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Leadership and followership
Leadership and followership

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Week 4: When leadership goes wrong


Welcome to Week 4 of the free badged course Leadership and followership. Last week, you looked at leadership skills – why employers value them and how you can develop yours further.

This week, you will move your focus from good leadership to bad. You’ll consider the spectrum of poor leadership and look at the common mistakes that leaders make. Learning from those mistakes might help you to avoid making them yourself.

Watch the following video in which Lynne introduces the week.

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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • recognise poor leadership in different forms
  • reflect on the impact of poor or weak leadership
  • describe ways in which leadership mistakes might be avoided.