Making sense of systems change and systems leadership

  • doing boring well
  • keeping tight hold on the leaders who want to change and
  • recognising that many others will leave
  1. Systems leadership as a form of better leadership
  2. Externally-driven systems leadership
  3. Facilitative system leadership
  4. Systems leadership for systems innovation
  5. Systems leadership as leadership of complex systems
  6. Organic types of systems leadership
  • Ensure that the system is ‘led’ in a way that is considered broadly beneficial, ethical, legitimate and
  • Focus on the system ‘working’ in an effective, functional way.
A structure of systems leadership approaches




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