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Unravelling the ‘dark side’ of relationships: New research

The dark side of relationships

New research has unravelled the dark side of relationships (business). This research briefing looks at the dark triad of relationships… Balance Management analysis The 3 factors of business communications Conflict What generates conflict Power Dependence The ‘dark triad’ of relationships References All of us have probably had issues with a telephone or utilities supplier at […]

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Evidence Based Practice: From Theory to Reality

How to Impliment Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice The 2 things required to get it to work in an organisation The key requirement for deployment Evidence Based Practice has been around for over 30 years now, yet it has still to penetrate the culture of many organizations, even though it is used extensively in clinical and other professional arenas. A […]

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The 10 hottest research topics 2016/17

Top 10 Research Topics 2016-17

The 10 hottest research topics from 2016-17 that our members received over the last year The 2018 Research Trends are here The 2019/20 Research Trends are here The top 10 (11 actually as no 10 was tied) trending topics have been in order of research interest & activity over the last year: Organisational Ambidexterity Culture Change Organisational Change […]

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How conflicting organisational cultures killed a merger

A longitudinal study just published in the British Journal of Management looked at how a ‘radical’ internet company was absorbed culturally into a ‘bureaucratic’ telecommunications business in The Netherlands. That the process took 12 years to complete at a cultural level shows just how hard it is to absorb a smaller organisation with a completely […]

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Understanding research – what a significant result actually means

In this article – Only the uninformed talk about research proving things The significance of significance How likely are we to get this result by random chance? Levels of significance   What a significant result means In my last blog about research we looked at the fact that it’s almost impossible to prove something. Even […]

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