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Leadership in Action

Articles Additional Reading:

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

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

Davies, B. & Davies B.J. (2008) Developing Strategic Leadership. Available at Last accessed 22/1/2018.

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 26/2/2018.

Leadership Foundation (n.d.) 10X Leadership Styles. Available at Last accessed 22/1/2018.

Resource Description:

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.


Workshop Details:

Workshop Webpage

Next Workshop - to be announced, likely to be 2018/19 Academic Year

Last Workshop - 5 and12 February 2018. The will be a follow up meeting for attendees in 13 June 2018.


Feedback withRAS/LDC Responses:

Feedback from the Leadership follow up meeting on 13 June 2018

Feedback (with LDC responses) from 5 and 12 February 2018 cohort

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