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Webinar: Leadership - influencing the things that matter

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Learning at Work Week 2014
Learning Leadership Webinar Series

Leadership - influencing the things that matter
Wednesday 21 May 2014
12:30 - 13:00 BST

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Our organisations, our communities, our societies are full of issues which really matter, and require our collective thinking and energy.  In this webinar, OUBS academics Professor Rob Paton and Dr Owain Smolović Jones from the Department of Public Leadership and Social Enterprise, explore how working with this word ‘leadership’ may be a valuable way of focusing our thinking on how we can all make a difference on the issues that matter to us.  Influencing both situations and individuals immediately calls to mind speaking up, getting passionate and having a voice. 

Conflict and working with people’s deeply held passions and ideologies is crucial.  Not only do we need more leaders – more people identifying as leaders, but we also need our leaders to be more skilled in how they encourage the leadership of others.  So in this webinar we will tread into the territory of identity and the political in leadership… Come on in and join the conversation.

This webinar is part of a 5-part series on 'Learning Leadership' and the following webinars are available throughout the week:

Monday 19 May - What Leadership isn’t and why this is good news for Leaders with Dr Ben Hardy

Tuesday 20 May - Leadership as Relationship with Dr Caroline Ramsey

Thursday 22 May - Resilient Leadership: mess, set-backs and failure with Murray Eldridge MBA

Friday 23 May - Leadership with Political Astuteness with Professor Jean Hartley

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with Campaign for Learning and is part of Learning at Work Week.

Speakers

Sue Parr (Host), Head of Executive Education, The Open University Business School

 

 

 



Photo of Rob PatonProfessor Rob Paton, Professor in Social Enterprise, The Open University Business School

 


 

 


Photo of Owain Smolović-JonesDr Owain Smolović-Jones, Lecturer in Organisational Studies, The Open University Business School
 

 

 

 

 

Event details

Note: This event has already taken place and cannot be booked.

Start date: 21 May, 2014 at 12:30
End date: 21 May, 2014 at 13:00

Location: Online

Contact details

Email: OU-Events@open.ac.uk