General leadership resources
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Results for Self-Leadership
Results for Leadership Theories and Styles
This CIPD factsheet provides a brief introduction to leadership and explains the differences between leadership and management.
- Leadership theories
The website Leadership Central, provides a snapshot of some historical and contemporary leadership theories.
- Transformational leadership
In their video 'What is leadership?', James Manktelow and Amy Carlson talk about the four skills of transformational leadership. The attached article provides additional detail.
- The perils of confusing leadership and management
In this video John Kotter gives and overview of the difference between leadership and management.
- Authentic leadership
In this video Bill George shares his view of leaders being chosen for character rather than charisma and of the importance of being authentic in your leadership role with others.
- Situational leadership
In this video Ken Blanchard talks about adapting leadership style for different situtions, and the stages people move through from 'enthusiastic beginner' to 'self-directed achiever'.
- Action centred leadership
This article gives a practical overview of John Adair's Three Circles model of leadership involving task, team and individual.
- System leadership
Publications on Systems Leadership are available from the Kings Fund.
- Collective leadership
This NHS publication argues that collective leadership 'entails distributing and allocating leadership power to wherever expertise, capability and motivation sit within organisations' and that everyone needs to take responsibility.
You may also like: Leadership and Leadership Development in Health Care: The Evidence Base 2015.
- Altocentric leadership
This video identifies the key skills of altocentric leaders.
- Building collaborative leadership across health and social care
This video from the Kings Fund explores why collaborative leadership is important now.
- What is…enabling collaborative leadership
Workforce Scotland offer a short animation about enabling collaborative leadership.
Results for Leadership within Organisations
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Plan Your Pathway
Everyone's leadership learning is different. We've put together a selection of tools to help you assess where you are now and what you want to achieve on your leadership journey.
Codes of Practice
These set a clear benchmark in standards for professional skills, honesty and integrity. Whilst they do not mention leadership specifically, many of the Codes relate to aspects of leadership capability.
Codes of Practice