1Introduction

“Leadership Matters?”

David Knights and Chris Mabey

Key Questions

What is the moral compass in your life that guides the way you lead?

Where do you turn for inspiration as a leader?

How much attention do you give to the nurturing of your spirit?

What do you relate to in your life that is in some way “bigger than you”?

In recent years, there has been something of a moral meltdown in the corporate corridors of power. Few sectors have escaped high profile scandals, with public officials and business leaders guilty of malpractice, duplicity, fraud and corporate malfeasance. There are clearly important leadership matters surrounding these moral crises and we can see that leadership therefore matters to us all. Conventional leadership ...

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