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The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

(Evidence-based practice – Updated May 2023)  Table of Contents Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP) The Principles of Evidence-Based PracticeThe History of Evidence-Based PracticeDeveloping evidence-based practice in organisationsSo, how can you tell how good a piece of research is and what do we mean by good?References Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP)  Evidence-based practice is […]

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How Noise Causes Problems with Our Decision-Making Capability

Organisational Success Podcast

There are many things that interfere with our ability to make good decisions and judgements. In a new book by Daniel Kahneman, Cass Sunstein and Olivier Sibony, noise is identified as having a major negative impact on both our decision-making and judgements. In this fascinating interview, David talks with co-author Professor Olivier Sibony about what noise […]

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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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The 8 primary features of practical leadership and management wisdom

leadership and management wisdom

Introduction Wisdom isn’t the most popular subject in organisations, in leadership and management development programmes or in research circles.  Part of the problem is that many people see wisdom as some abstract unobtainable concept that has few practical outcomes. This view is probably a mistake. The research numbers Just a quick look at the number […]

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Why organisations are having problems using big data – research interview

The OR Podcast

More and more organisations are turning to big data to inform their decision-making. However, they are finding that all is not well when they try to use big data in this way and as a result frequently get disappointing results and end up abandoning the exercise or worse end up making bad decisions as a […]

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A model for coping with the paradoxes of management

coping with the paradoxes of management

Coping with the paradoxes of management A significant part of management actually entails how to manage the paradoxes and dilemmas presented in daily organisational life. Coping with the paradoxes of management is a core skill when trying to deal with competing and often diametrically opposed priorities that abound in organisational life. A new model just […]

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How to make confident professional judgements: New research

confident professional judgements

Making confident professional judgements: New research on how to develop confident professional judgement and decision-making shows that there is more to it than just experience. There is a world of difference between making confident professional judgements and going out on a wing and a prayer, but how do you develop confident decision-making?   Research just […]

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