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Middle managers & leadership – part 3: how to become a middle leader?

“Which leadership book or training can you recommend me? How can I become a middle leader?” These simple questions require very complex answers if you consider all dimensions of leadership. Day, Harrison and Halpin (2009) advocate an integrative model of … Continue reading

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Middle managers & leadership – part 2: leading from the middle: future proof middle managers.

“The distinguishing feature of middle management is not where they sit in the organization chart. What makes them unique is their access to top management coupled with their knowledge of operations. This enables them to function as mediators between the … Continue reading

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HR professionals as emergent leaders in organization: how to get there?

Last Friday we organized group discussions for all master students about 5 different leadership books.  We noticed something peculiar in our groups: in one group the HR students stayed together when they had the opportunity to mingle with the others. … Continue reading

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Management Tomorrow congres over ingrediënten van proactief leiderschap

Hoe gaat het met uw zelfcontrole? Met het mijne kan het nog altijd beter. Toen ik deze morgen vaststelde dat ik mijn schriftje gisteren op het management tomorrow congres vergeten ben, was het huis even te klein. Gelukkig was er … Continue reading

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Howard Gutman about leadership: “If you want to find it, come to Belgium.”

“The world has never had a stronger need for leadership than today,” opened Ingar Skaug his speech at CCL’s Day for Change yesterday. They presented their renewed EMEA campus to the world and I was impressed: state of the art … Continue reading

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Monica De Coninck over leiderschap: “Als minister heb ik één vierkante centimeter speelruimte.”

Het maximale halen uit één vierkante centimeter speelruimte, dat vatte mooi samen hoe onze minister van werk haar rol ziet. Het is ook dé leiderschapsparadox bij uitstek waarin veel leiders zich herkennen: hoe meer verantwoordelijkheid, hoe kleiner het gevoel van … Continue reading

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Leiderschap volgens Jesse Segers: “een zwerm vogels en vier paar schoenen.”

“Er ruist iets door het struikgewas op vlak van leiderschap”, schreef ik eerder in een blogpost. Gisteren, tijdens  het Kaleido seminarie over “leiderschap als competentie of zijnswijze”, kwam het al aardig in beeld. Jesse Segers stak van wal met de vraag: … Continue reading

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