University deans must wear many hats while they try to act as a pivot between academics and management.
Could targeted, specific leadership development help university deans become the kinds of managers South African universities need?
Back to the old team: the Liberals returned to Malcolm Turnbull, seeing him as a better fit for prime minister once Tony Abbott’s limitations were laid bare.
The partyroom, not the people, decides the leadership, and if the leader lacks the skill set the role demands at the time, the party rarely hesitates to change the leader.
Role models and mentors can help one learn throughout one’s career.
Africa is a developing continent but there's ample opportunity for careers in science that can contribute to science advancement as well as uplifting the socio-economic status of the continent.
Australia Post chief Ahmed Fahour is managing in difficult times.
It's easy to assign all of the wins and losses of a company to CEO performance, but when the going gets really tough it's the teams behind them that matter.
How lapses of leadership integrity are viewed depends on how popular or valuable the “culprit” is to a business, investors, brand, society or power groups.
Moral dilemmas are common; whether we act with courage or compliance depends on a whole range of factors in any given situation.
Our democratic ship of state is in bad shape.
Campaigns are now more focused on how to manipulate the electorate so you can govern as you see fit once you get power.
What does it take to lift the Olympic rings?
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Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games failed due to a lack of leadership, not the price tag.
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There is an air of mysticism attached to high-growth companies: but in the main, they followed five golden rules.
Leaders need to show followers they're with them, but that's no guarantee they will get everyone's support.
Walking in sync.
A scholars' panel looks at the diplomacy, the science and the pragmatism behind the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed between Iran and six world powers.
This is what leadership looks like.
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We need more Louise Richardsons. Here's how to get them.
Carly Fiorina thinks otherwise.
Is leadership innate? Traditional studies like to suggest it is, but context matters.
Aflame with controversy.
UKIP will rise (and possibly fall) on Farage's "personality cult".
Backed by Blair?
Labour needs to focus on leadership, policies and image, if it's to bounce back.
It's not easy heading for the exit but uncertainty is part of what you learn from leadership.
Not quite the same.
You don't have to love David Cameron to vote Conservative, but it helps.
Australians are losing public confidence that Australia’s leaders can tackle our “wicked problems”.
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Recent comments from the Business Council of Australia reflect a shift in the public debate about reform and the national agenda. Specifically, BCA President Catherine Livingstone has called for wide consultation…
Ideally, the cabinet should include four of the seven types of leaders - and only two of those make effective prime ministers.
Analysis of the mindsets and responses of thousands of senior leaders tells us only about 7% are likely to have the right stuff to lead effective government responses to wicked problems.
Meetings can devolve into lemming-like groupthink if not well led.
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Meetings can be a real drag, but they're still essential for certain types of decision-making.
A little branding can go a long way in the corporate suite.
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Not in terms of the Kardashian-style "personal brands" in vogue these days, but by using the practice's core principles to make leaders better and more mindful of diversity.