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Who’s the boss? Understanding types of leadership effectiveness in the public sector

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 2 August 2019

Issue publication date: 9 August 2019



Purpose of this paper

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


Change management appears to be going through some … changes. For many years, organizational change was reported as a positive, often accompanied by increases in stock prices. Change was seen as something to be imposed, despite the collateral damage that came with it. And then change was something that was engaged in and done from the bottom up or through a flat structure. Change also became a hot topic as it often adopted the relatively new agile project management processes that had revolutionized software development. Change was good.

Practical implications

Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

What is original/value of paper?

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.



(2019), "Who’s the boss? Understanding types of leadership effectiveness in the public sector", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 27 No. 6, pp. 33-35.



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