International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 7 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Values, spirituality and leadership (part 2)

Guest Editors: Peter Gilbert 1, KWM Bill Fulford 2

“I, Robot”: has the modern workplace lost its soul?: The context for values‐based, soul‐full leadership

Peter Gilbert

In the context of the current financial crisis, this paper aims to examine values and spirituality in the modern workplace.

Military careers and Buddhist ethics

Sunil Kariyakarawana

For many people, the military and Buddhism do not seem to go together, especially in the West. However, during the past 200 years Nepali Buddhists (Gurkhas who are mainly…


Values in managerialism and leadership

Michael Hobkirk, Neil Deuchar

It is essential that healthcare leaders and managers recognise the importance of values; how they relate to the delivery of healthcare to patients as well as shape individual…


The Belief in Change Programme: leading offenders to a better life

Liz Bird

This paper aims to explore recent approaches to reducing reoffending and to describe a new intervention, The Belief in Change Programme, which proposes an holistic approach to…

“I wanted to find a way to serve others”: Interview with Chief Constable Adrian Lee:Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Sue Howard, Jonathan Smith

The purpose of this paper is to provide a valuable perspective on leadership within the police force.


Ensuring leadership fitness: lessons from policing

Jonathan Smith

Policing is an enormously challenging occupation. Despite the difficulties, however, the vast majority of police officers are extremely resilient and demonstrate high levels of…


Spirituality and leadership in psychiatry: an Australian view

Michael T.H. Wong

This paper seeks to provide a view on the relevance of spirituality to leadership at various levels and areas of the practice of psychiatry.


Emergent strategy in a global community of religious sisters and Leading organizational change through practical spirituality: A case study in two parts

Pauline Darby, Valerie James

This paper aims to report the process and results of strategic level renewal of an organization from two perspectives: a senior leader from within and an independent process…

Follow the leader? A viewpoint on the exercise of leadership

Julian Raffay

The purpose of this paper is to provide a viewpoint on the exercise of leadership.

Leadership lessons from history: Jehovah's Witnesses

Christine King

This paper aims to consider the position of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Third Reich.


Leadership reflection: leading myself to lead others

Ellen Anderson

The purpose of this paper is to provide the viewpoint of a visually impaired student social worker.




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2005 – 2014

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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