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  • Should business leaders insist on 'inclusion riders'?

    Date:
    13 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Frances McDormand called for 'inclusion riders' to become a feature of Hollywood business deals at the Oscars earlier this month. When prominent leaders speak up for diversity and become active role models, everybody benefits, says Dr Simon Hayward of Cirrus.

  • Employers failing to develop future leadership society needs

    Date:
    6 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    Employers are failing to develop the leadership needed to address challenges such as climate change and wealth inequality, according to research from the University of Cambridge.

  • Podcast: Leadership development - delivering a successful programme

    Date:
    26 January 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the importance of investing in leadership, and the benefits that organisations can realise from doing so.

  • Leadership development

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance on leadership development, including planning the content of a leadership development programme, the choices of learning delivery methods, the role of line managers and the senior leadership team in leadership development, and how to evaluate a programme.

  • Why we need leaders on the front line

    Date:
    19 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Employers spend thousands on leadership development but rarely see the return on investment or a corresponding increase in engagement. Peter Russian, CEO of transformation specialist Remarkable, looks at the importance of creating leaders at all levels.

  • Should we use apprenticeships to train managers?

    Date:
    17 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The apprenticeship levy has attracted a lot of criticism of late, with many questioning why the scope is now so broad it's possible to gain an MBA. Roisin Woolnough looks at the competing arguments for more management-focused apprenticeships.

  • Is charisma the magic potion for effective leadership?

    Date:
    1 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Research proves that charismatic leaders outperform their peers. But is charisma something that can be taught, and how can organisations nurture charismatic leaders? Nikki Owen considers how this type of leadership can transform the workplace.

  • UK businesses risk "contagious" leadership

    Date:
    20 July 2017
    Type:
    News

    Some of the best, but also the worst, leadership behaviours spread contagiously through a business, because people are most heavily influenced by the colleagues they work with most.

  • Five ways Theresa May can boost her leadership skills

    Date:
    3 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It has been a stormy ride for Theresa May's premiership so far. Could honing her leadership skills as a successful business leader ensure her a smoother term of office? Anne Watson from In Touch Networks looks at five attributes the Prime Minister needs to demonstrate.

  • Establish a leadership development programme

    Type:
    Tasks

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