Why style should go out of fashion

Part of the accepted wisdom of leadership is that successful leaders vary their style according to the situation they are facing. The classic version of 'situational leadership' was developed by Hersey¹ and Blanchard throughout the 60's, 70's and 80's. The basic premise is that effective leadership is task-relevant i.e. leaders respond to the nature of the … Continue reading Why style should go out of fashion

Order and Chaos

The most difficult thing of all... was the lack of teaching. Students began the day by working on their own weekly plan, approaching teachers in the middle of the 'market square' for advice when needed. Uutiset News (Finland), 15.8.2019, 'Parents file complaints over "failure" of new school' Two contrasting news stories have caught my eye … Continue reading Order and Chaos