Do you and your colleagues work in a highly productive environment? Whatever business sector you are in quality, motivation and productivity are vital. As I read some recent journals, these factors kept emerging in for me and so here is a trot through some of my recent reading about leadership – hope it raises some interesting questions for you.
The HR Magazine (September 2014) poses a number of highly pertinent questions about leadership and leadership development. Key points include:
- The need to move towards an inclusive, collective approach to leadership. As Prof West states “Command and control was the dominant culture” and yet he proposes it is the most ineffective in a healthcare setting. His research supports the argument that much more appropriate is collective leadership that engages and connects people.