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  • 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.

  • Women better suited to leadership

    Date:
    28 March 2017
    Type:
    News

    Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of leadership and organisational behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, together with colleague Professor Lars Glasø, surveyed the personality traits of more than 2,900 managers and found that female leaders scored higher than men in most of the five categories measured.

  • Leadership development: resilience in times of trauma

    Date:
    20 January 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as president of the US meant that 2016 was a traumatic year. Dr Amy Armstrong looks at how leaders can use these uncertain times as opportunities to learn and develop.

  • Establish a leadership development programme

    Type:
    Tasks

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