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An introduction to public leadership
An introduction to public leadership

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1.3 Who leads?

So in public services, leadership is based on someone’s personal qualities, organisational position and surrounding social context. But what kinds of people lead? And what is the relationship between leadership and management?

As in many public organisations, leadership is hotly debated in policing. In this video, a number of leaders from different police forces, ranks and divisions talk about their perspectives on leadership. Some of the interviewees are managers, and some are not, but they all play a leadership role. They explain what that means to them.

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