International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 5 Issue 3


Table of contents

A consuming tension in mental health leadership

Rob Warriner

The emerging role of the consumer movement in shaping the reform of mental health services in New Zealand since the mid‐1980s, and in particular in the last five to 10 years, has…

Developing medical leadership: a comparative review of approaches in the UK and New Zealand

Judy McKimm, David Rankin, Phillippa Poole, Tim Swanwick, Mark Barrow

Doctors are seen as key to embedding health improvement and patient safety initiatives and there has been much international debate over how best to engage doctors in healthcare…

Australian National Standards for Mental Health Services: a blueprint for improvement

Vivienne Miller, Alan Rosen, Peter Gianfrancesco, Paula Hanlon

The Australian National Standards for Mental Health Services (Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services, 1996) were developed as a plank of the first National Mental…

Outside‐in service design

Peter Bates, Fabian Davis

The authors question the traditional approach to service design, which merely leads to model replication. In order to design a service effectively for a local community this…

The leadership delusion

Helen Gunter

The author argues that leadership in the public sector operates within the belief of a historical and often mythical hierarchy, and that leadership as a term often is over‐used…




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2005 – 2014

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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