APW2010: Divergent Dictators: Legacies of Leadership in Three Asian Authoritarian Regimes
"Finding the right place for individuals is an old problem for political analysis," explains Richard Samuels in his comparative analysis of leadership in Japan and Italy. "Do individuals make history, or does history make individuals who make history?" This paper examines the highly divergent legacies that came forth from the leadership of three Asian dictators: South Korea's Park Chung Hee (1961-1979), Indonesia's Suharto (1965-1998), and the Philippines' Ferdinand Marcos (1965-1986). Through t
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Launch of the National Security College by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
Australia's first National Security College will begin activities in May after its official launch by the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at The Australian National University today. In a major address on national security this afternoon, the Prime Minister said the National Security College at ANU will enhance collaborative leadership in the national security community and build trusted networks within and outside government.
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The Future Leadership Programme: the tutor's view
The Future Leadership programme is for managers in public service and is run by Ashridge and OPM on behalf of the IDeA. Here, current participants explain why they have chosen this leadership programme.
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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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The Chiefdom of Powhatan
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Two killed as Friday prayers turn violent in Egypt
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The Great Society
Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) took the oath of office on the plane carrying John F. Kennedy's body from Dallas to Washington, D.C. on November 22, 1963. Johnson's presidency began in turmoil with Kennedy's assassination and continued throughout most of the decade in the same manner. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

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