International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 9 Issue 3/4


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What is happening to leadership in health care?

Valerie Iles

The purpose of this paper is to re-examine the challenges facing leaders in health care, to explore the impact of these on the choices available to healthcare leaders, and to…


Leadership, a key element of quality improvement in healthcare. Results from a literature review of “Lean Healthcare” and the Productive Ward: Releasing time to care initiative

Mark White, John Wells, Tony Butterworth

This paper reviews the Lean Healthcare and Productive Ward: releasing time to care (RTC) literature and extracts the reported effects and impacts experienced by employees who…


The spirited leader: the potential of spiritual intelligence to improve leadership

Peter Hyson

Spiritual intelligence (SQi) plays a vital part in deepening leadership effectiveness and staff performance in the public sector. Spiritually intelligent leaders (SQLs) use SQi to…


Learning by leading: Using organisation transformation to develop leadership capacity in East Thames Group

Mark Jenner, June Barnes, Steve James

The purpose of this paper is to describe an innovative senior-level leadership development programme in housing association, East Thames Group, which was designed to build the…



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