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  • 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 ...
  • Trends and perspectives in management and leadership 

    Bolden, Richard (Association of MBAs, 2007-04)
    In this article I review recent trends in management and leadership development in the UK, arguing that much of the current growth is driven by financial, political and market pressures, to the relative neglect of philosophical ...
  • Leadership South West Research Report 

    Bolden, Richard (University of Exeter, Centre for Leadership Studies, 2005)
    The second in a series of research reports from Leadership South West, the regional Centre of Excellence in leadership, based at the Centre for Leadership Studies at the University of Exeter. Whereas the first report ...
  • What is Leadership? 

    Bolden, Richard (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2004-07)
    Welcome to the first in a series of research reports from Leadership South West, which gives an introduction to some of the key issues in the field of leadership, including what is it, how can it be measured and what impact ...
  • When group members admit to being conformist: the role of relative intragroup status in conformity self-reports 

    Jetten, Jolanda; Hornsey, Matthew J.; Adarves-Yorno, Inmaculada (Sage, 2006)
    Five studies examined the hypothesis that people will strategically portray the self as being more group influenced the more junior they feel within the group. Among social psychologists (Study 1), ratings of self-conformity ...
  • A yearning for the vast and endless sea: from competence to purpose in leadership development 

    Bolden, Richard (2007-07)
    The inspiration for this paper comes from a quote from the French aviator and author Antoine de St. Exupery (1900-1944) who wrote: “if you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and ...