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Inclusive leadership – are we sure?

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December 22nd, 2014

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The recent Opportunity Now report ‘Inclusive Leadership: culture change for business success’ highlights the business case for this style of management and sets out a five-point framework to help HR implement change. Promoting inclusive leadership raises an opportunity to explore the counter voice to this long standing philosophy about effective leadership. We are in no […]

Leadership: Stress and Hubris

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November 24th, 2014

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As promised, I am reporting back after the conference on Leadership: Stress and Hubris at the Royal Society of Medicine. Adrian Furnham identified three pre-requisites to hubristic leadership – certain personality traits (poor personal relationships, inability to deal with change, poor self-image), the environment and followers. So following the conference I have collated a composite of […]

Hubris Syndrome and organisational leadership.

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November 10th, 2014

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On 18 November the Royal School of Medicine, the Daedalus Trust and the British Psychological Society will meet with a collection of professionals to explore Hubris Syndrome, Stress and Leadership – the intoxication of power. I am lucky enough to be attending. Whilst the field to date is very interested in the effect on politicians […]