Blog Archives for tag leader

Transformational Leadership: Can It Be Developed?

The prominence of ‘new leadership’ in the form of transformational and authentic leadership has been indentified before. Exponents of this… Continue reading »

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… Continue reading »

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… Continue reading »

Leadership: Need for Contextualization

Various reviews of leadership best practice (James & Burgoyne, 2001; Fulmer & Wagner, 1999; Conger, 2004) have highlighted that although… Continue reading »

Leadership Development: an Act of Faith? (2)

The lack of empirical evidence on leadership development emphasizes significant question marks on the efficacy of interventions and the return… Continue reading »

Leadership Development: an Act of Faith?

The final theme explores four interrelated issues. The first examines whether leadership development can be measured or whether it is… Continue reading »

Formal Leadership Development (6)

Development occurs through specifically designed programs. … Instead it is a continuous process that can take place anywhere. … It… Continue reading »

Formal Leadership Development (5)

Overgeneralization of perceived successful leadership development recipes to complex local contexts calls into question the efficacy of such formal training… Continue reading »

Formal Leadership Development (4)

Establishing formal programs to develop leadership at all levels is a priority … the more companies do to develop leaders,… Continue reading »

Formal Leadership Development (3)

In a review of corporate ‘best practice’ within management development programs, James and Burgoyne (2001) identified a range of published… Continue reading »