An introduction to What Works Scotland’s lessons for public service reform in Scotland, published at the conclusion of the four-year programme, and the report to download.
Research report that considers how public service leadership is changing in the era of community empowerment, collaboration and co-production, and how leadership can rise to the challenge.
This policy briefing focuses how public service leadership needs to change to lead organisations involved in collaboration, co-production, community engagement and partnership.
This policy briefing focuses why we need to rethink leadership practice in public services and what works for leadership in collaborative settings.
Guest bloggers James Rees, Carol Jacklin-Jarvis and Vita Terry from the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership examine the challenges and opportunities offered in June 2018 by adopting collective leadership practices in third and voluntary sector organisations.
Professor James Spillane from the School of Education and Social Policy at North-western University, Illinois, explains in October 2015 why he considers distributive leadership a fascinating topic and essential to successful school leadership.
– what would you do if your organisational head said, “Think Yes” in everything you do? In this blog from July 2015 Claire Bynner and Ken Gibb describe the experiences of housing officers from Glasgow Housing Association following their new chief executive’s approach to leadership – “Think Yes” in everything you do?
Report and executive summary of the findings from the first survey of community planning officials (managers and officers) conducted in Scotland. It sheds light on the composition of this significant group of local public servants, their role, the work they undertake and the implications for community planning partnerships and community engagement.
Animation about five approaches that make a difference in urban neighbourhoods and the implications for change, public services and decision-making.
Annual evaluations of the police and fire reform, which aim to assess if the aims of the reform have been met, identify lessons for future public service reform and evaluate the wider impact of the reform. The evaluations are produced by What Works Scotland, the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and ScotCen for Scottish Government.