International Journal of Public Leadership: Volume 12 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Public leadership across boundaries

Guest Editors: Nikol Hopman, Randy Poon

Unethical 20th century business leaders: Were some of them corporate psychopaths? The case of Robert Maxwell

Clive R. Boddy

The purpose of this paper is to present evidence to examine the possible psychopathy of Robert Maxwell, a notorious figure in UK business history.

Reimagining leadership – and its relationship with management – for the public sector

Don Dunoon

The purpose of this paper is to review and critique three conventional assumptions about leadership and put forward an alternative framing, with leadership presented as a distinct…

Public leadership: Navigating leadership challenges and operating in service of the common good in an interconnected world

M. Beth Page

With increased globalization, technology advancements, and interconnectedness, greater alignment on values and leadership is needed. The purpose of this paper is to explore the…

Developing citizen leadership in Myanmar: the DeBoer fellowship

Timothy Steffensmeier, Julia Fabris McBride, Peter Dove

The purpose of this paper is to understand the impact of the DeBoer fellowship, a citizen leadership development program in Myanmar. The challenge in Myanmar of catalyzing…

Towards understanding a multi-stakeholder approach in a youth leadership development program

Manuel J. De Vera, Jose Enrique R. Corpus, Donn David P. Ramos

The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences gained by participants of youth leadership development (YLD) programs that introduce multi-stakeholder processes as part of…

Leading across cultural borders: a communitarian approach to global development

Malcolm Elliott Glover

The purpose of this paper is to explore the community development experiences of a communitarian leader who has worked with various global institutions. Through interviews and the…

The competing values framework: Implications for strategic leadership, change and learning in public organizations

Evert Lindquist, Richard Marcy

The purpose of this paper is to explore how the competing values framework (CVF) could be used by public service leaders to analyze and better understand public sector leadership…

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