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Why we Need More Women in Leadership

Although society is making strides in addressing gender inequality, systematic challenges and age-old biases continue to impact women’s careers. How can organisations, policymakers, and individuals join the effort to promote female leadership?

Cultural Leadership as Agent for Change

Even with a world in lockdown, you need to be ready to respond to challenges and have a positive impact on the world around you. Nathalie De Potter’s thesis project is a step in the right direction from both a professional and personal perspective.

How the Arts can Help Shape Business and Society

In this video, Rachel Pownall, Professor of Arts and Finance, explains how the Arts can help shape business and society, and how culture and its associated values can influence the leadership and management skills of leaders at global institutions.

Trust Does Not Need Sympathy

The legitimation of leadership no longer comes from disciplinary power but from exemplary influence on the development of the organisation. Matthias Moelleney presents his advice to those responsible for developing sustainable, agile organisations.

How Leadership is Learned and Developed

What is leadership? Who is a leader? Do you consider yourself a leader? Leadership lecturer and researcher Sonja Zaar shares some of the outcomes of a recent study exploring ideas around leadership and how they influence leadership identity.

What if it All Started with Me?

In February 2020, Star Lectures took place in 14 different cities in 5 countries. UMIO’s director Mariëlle Heijltjes was responsible for the Star Lecture in Düsseldorf titled ‘The human leader: what if it all started with me?’.