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Results for Leadership Theories and Styles

  • Leadership 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


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.

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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.

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