The Challenge of Local Leadership
John Cross, Chief Executive of Bedford Pilgrims Housing Association, talks about his leadership challenges
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The Challenge of Local Leadership
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Developing leaders for a world of uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - Ashridge Journal Article
From December 2008 to May 2009, Andrew Day and Kevin Power interviewed 50 executives and senior managers about how they were experiencing the impact of the economic crisis on their organisations. They summarise their key findings and outline the implications for leadership learning and development.
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Perspectives: Leadership challenges - Ashridge Journal Article
Over the last eighteen months of economic turmoil, leaders, their ethics, morals and judgement have been scrutinised and questioned. Indeed the whole topic of leadership and its role in business, politics and wider society has been the subject of great debate. 360° brought together three of Ashridge’s leadership experts, Dave Bond, Narendra Laljani and Stefan Wills, to get their views on how the broad subject of leadership is evolving – and importantly – what are the leadership developmen
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Strategic leadership in the media industry - Ashridge Journal Article
Autocratic, manipulative, power hungry, perhaps even deranged - the media mogul as portrayed in the press is one of history's more enduring figures. What are the strategic approaches and leadership traits that make for success in this fast moving, often turbulent industry? Lucy Kung combines recent thinking on leadership in creative environments and makes some recommendations for leaders in the media.
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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola: Emerging Role of the Laity
Jesuit leaders in the renewal of the Spiritual Exercises discuss the evolution of lay leadership in the practice of giving the Spiritual Exercises.
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Amar Bhide, of Columbia University and author of The Venturesome Economy, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in a global economy. Bhide argues that the worries about outsourcing and America's alleged declining leadership in technology are misplaced. He argues that the source of prosperity is not technology per se but the application of technology to actual products that improve our lives and that the American venture system and labor market ar
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Washington as a Symbol
Washington's leadership was an appealing surrogate for the king's paternal presence. Historian Kevin Kelly discusses the first president's legacy.
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Back-bench rebels
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back
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Resigning from Government - Clare Short
lare Short was Secretary of State for International Development from 1997 to May 2003. DFID was a new Ministry created after the 1997 general election to promote policies for sustainable development and the elimination of poverty. In 2003, Ms Short resigned from the government over the Iraq war and in 2006, she resigned the Labour Whip. She now sits as an Independent. She will leave Parliament at the next election.
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Is ITV in Trouble? - Jim Godfrey
Jim Godfrey, ITV’s director of corporate affairs, is leaving in March after three years to set up his own PR agency. Godfrey, a former Labour special adviser, said he intended to specialise in political campaigns and branding with his new company, which will have ITV as its first client when it launches in July. He is a former special adviser to Patricia Hewlett when she was the trade and industry secretary. Before that he was director of communications for leading think-tank, the Institute fo
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Resigning from Government - Clare Short
lare Short was Secretary of State for International Development from 1997 to May 2003. DFID was a new Ministry created after the 1997 general election to promote policies for sustainable development and the elimination of poverty. In 2003, Ms Short resigned from the government over the Iraq war and in 2006, she resigned the Labour Whip. She now sits as an Independent. She will leave Parliament at the next election.
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The BBC World Service - Nigel Chapman
Nigel Chapman is Director of BBC World Service. He is responsible for the overall editorial leadership and management of the world’s leading international radio broadcaster and its new media operations. He has worked for the BBC for more than 20 years.
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Is ITV in Trouble? - Jim Godfrey
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Why all Governments Need Spin - Nicholas Jones
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Michael A. Young, CEO, Grady Health Systems - IMPACT
October 13 - IMPACT presents Michael A. Young, CEO, Grady Health Systems Michael A. Young brings more than 28 years of healthcare industry leadership to Grady Health System where he joined the health system as President/CEO on Sept. 2, 2008. Young began his career at Lancaster General Hospital & Health System in Lancaster, Penn. During his tenure there, Young built a new Women's Hospital, Orthopaedic Hospital and cutting-edge ambulatory services program. Most recently, Young was President and
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References

Careers Education Guidance in a Nutshell (DfES, 2004). Available to download at: http://www.cegnet.co.uk/resource/content/files/444.pdf [accessed 26 January 2007]
Careers Education Guidance and Work-related Learning: A briefing for teachers in initial training (DfES, 2005). Available to download at: http://dev.cegnet.co.uk/resource/content/files/677.pdf [accessed 26 Janaury 2007]

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References

Lavalettee, M. (1999) A Thing of the Past? Child Labour in Britain 1800 to the Present, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool.
Marshall, T.H. (1965) ‘Citizenship and Social Class’ in Class, Citizenship and Social Development: Essays by T.H. Marshall.
Post, J.E. (2000) Meeting the Challenge of Global Corporate Citizenship, Boston College Centre f
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Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Critically appreciate the significance of claims made for ‘global corporate citizenship’.

  • Understand the nature of work and ‘social citizenship’.

  • Recognize the difference between ‘acts citizenship’ and ‘status citizenship’.

  • Be able to assess the ‘ethical dimension’ to arguments about citizenship.

  • See the relevance of historical compari
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