some point The importance of teams to […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 11

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 11

In this months edition (Volume 3 No 11) 3D virtual learning environments: do they motivate or undermine sustained engagement? Empowering leadership styles in cross-cultural situations Evidence producing organisations: what they are and how they have developed How Transformational Leadership Increases Employee Performance Measuring organisational coaching outcomes Micro-learning: what it is and how it integrates with […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 12

The Oxford Review Volume 3 No 12

In this edition of the Oxford Review: Coaching for personality change Creating open innovation cultures in cluster environments Holacracy and obliquity: do new organisational design approaches actually work? How teams cope with new challenges through informal leadership Inspiring innovation in organisations through constructive confrontation Organisational change leadership: new thinking Predicting knowledge sharing in organisations The […]

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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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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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Inclusive leadership: What it is and how to achieve it

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, leadership development, inclusive leadership, inclusion, teams, workgroups, diversity A significant drive in businesses in recent years has been to increase the diversity of employees throughout the organisation. Whilst some of this drive has been because of legislative changes, many more forward-thinking business leaders and CEOs recognise the strategic importance of having a more […]

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The primary characteristics of teams and individuals involved in Agile

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Keywords: agile, agile team, agile project management, agile management, management, project management, teams, agile methods Agile has become a key area of interest for many organisations. The agile movement started in the software industry and today approximately 60 to 90% of software engineering firms use agile practices and project management. As a result of intense […]

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How teams cope with new challenges through informal leadership

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Keywords: leadership, informal leadership, perceptions, teams, performing teams, social sensing A number of recent studies have identified that a team’s performance is largely based on the group’s ability to re-organise, coordinate and adapt its capabilities, resources, behaviours and actions to meet the needs of the current situation. Recent studies have also found that high performing […]

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How to successfully implement self-managing teams

Research Briefing

Keywords: leadership, management, teams, self-managing teams An increasing number of organisations are turning towards more autonomous working methods within the workplace, including implementing self-managing teams. A number of previous studies found that self-managing teams are more responsive, flexible, make clients and customers happier and more satisfied, more effective and efficient and help to make the […]

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