Category Archives: Leadership

The Great Management Skills a Leader Should Possess

leadership The Great Management Skills a Leader Should PossessYou will find numerous issues a leader should have to enhance or produce; he must manage to cope and comprehend other people’s difficulties and let them. We are all produced and raised from various locations, states, cultures and customs; consequently we must learn from them, take them, correct and value other folks. Continue reading

Learning Leadership from Experience: Narrative and Storytelling

Narrative and Storytelling 300x126 Learning Leadership from Experience: Narrative and Storytelling By accidentally bumping into the narrative approach I discovered a potential solution to the problem of making explicit the imperceptible leadership learning that occurs through our lived experience. Narrative is argued to be most appropriate for exploring tacit knowledge (Wengraf, 2001) for the following reasons: Continue reading

Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training? (2)

Reflection vs Training2 Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training? (2)He argues that just because someone goes through an experience, it does not mean that they have learnt from that experience. For example, it was shown that most managers were not active and continuous learners (Bunker & Webb, 1992). The point is amplified by Velsor and Guthrie: Continue reading

Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training?

Reflection vs Training Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training?Drawing on Conger’s (1996) and Burgoyne et al.’s (2004) concerns about the efficacy of leadership training, and linked to Day (2000) and Drath’s (1998) argument for leadership development to be oriented towards social systems, should formal leadership development emphasize education more than training? Continue reading