Leadership Learnings

16 August 2011 By Stefan Grun

Great leaders wear big hats, at least according to HBR’s Ron Ashkenas.

We’ve got a female Prime Minister, but there’s still a distinct shortage of women in leadership roles in Australia. Listen to ABC Big Ideas’ Wendy McCarthy discuss gender and leadership, and how we’ve got a way to go.

Alliances between organisations have a 50% failure rate – higher than the average Australian marriage.  Martijn van der Kamp is researching how to make it work.

Shy people can be great leaders too, a new study has found.

“Sometimes the worst of circumstances can teach the best lessons.” Rosabeth Moss Kanter from Harvard Business School on what we can learn about leadership from the US debt standoff.