International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 3 Issue 2


Table of contents

Building Capacity for Quality Improvement Through Leadership Development: Lessons from the Health Foundation's Leadership Programme

Jan Walmsley, Karen Miller

In 2002/3 the Health Foundation launched an ambitious five‐year Programme of investment in leadership development. This investment included resource for simultaneous evaluation…

Performance Management and the Demise of Leadership

Paul Carlisle, Barry Loveday

This article discusses the qualities of leadership and contrasts the role of a leader with that of a manger. It analyses the impact of the New Public Management (NPM) regime's…

Leadership Wisdom: Principle‐driven Development of Service Improvement

Bob Wheeler

This article explores the practical difficulties of leadership in a complex and fast‐moving environment. It argues that in the context of the public sector, where stakeholders and…

Developing Leadership Wisdom

Anne Adams

Leadership wisdom has been inadequately addressed until now because it has not been well‐defined or easily measured. This article explores the nature of leadership wisdom and its…

Public Service Values: Leadership in the 21st Century

David Faulkner

This article reflects on the leadership and management of public services, at a time of political and professional appraisal and the appointment of a new prime minister in the UK…


Developing Leadership Talent: Transforming St Mary's Hospital

Liz Campbell

This article provides a case study on the transformation programme undertaken by St Mary's NHS Trust on St Mary's Hospital. This programme developed a multidisciplinary leadership…

An Introduction to the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL)

Fran Silvestri, Janet Peters

The International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) and The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services are pleased to announce that an association has…



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