‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar – recording available

Our webinar on ‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ took place on 30 November. If you missed it or want to watch again, the webinar is now available to view on demand. Watch the webinar  Listen to what our speakers had to say about the importance of management leadership in systems thinking, using theContinue reading “‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar – recording available”

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‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar

Our free online webinar on Monday 30 November 2015, will introduce video highlights from the Business Perspectives roundtable on Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers. The topic is based around the winter of 2014/15 when the UK NHS experienced its biggest ever “winter crises” within the Accident and Emergency (A&E) care system. A crisisContinue reading “‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar”

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Leadership webinar – 14 May 2013

What is political astuteness? How do public leaders stand the test of tough times? Why is optimism important in inspiring hope? These questions were answered in the Leadership webinar held on 14 May 2013, in which you can see four videos capturing the highlights from the Leadership Masterclass on ‘Leadership in Tough Times: Confronting Complexity andContinue reading “Leadership webinar – 14 May 2013”

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Now is the time to invest in NHS leaders

Guest blogger: Karen Lynas, Head of Delivery/Deputy Managing Director at NHS Leadership Academy  “With the NHS facing huge challenges in emergency, acute and primary care, finances squeezed and a new commissioning landscape to navigate, now is the perfect time to invest in developing leaders.” What is the thing you wish you had known before youContinue reading “Now is the time to invest in NHS leaders”

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Leaders, is your organisation strategy-less?

Guest blogger: Alex Wright, Lecturer in Strategic Management at The Open University Business School.  Research I have been conducting recently along with that of my colleague, Professor Peet Venter of UNISA in South Africa, has thrown up an interesting finding – the existence of the strategy-less organisation. As strategy researchers, we tend to assume thatContinue reading “Leaders, is your organisation strategy-less?”

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Leadership quarter summary report

Here we introduce you to our third Business Perspectives summary report in the series, which concludes the leadership quarter with a rich collateral of global perspectives on leaders and leadership. We invite you to download and share the report and send us any comments.  A similar summary report will be available following the change management quarter. IfContinue reading “Leadership quarter summary report”

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Leadership Masterclass video highlights

On 25 April, our Leadership Masterclass was successfully held in Hotel Russell in London. The event, led by Jean Hartley, Professor of Public Leadership, explored the challenges of leadership from private, public and third sector viewpoints, ranging across large and small private firms, prisons, healthcare, central and local government, and voluntary organisations. We have handpickedContinue reading “Leadership Masterclass video highlights”

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What’s the secret to being a great leader?

Guest blogger: Sarah Platts, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus, Change Consultant at FreshNetworks  Last year I wrote about innovation having attended an Open University Business School event on the topic, and recently I’ve just been to another one all about leadership. Here’s a quick summary of 6 questions and answers that came out ofContinue reading “What’s the secret to being a great leader?”

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Register for Leadership in Tough Times Webinar, 14 May

Further to the recent successful Leadership Masterclass, we are hosting a follow up online webinar on Tuesday 14 May 19.00 – 20.00 (BST), which will include all the highlights from the recent event, drawing on the contributions of our excellent speakers and inviting contributions from our online panellists. The hour long webinar will introduce video highlights fromContinue reading “Register for Leadership in Tough Times Webinar, 14 May”

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