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New research finds what makes a business successful. Whilst there is a list of factors one thing in particular makes all the difference. A paper just published this week in the Journal of Social and Development Sciences conducted a review of hundreds of previous research studies looking at the success factors of small businesses. What […]Read more
An interesting PhD thesis has just been published from the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangdong, China looking at the factors which explain resistance to change from a very interesting perspective. I don’t often report on PhD thesis due to the variability in quality (I know there shouldn’t be) from the various universities around the world. […]Read more
On being professional in the workplace During a conversation last week with a group of my research students at Oxford last week they mentioned the p-word. The concept of ‘being professional’ often crops up with students as they think about their future work. ‘So what does being professional mean’? I asked. “people often assume that […]Read more
How to make evidence-based practice work Many professions have moved towards evidence-based practice over the years. The real pioneers here have been the various medical and health services around the world, but as a concept it is being increasingly used in just about every industry to a lesser or greater extent. However whilst there is […]Read more
How to keep up-to-date with the latest organisational development, organisational change, leadership, management, HR, and L&D research… “I really should be keeping up-to-date with my profession but there is sooo much stuff, I don’t even know where to start.” You are probably way too busy to trawl through the 78,000 research articles and books published […]Read more
Dealing with Job Conflict An interesting and unusual paper about to be published in early January (2016) in the Iran Red Crescent Medical Journal (Yes we really do scour the journals from around the world!) looked at nurse’s experience of organisational or job conflict in hospitals within Iran. The researchers examined the experience of organisational […]Read more
Welcome to the Oxford Review blog. We are excited about the launch of the first TWO Reviews in January 2016: The Leadership and Management Edition The Learning and Organisational Development / Human Resources Edition. The Oxford Review is a monthly review of the latest published academic research that is practical, useful and readily understandable without […]Read more