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Critical reflection practice as a route to leadership development: Seeking new ways of transforming leaders from within

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 10 August 2020

Issue publication date: 7 January 2021

Abstract

Purpose

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

Design/methodology/approach

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

Findings

This literature review paper concerns itself with understanding how critical reflection applies in the context of leadership development. The model designed to support leadership development practitioners in achieving effective critical thinking journeys revealed various insights, such as that although critical reflection begins on a personal level, with appropriate support it creates positive change in leader behaviors and in perceptions present throughout the workplace. Practitioners are advised to gain an understanding of the desired outcomes of critical reflection, so that this may guide them in selecting the most beneficial habits to develop.

Originality/value

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.

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Citation

(2021), "Critical reflection practice as a route to leadership development: Seeking new ways of transforming leaders from within", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 29 No. 1, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-07-2020-0169

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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