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Designing Results-Oriented Leadership Development Programmes

May 17, 2018 • MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Camelia Ilie, Guillermo Cardoza and Schon Beechler In business, one would typically not make a large investment without an idea of how to gauge its results. This does not happen with leadership development programmes (LDPs), which lack the typical business analysis of return on investment and the impact of the programmes. Our research is …

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Becoming the Chairman

May 17, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Didier Cossin and Michael Watkins The move from CEO to Chairman is a major role shift. Success requires a set of leadership qualities which few CEOs have exercised in their previous roles. In this article, the authors elaborate on the qualities of great

Releasing the Potential of All

January 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Mark Anderson How will you cultivate great leadership to drive superior performance? In this article, the author elaborates on the importance of unleashing the individual strengths of employees – which is a defining feature of a leadership that is truly

Claiming Your Value: A Key Skill for Women in Transition

November 11, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Sally Helgesen “What’s your worth?” might be one of the more difficult questions that women, particularly in the corporate world, need to face. In this article, Sally Helgesen elaborates on the importance of confidently articulating and claiming

Naturally Selected? Clues about Leadership from the Animal World

September 12, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Mark van Vugt When thinking of a “successful executive”, we often use the description of an “alpha”, most of the time a male one, too. In this article, Professor van Vugt shares interesting leadership clues and patterns from the animal world which

Is Compassionate Leadership a Driver of Huawei’s Business Success?

July 27, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (4)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao In this article, the authors trace giant telecom Huawei’s success to its founder’s commitment to compassionate leadership. In a fast modernised wold, how do ancient Confucian and Buddhist teachings of compassion drive you,

Dominance and Prestige: Selecting the Leadership Approach that Fits

July 10, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Charleen R. Case and Jon K. Maner Maximising your organisation’s effectiveness requires leaders who tailor their leadership approach based on the organisational culture, their team’s dynamics, and the specific task at hand. This article describes two

The Mindful Leader – Staying Resilient, Collaborating and Thriving in Complexity

May 21, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (2)

By Michael Chaskalson and Megan Reitz Political and economic instability, climate change, globalisation, disruption, an unprecedented pace of change and overwhelming channels of communication – how can leaders stay focussed and make good decisions?

Leadership with a Smile Managing Our Emotions as a Tool of Enacting Leadership

March 9, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Marian Iszatt-White Practicing leaders often have to manage their emotions as part of enacting their leadership role: whilst we all do this as part of our everyday lives, for leaders it can be an important “tool of the trade”. So how do they perform

The Importance of Being Expert… Contextually Expert

February 2, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (2)

By Barbara Kellerman The article argues that leadership is not a person – it is a system. It is a system in which three parts are of equal importance: leaders, followers (or others), and contexts. The article focuses on the importance of incorporating