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Career adaptability and high-performance working practices – a new study

Career adaptability

Career adaptability and high-performance working practices are critical factors in helping organisations and their employees to deal with fast-paced change, as well as uncertainty and ambiguity in their roles and tasks. One of the central themes to emerge from recent research about key worker competencies is that of employee adaptability. What studies are showing on […]

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Developing organisational ambidexterity and the implications for HR, Org Dev and L&D

The OR Podcast

One of the big themes emerging from the management and organisational development literature at the moment is that of organisational ambidexterity. A problem that has dogged many organisations is how to continue to exploit its existing capabilities whilst at the same time developing and exploring new ones. Podcast Transcript Employee characteristics Leadership characteristics HR and […]

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How organisational diversity policies can hide racial discrimination

Organisational diversity polices

Organisational diversity polices can cause more problems than they solve. Whilst there is a plethora of research which shows that multicultural approaches to diversity tend to reduce prejudice and increase positive multicultural relationships, a new study has found that there can be a negative side effect of organisational diversity policies. Keywords: Racial discrimination, diversity, diversity […]

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HR Devolvement and Developing innovative work behaviours through self-leadership

HR Devolvement

Last week members received the following research briefings: HR Devolvement Keywords: Human resources, HRM, HR devolvement, line management, training, devolvement, decentralisation One of the trends that is occurring in organisations around the world is the devolvement and decentralisation of HR. Coupled with trends in automation and artificial intelligence (AI), this trend strongly suggests that there […]

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Why HR teams are core to an environmentally sustainable business approach

environmentally sustainable business approach

Organisations around the world are taking an increasing interest in reducing their environmental impact and developing an environmentally sustainable business approach. The most cynical amongst us say this increased interest in corporate environmental sustainability has developed for two reasons: good public relations and the fact that reducing energy use is cheaper in the long term. […]

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Can entrepreneurship training give organisations a competitive advantage?

Entrepreneurship training

How to gain a competitive edge is (or should be) the concern of many organisations. A new study looking at one factor, entrepreneurship training, wanted to test whether this will actually make a difference to the organisations level of competitive advantage.   Entrepreneurship training Entrepreneurial culture Human resources development Developing sustainable competitive advantage as a […]

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Human Resources / Human Capital Research Briefing Downloads

HR Research Briefings

Downloads Home > Human Resources / Human Capital Research Briefings (This page)   Individual research briefings are only available to members   Individual Research Briefings by Category/Topic: Member Home Coaching | HR | L&D | Leadership | Management | OrgDev/Org Change Oxford Review Copies Browse Everything in order of publication (ish) Infographics Video Research Briefings […]

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Developing trust in the workplace and the role of HR – a new study

Developing trust in the workplace

Developing trust in the workplace is a key organisational predictor of performance. Many organisations have stumbled and even failed outright where a lack of trust, doubt and suspicion have grown between the leadership, management and employees. Previous studies have found that mistrust in the workplace predicts high turnover rates, increased absence through sickness, lower levels […]

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