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Leadership in context Leadership in context: Lessons from new leadership theory and current leadership development practice

Kim Turnbull James outlines some of the latest thinking in leadership theory and leadership development and includes three case studies of leadership development programmes which incorporate these ideas. The author suggests that a traditional conception of leadership, in which leadership is largely equated to leaders’ competences, behaviours and values, needs at the very least to… Read more »

Followership in the NHS Followership in the NHS

This paper suggests that the current focus on leadership underestimates the role of followers in securing a successful health service and overestimates the ability of individual ‘heroic’ leaders to make a significant difference to all circumstances. Read more »