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Research Active Staff (RAS): Leadership - Leadership in Action - Resource Bank Page

Useful Resouces:

Baldoni, J. (2011) How a Good Leader Reacts in a Crisis. Harvard Business Review. Available at Last accessed 28 January 2018.

Blackmore, P. and Blackwell, R. (2006) Strategic Leadership in academic
Studies in Higher Education, Vol 31, No3, June 2006, pp373 - 387. Available at
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. Last accessed 21 January /2018.

Davies, B. and Davies B.J. (2008) Developing Strategic Leadership. Available at Last accessed 22 January /2018.

Goleman, D. (2000) Leadership That Gets Results. Harvard Business Review, Vol. 78, Issue 2, p78-90. Available at

Kok, S.K. and McDonald, C. (2017) Underpinning excellence in higher education – an investigation into the leadership, governance and management behaviours of high-performing academic departments.

Studies in Higher Education, Vol 42, No 2, Feb 2017, pp 210-231. Available at Last accessed 26 February 2018.

Leadership Foundation (n.d.) 10X Leadership Styles. Available at Last accessed 22 January 2018.

Resource Description:

Workshop Events Webpage
For the date of the next workshop and to book a place see the workshop link above and complete the nomination form

This workshop enables Research Active Staff to explore & develop their leadership skills. Delegates have the opportunity to look at relevant theory, practice their unique leadership styles, receive coaching & feedback and share practice. The focus is on you, your development and developing your skills.

The Programme will consist of two workshop sessions:

Day 1
Leading in a Meeting
Leading Strategy
Leading from a Distance

Day 2
Leading in a Crisis
Leading to Get Results
Leading Multi-tasks

Dates of Previous Workshops:

5 and 12 February 2018
8 and 15 November 2017
27 February, 6 and 13 March 2017
16 and 23 November 2015

Feedback from previous 'Leadership in Action' programmes:

 Feedback from the Leadership follow up meeting on 13 June 2018

 Feedback from February 2018 cohort, including responses from LDC

Other programmes in the Leadership series:

Preparing for Leadership
Next date to be announced - likely to be Autumn term 2019

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