Leaders: Lions fighting Deer and Sheep!

“An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer.” This quote and its many derivatives are often attributed to Polybius (Roman historian), Philip of Macedon (382-336 BC) and his son (Alexander the Great), and also Chabrias (|Athenian general who died ?357BC), around… Read More


ADF: 7 Lessons in Leadership & Innovation

Dr Alex Zelinksy’s 7 Lessons in Leadership and Innovation documents the Chief Defence Scientist’s reflections on leadership development and the innovation space. The brochure was distributed as a companion document to Dr Zelinsky’s presentation of the Warren Centre’s 2013 Innovation Lecture. Download: 7 Lessons in Leadership and Innovation.

What is the Relationship between Leadership Behaviours, Psychological & Training Outcomes?

Research Paper Title The relationship between transformational leadership behaviors, psychological, and training outcomes in elite military recruits. Background Two studies examined the effects of a differentiated model of transformational leadership on follower outcomes. Study 1 In Study 1, 484 UK Royal Marine recruits completed questionnaires about their trainers’ leadership behaviors and their own attitudes towards… Read More

Family Leadership Affects Dietary & Physical Activity Behaviours

Research Paper Title Family Leadership Styles and Adolescent Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors: A Cross-sectional Study. Background Transformational leadership is conceptualised as a set of behaviours designed to inspire, energise and motivate others to achieve higher levels of functioning, and is associated with salient health-related outcomes in organisational settings. Given (a) the similarities that exist between leadership… Read More