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  • Leadership Development in Context 

    Bolden, Richard (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2006-08)
    Welcome to the third in a series of research reports from Leadership South West, the regional Centre of Excellence in leadership, based at the Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter. This report builds on from ...
  • Leadership Development in Management Education 

    Gosling, Jonathan (Association of MBAs, 2004-04)
    It is possible to summarise the objective of leadership as “direction setting”. In a large organisation these two simple words encapsulate a host of intriguing problems, sometimes nearly impossible to resolve because they ...
  • Leadership Development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Final Report 

    Bolden, Richard (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2001-07)
    This report presents the outcomes of a two-phase programme on leadership development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South West England. Phase One of the programme was an independent piece of research to ...
  • Leadership Development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Phase 1 Report 

    Bolden, Richard; Terry, Rohini (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2000-12)
    Discussion with experts and a review of business and leadership literature reveals an urgent need to address leadership development issues in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This research, based upon interviews ...
  • International Council for Small Business Conference 

    Bolden, Richard (2003)
    Despite the continued increase in government (and other) investment in leadership and management development, evidence indicates that the majority of this provision continues to be supply-led and fails to meet the needs ...
  • Leadership development in SMEs: designing a customised solution 

    Bolden, Richard (GITAM College of Management Studies, 2007-07)
    Developing senior leaders is necessary but insufficient for improving leadership across an organisation and restructuring alone won’t resolve all challenges. Rather, leadership development and organisational development ...
  • Leadership in Africa: meanings, impacts and identities 

    Bolden, Richard; Kirk, Philip (2005-12)
    In this paper we will draw on our experiences of researching a pan-African leadership development initiative to explore the manner in which participants use their understanding of leadership to facilitate beneficial social ...
  • Leadership, collaboration and the higher skills agenda 

    Bolden, Richard (Association of MBAs, 2009-01)
    This article considers changes in the UK higher education system and the extent to which the need to build more effective, enduring and equitable partnerships with employers may help inform our understanding of collaborative ...
  • Managing the monsters of doubt: liminality, threshold concepts and leadership learning 

    Hawkins, Beverley; Edwards, Gareth (Sage, 2013-09-25)
    In this article we argue that management and business undergraduate students who are engaged in learning about leadership occupy a liminal space or state of between-ness. Drawing on anthropological conceptualizations of ...
  • Politics and power in training and learning: the rise and fall of the NHS university 

    Taylor, Scott; Bell, Emma; Grugulis, Irena; Storey, John; Taylor, Lee (Sage, 2010-02)
    This article examines the political processes surrounding the development and demise of an ambitious, yet short-lived, policy-based learning initiative, namely a university for the UK National Health Service. Using a ...
  • Politics and the glass cliff: Evidence that women are preferentially selected to contest hard-to-win seat 

    Ryan, Michelle K.; Haslam, S. Alexander; Kulich, Clara (SAGE / Wiley Blackwell, 2010)
    Recent archival and experimental research by Ryan and Haslam (2005, 2007; Haslam & Ryan, 2008) has revealed that women are more likely than men to be appointed to leadership positions when an organization is in crisis. As ...
  • A Review of Leadership Theory and Competency Frameworks 

    Bolden, Richard; Gosling, Jonathan; Marturano, A.; Dennison, P. (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2003-06)
    This report presents a review of leadership theory and competency frameworks that was commissioned to assist the development of the new National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership. The report begins with ...
  • The shadow side of leadership 

    Bolden, Richard (ICFAI University Press, 2007-02)
    Whilst much is written and said about the benefits of effective leadership, far less consideration is given to the possible negative impacts of a culture that promotes ‘leadership’ as the answer.
  • Ship-shape: materializing leadership in the British Royal Navy 

    Hawkins, Beverley (Sage, 2015-04-15)
    In this article I contribute to posthumanist, actor-network influenced theories of leadership, drawing empirically on qualitative data collected at a Royal Navy shore establishment in Great Britain. I demonstrate how a ...
  • Social identity and the recognition of creativity in groups 

    Adarves-Yorno, Inmaculada; Postmes, Tom; Haslam, S. Alexander (British Psychological Society, 2006-09)
    This paper develops an analysis of creativity that is informed by the social identity approach. Two studies are reported that support this analysis. Study 1 (N=73) manipulated social identity salience and the content of ...
  • 'Star Wars’: managers & MBAs in the corporate snakepit 

    Walton, Michael (Association of MBAs, 2009-07)
    This article is a reminder that managing organisational politics remains an essential management skill. It highlights several ways in which a manager can tune-into the political and power dynamics of organisations. Aimed ...
  • Strategies for Effective HE-Employer Engagement 

    Bolden, Richard (University of Exeter Business School, 2010)
    This is the third in a series of reports summarising the outcomes of research to support the South West Higher Level Skills Pathfinder Project. The first of these mapped out the higher skills and employer engagement (EE) ...
  • Strategies for effective HE-employer engagement 

    Bolden, Richard; Hirsh, Wendy; Connor, Helen; Petrov, Georgy; Duquemin, Anthea (University of Exeter Business School, 2010-02)
    This is the third in a series of reports summarising the outcomes of research to support the South West Higher Level Skills Pathfinder Project. The first of these mapped out the higher skills and employer engagement (EE) ...
  • A touch of the ODs: watch out for the ‘organisational dementors’! 

    Walton, Michael (Association of MBAs, 2010-01)
    Leaders and consultants are vulnerable to their work being misrepresented and ‘used’ by others to further personal agendas. Illustrated by personal consulting xperiences, this paper serves as a reminder of just how susceptible ...
  • Transforming communities through leadership development: a pan-African example 

    Bolden, Richard; Kirk, Philip (2006-09)
    Recent theories of leadership have shifted emphasis from the traits and behaviours of “leaders” to the social and contextual processes of “leadership”. Despite this, however, much leadership development remains firmly ...