Archive for March, 2016

Unrepresentative samples led to GE polling miss, inquiry concludes | News

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The report of the inquiry into the 2015 general election opinion polls has highlighted unrepresentative samples as the primary cause of the error. 

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A fundamental error for researchers here. Not a great example for the research industry as a whole really. Hopefully, the recommendations will be followed closely next time.

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The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

Friday, March 18th, 2016

What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global organizations. Participants were asked to choose the 15 most important leadership competencies from a list of 74. I’ve grouped the top ones into five major themes that suggest a set of priorities for leaders and leadership development programs. While some may not surprise you, they’re all difficult to master, in part because improving them requires acting against our nature.

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Interesting scoop by  Bonnie Hohhof here.

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Waning cultural relevance of Oscars and Grammys | Opinion

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Research by Added Value shows how establishment awards such as the Oscars and Grammys are losing cultural relevance, while streaming media are gaining ground.

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