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The Oxford Review Encyclopaedia of Terms provides short definitions and longer articles about terms found in leadership, management, human resources, organisational development and change, learning and development and coaching.

Organisational Commitment

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Organisational commitment is the individual’s psychological attachment to an organisation. Usually organisational commitment and job satisfaction are closely correlated together with lower levels of intention to leave the organisation. 3 types of organisational commitment Researcher’s have identified three types of organisational commitment:   Affective commitment: Affective committment where the employee has an emotional bond with […]

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Transformational Leadership v Transactional Leadership

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Transformational Leadership v Transactional Leadership What is Transformational Leadership? (Transformative leadership) What is Transactional Leadership? A quick and easy guide to the difference between Transformational Leadership and Transactional Leadership. Transformational Leadership v Transactional Leadership, what is the difference? Below is a handy chart that explains the difference between Transformational Leadership and Transactional Leadership. Note Transformational Leadership is also known […]

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Organisational attachment

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Organisational attachment What is organisational attachment? Organisational attachment is a description of how attached and secure an individual feels to their organisation. It is essentially a group of psychological contracts that exists between the organisation and the employee. It consists of perceptions of: The level of job security offered, Job satisfaction, Job continuity – whether […]

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Informal learning: Definition and application.

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What is informal learning? Research definition of informal learning: Informal learning is defined as “learning from experience that takes place outside formally structured, institutionally sponsored, class-room based activities” (Macià & García, 2016). In 2016 a review of informal learning found that online networks and communities are a good method of professional development. Back to The […]

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Sensemaking

What is sensemaking? Sensemaking or sense-making “is the process through which individuals work to understand novel, unexpected or confusing events.” (Dyer 2016) or experiences. In other words the process of sense-making is the practice of working out what meanings people are attributing to their experiences. Sense making  gives a clear idea as to what the prevailing beliefs, […]

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CEOS Theory

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What is CEOS Theory? CEOS Theory is a model for understanding how and why some behaviour change is difficult to maintain, for example giving up smoking and other addictions, sticking to a diet, keeping going with New Year’s resolutions like new fitness regimes, working differently etc. CEOS Theory focusses on the interaction between conscious and non-conscious influences on […]

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Moral Disengagement

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What is moral disengagement? Moral disengagement refers to the process where an individual or group of people distances themselves from the normal or usual ethical standards of behaviour and then become convinced that new unethical behaviours are justified due often to some perceived extenuating circumstances. Research has found that usually people or groups of people have to […]

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