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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The latest edition of The Oxford Review: inside you will find research briefings about: Flexible working arrangements have considerably different impacts in different countries How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours How business model change impacts your organisation’s success How corporate culture helps to manage occupational […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 5 May 2018

The Oxford Review Volume 3 Number 5

In this month’s edition of The Oxford Review – Research Briefings about: What does ‘Evidence-Based practice readiness’ really mean and what predicts it? What are the best project management practices for ERP (enterprise resource planning) system projects? The problem of knowledge hiding in organisations: what causes it? The key role of wishful thinking in professional […]

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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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Bullying and change are related and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 10

In this edition: Research briefings on: Aligning servant leadership, strategy and structure Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why? Mixing different types of coaching Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change Relational energy and leadership style The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome The research […]

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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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Does time pressure really help with work performance or make it worse?

Research Briefing

Keywords: work psychology, time, time pressure, performance, work outcomes Time pressure is part and parcel of many people’s working daily lives. A recent study (2012) found that the majority of employees in Europe report having to work at very high speed and with tight deadlines for at least one quarter of their working time. Time […]

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Meaningful work and its relationship to work engagement: Does job crafting make a difference?

Research Briefing

Keywords: work psychology, meaningful work, work engagement, job crafting, productivity, work outcomes The term meaningful work refers to a subjective measure that an individual makes about the level of significance or sense of importance their work has for them. Whilst what makes a particular job meaningful is personal, it is often imbued with value from […]

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Two different subtypes of psychopaths

Research Briefing

Keywords: work psychology, dark triad, psychopath, leaders, leadership Previous studies have found that in terms of psychopathy About 1.2% of the adult population suffers from psychopathy Estimates are that about 89% of the prison population have psychopathic tendencies and approximately 25% have been diagnosed with trait psychopathy Approximately 21% of executive level leaders also show […]

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The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome

Research Briefing

Keywords: work psychology, impostor syndrome, perfectionism, self-esteem The impostor syndrome or phenomenon is an experience that tends to occur mainly among high achievers, whereby they feel fraudulent or fake, particularly intellectually. Impostor syndrome is usually accompanied by a sense that they don’t deserve to be in the position that they are in. Whilst at first […]

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This one thing predicts intercultural harmony and productive working relationships

Research Briefing

Keywords: Cultural harmony, cultural humility, relationship quality, interethnic relationships, work psychology In today’s multicultural and multi-ethnic workplaces and society, the ability to work productively together, regardless of ethnic or cultural backgrounds, is essential for a range of organisational outcomes including: Productivity Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) – the relationship between a leader and individual followers Inter-team and intra-team […]

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