The New Public Leadership Challenge

  • Stephen Brookes
  • Keith Grint

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. A New Public Leadership Challenge?

    1. Stephen Brookes, Keith Grint
      Pages 1-15
  3. Public Sector Reform and the Impact on Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Colin Talbot
      Pages 19-32
    3. Kieran Walshe, Naomi Chambers
      Pages 33-53
    4. Helen Gunter, Gillian Forrester
      Pages 54-69
  4. Essential Features of Public Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Lord Turnbull
      Pages 121-132
    3. Jean Hartley
      Pages 133-149
    4. Carina Paine Schofield, Mark Pegg
      Pages 199-215
  5. Public Leadership in Action?

  6. Outlining a Public Leadership Approach

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 350-353

About this book


Drawn from the results of five seminars this unique book looks at the four areas of: public sector reform; essential features for public leaders; public leadership in action; and the outline of a public leadership approach for the future. It seeks to give public leadership a firm foothold within the study of leadership in general.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen Brookes
    • 1
  • Keith Grint
    • 2
  1. 1.Manchester Business SchoolUK
  2. 2.Institute of Governance and Public ManagementWarwick Business SchoolUK

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