International Journal of Public Leadership: Volume 15 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Political and public leadership: advancing ethics and the common good

Guest Editors: Karin Lasthuizen

The power of place in public leadership research and development

Brad Jackson

The purpose of this paper is to foreground place as a critical and central concern for public leadership research, development and practice.

Lead by example? The dissemination of ethical values through authentic leader inspiration

Fabian Hattke, Judith Hattke

The purpose of this paper is to propose that leaders who promote ethical values authentically will be more effective in inspiring followers to behave ethically than inauthentic…


Role of leadership and participation: Social innovation in health in selected provinces in the Philippines

Rita M. Gallardo

The purpose of this paper is to offer pointers to local government executives on the qualities of leadership that drive social innovation (SI) as well as locate the roles of…

Health and safety leadership: A study of employee perceptions and company leader responses in New Zealand’s electricity supply industry

Heidi Elizabeth Börner, Sandra Lassowski

Based on the research findings the authors derive propositions for further research to explore the role of safety and ethical leadership in enhancing health and safety performance…

Mediocre and harmful public sector leadership

Esme Franken, Geoff Plimmer

Leadership matters in public contexts. It influences employee development and, in turn, the effective delivery of public services. Harmful leadership limits the fulfilment of both…

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