"Leadership development programme and long- tem effect"
Although leadership development programs are in high demand, research into their long-term outcomes has been sparse. The main purpose of this working paper is to explore how a transformational leadership development program can affect the lives of its participants. We address three fundamental questions: (1) what do transformational leadership programmes transform?, (2) how does the change process occur?, and (3) how are behavioural changes maintained over time?
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"Profiel fo a tansfor- mational leadership programme"
This paper explores the impact of a transformational leadership development program on the lives of its participants after a one year interval.
Published on 4 Mar, 2009
"Leadership development for long term change"
This working paper argues for leadership development programmes focusing on creating long term change rather than quick fixes.
Published on 22 Sep, 2010
"Leadership development as a transitional journey"
This paper describes transitional leadership development programs as the beginning of a journey, and propose that for this type of program, an integrated collaborative approach to evaluation is logical and appropriate.
Published on 8 Mar, 2008
"Forgiveness as a business tool"
This working paper explores the subject of forgiveness and its importance in the context of leadership.
Published on 18 Apr, 2013
a reminder that democracies are very fragile configurations
Following Jonathan Swift’s satirical example of a “modest” proposal, this paradoxical article examines the question of having leaders for life. Throughout, it employs the tools of satire to outline the presumed advantages of a leaders-for-life system, revealing that, in reality, it is fraught with danger. In a circuitous way, the article makes clear that having leaders for life is an invitation for social unrest and economic decline. By presenting a number of examples of leaders for life, it becomes clear that the overriding concern is the ever-present danger of the abuse of power. Without the existence of term limits, there will be an increased prevalence of rights abuses, secret or arbitrary arrests and detentions, restrictions on freedom of expression, and police brutality. Furthermore, it is suggested that kleptocratic practices are par for the course.
Published on 31 Jul, 2020
"The victim syndrome in org contexts"
This working paper explores the victim syndrome within an organisational context, and provides a checklist to identify people who are victims of it.
Published on 24 Jul, 2012
"Profile of Vladimir Putin"
This paper compares Russian President Vladimir Putin to effective business executives, studying his performance through the same lenses used to assess CEOs of large corporations, and reviewing the degree to which his various constituencies are satisfied with his performance.
Published on 6 May, 2005
"Leadership programmes as catalyst for change"
This paper describes how people change using as their catalyst an executive leadership programme offered at INSEAD, an international business school in France.
Published on 6 Mar, 2002
"Fairy tales for today’s executives"
This working paper looks at how fairy tales—when applied to the realm of executive leadership—act as a shortcut to moral lessons, illustrating the dangers of leadership and various ways in which executives can derail.
Published on 6 Mar, 2015
"The eight archetypes of effective leadership"
In this working paper, it is argued that successful organisations are characterised by a distributive, collective, complementary form of leadership.
Published on 5 Jul, 2005