Those who work in the public services and wish to achieve credible and dynamic leadership.
Managerial leaders who wish to be successful in the public services.
Those taking on the responsibility of leadership in the public services.
What you will learn
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:
Various theoretical perspectives on leadership.
The tensions that can arise between the bureaucratic, administration-driven traditions of public services and the leadership and management styles required within new and emerging operating environments.
The relationship between political leadership and organisational leadership.
Different approaches adopted by public service leaders around the globe, including generalisable attributes of success and failure.
Which existing theories of leadership are appropriate for a new public management context or whether new models or paradigms may be required to move forward.