Developing Leaders - Innovative Approaches for Local Government

This paper examines ongoing research (Blass & Carr, 2006) exploring the development of future leaders using new and innovative approaches. Research asking experienced leaders about what they wish they had known 10 years ago is used to provide an insight into the critical incidents that shaped these leaders' careers. These critical incidents were used as the basis for an innovative leadership development programme for the improvement and development agency (IDeA) which is further examined in this paper.

Reitz, M., Carr, M. & Blass, E. (2007) Developing Leaders - Innovative Approaches for Local Government, The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services, Vol 3, Issue 4, December

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