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These Three Things Predict Performance in multi-national organisations…

Cultural intelligence

Recent research has begun to show that there are three concepts that largely predict an individual manager’s or leader’s performance and competence in multi-cultural or cross-geographic situations: Cultural intelligence or CQ Global mindset Cross-cultural competence Cultural intelligence Cultural intelligence refers to an individual’s ability to operate effectively in multi- and cross-cultural contexts in terms of […]

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Developing effective implicit or unconscious bias interventions – New study

Bias

By its very nature, implicit or unconscious bias is a problem that influences the decision-making, behaviour, attitudes, thinking and communication of most people without their knowledge and in spite of their desire to be more objective. …implicit or unconscious bias is a problem that influences the decision-making, behaviour, attitudes, thinking and communication of most people […]

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Risk assessment of mobile working – new research

risk assessment - mobile working

A recent report on the global mobile workforce has forecasted that by 2022 the percentage of people working from portable and mobile devices and who are not primarily location based will exceed 42.5% of the global workforce, accounting for some 1.87 billion people working remotely from mobile devices. Benefits of decoupling workers and employees from […]

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Does the Emotional Freedom Technique actually do anything? A new study

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

One of the more controversial emotion regulation techniques to appear over the last 10 years is the Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT. The basis of EFT, or ‘tapping’ as it often known, is a mixture of cognitive therapy and somatic or sensory stimulation and involves fingertip pressure and tapping on several ‘acupressure’ points on the […]

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Data Driven Decision-making And Lean Six Sigma – A New Study

Data Driven

As the penetration of technology increases its pace within businesses and organisations around the world, organisations are increasingly turning to technology to assist with large-scale data driven decision-making. Many decisions within organisations are now dependent on both the technology and the quality and currency of the data being used. Organisational metrics Organisations are also pretty […]

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When overqualified people may be your best option – new research

Overqualified

Overqualified professionals It is common these days to find vastly over qualified professionals being hairdressers, taxi drivers, waiters/waitresses, etc. Additionally, many jobseekers these days intentionally omit academic qualifications, work experience and senior roles they have held in order to obtain a job for which they would normally be considered to be overqualified. Experienced and well-qualified […]

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How Resilient Organisations Respond to Low Chance – High Impact Events

Resilient organisations

Resilient organisations: Dealing with sudden unexpected and unplanned for emergencies, is not easy for any organisation. However resilient organisations do things very differently. There is no doubt that the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has, and is, currently creating significant levels of disruption and uncertainty for many organisations, both large and small. What are termed as low […]

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A new study on technology trends and practices – Agile architecture

Technology trends

A new study looking at the agile technology and architecture trends, practices and success factors in teams and organisation. Underpinning much of the technological development is an agile digital architecture that is based on versatile, constantly changing and evolving software, that is flexible and has the capability to learn as it is being used. Digital […]

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The cost of not being able to be emotionally honest at work – A new study

Emotionally dishonest

Many workers, such as shop service counter employees, hospitality workers etc. are required to interact with customers with a smile and continue to be positive and upbeat, regardless of their own feelings. This process, known as emotional labour can have very real consequences… Emotional Labour Originally, the term referred to individuals who were in frontline […]

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Digital Transformation and its difference from IT-enabled Transformation – New research

digital transformation

Understanding how to differentiate between digital transformation and IT enabled organisational transformation is more than just semantics. New research not only shows what the difference is, but also what knowing what the difference is can save an organisation a lot of trouble. The idea of digital transformation The idea has grown in both importance for […]

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