International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 5 Issue 4


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New insights and new possibilities for public service leadership

Robin Ryde

This paper introduces the findings of an unusual international endeavour that combines action research with leadership development for 40 senior officials from Australia, Canada…

Leadership in public services and the private sector: a comparison and the implications for handling crises and emergencies

Roger Gill

Recent criticism of the UK's public sector has rekindled the debate about public service leadership in comparison with the private sector, particularly in the context of the…

Building a strong and confident leadership culture in a large scale service — the task of the National Skills Academy for Social Care

Brian Cox

The challenge of developing leadership in a mass public service where previous notions of leadership have been narrow and limited only to senior positions is being taken up by the…

Leadership for empowerment and equality: a proposed model for mental health user/survivor leadership

Mary O'Hagan

The leadership of people with lived experience of mental health problems is underdeveloped, when it comes to leadership in one's own recovery, at the service level, and at the…



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2005 – 2014

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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