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  • 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 in higher education: facts, fictions and futures 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy; Gosling, Jonathan; Bryman, Alan (Sage, 2009)
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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) ...
  • Tensions in higher education leadership: towards a multi-level model of leadership practice 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy; Gosling, Jonathan (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)
    UK higher education is undergoing a period of significant change that generates a series of tensions and difficulties for universities and university leaders. This paper explores these tensions through analysis of findings ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...