Below you will find the white papers that our EMEA clients find to be the most useful. To view the latest white papers go here or Log-in now or join myCCL, our free online community, to access the full white papers archive.
How to Be the Boss without Being the B-Word (Bossy)
No one likes working with a controlling, dictating boss or coworker. In fact, the CCL research described in this white paper shows that bossiness can be harmful to your career. Whether you've been labeled a bossy leader or have coworkers who are bossy, this paper offers you strategies and tips to help you control negative bossy behaviors in your workplace.
Bossy: What's Gender Got to Do with It?
A CCL survey of leaders found women twice as likely as men to be branded as bossy in the workplace. But do women really act bossier than men on the job? Read this paper to find out what our research shows about how and why the bossy label often gets genderized.
Make Learning Stick: Best Practices to Get the Most Out of Leadership Development
How can you and your organization ensure that the lessons taught in your leadership development training stick over time? This white paper will guide you through CCL's 3X3X3 Model™, fortifying you with strategies to help people apply and deepen their learning to develop the leadership capacity your organization needs.
Boundary Spanning Leadership
In a recent study by CCL, 86 percent of senior executives said it is "extremely important" to work across boundaries in their current leadership roles. Yet, only 7 percent of these executives believe they are currently "very effective" at doing so. Closing this gap is both a critical challenge and a transformative opportunity for leaders and organizations in today's business environment. This white paper explores why boundary spanning leadership matters and how to make it happen.
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Delivering a Collective Leadership Strategy for Health Care
CCL and The Kings Fund believe collective leadership, where leadership is shared by each and every member of an organisation, is imperative to delivering sustainable culture change and patient care improvements in the United Kingdom's National Health Care System. This collaborative white paper describes the complex endeavour of developing and implementing a collective leadership strategy.
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With the NHS facing bigger challenges than ever before, leaders must ensure that cultures within health care organizations sustain high-quality, compassionate and ever-improving care. Key to shaping these cultures is leadership.
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The key challenge facing all NHS organisations is to nurture cultures that ensure the delivery of continuously improving high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare. Leadership is the most influential factor in shaping organisational culture and so ensuring the necessary leadership behaviours, strategies and qualities are developed is fundamental. What do we really know about leadership of health services?
Bridging the Strategy/Performance Gap
Why do some leaders fail to successfully execute strategies that lead to excellent business results? This paper explores how an organization's performance can be poor even when its strategy is great.
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Vertical Leadership Development - Part 1: Developing Leaders for a Complex World
Leaders today are strained with trying to make sense of an environment that has grown too complex for their stage of development. This paper's author advocates vertical development — advancement in one's thinking capability — for leading in this increasingly VUCA world.
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Sleep Well, Lead Well: How Better Sleep Can Improve Leadership, Boost Productivity, and Spark Innovation
Leaders who get their rest respond to challenge, chaos and complexity with clarity, creativity and productivity. This paper will help Learning, Development and HR leaders to "push back" on a 24/7 culture that has executives depriving themselves of sleep to stay on top of it all.
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