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This free course, Collective leadership, will give you an insight into the importance of how to be a more effective leader, and how to better engage and work with ‘followers’ in an organisational setting.
It considers the ‘heroic’ leader of the past and how leadership studies historically focused on the individual. It then builds on what is meant by Collective Leadership, using real-life case studies as examples.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- briefly describe leadership theory, considering the leader, the follower and the collective
- understand the metaphor of the ‘Collective Canyon’
- understand the importance of a collective leadership approach.
First Published: 05/12/2019
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 What is leadership?
- 2 Individual leadership versus collective leadership
- 3 Leadership practices to promote collective leadership
- Tell us what you think
- Further reading
- Leadership: Current Theories, Research, and Future Directions File
- In praise of followers File
- Leadership theory_past, present and future File
- Managers doing their leadership_alvesson_sven File
- Saving lives by changing relationships_positive deviance File
- Doing politics differently: How a ‘nerdy Professor’ engaged with the citizens of Calgary File
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