Resources

We are continuously updating our resources pages to give you the chance to find information relevant to your career stage or specific need.

These could include key publications, articles, online learning materials and databases, and orginate from a range of organisations and experts that we feel will help support those who are already involved in medical leadership and management, or those who want to develop their leadership and management skills. Please enquiries [at] fmlm [dot] ac [dot] uk (contact us if you know of relevant resources) that would be useful for this section of our website.

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Stewart Friedman, Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, introduces the concept of 'leadership from the point of view of the whole person' and makes the case for pursuing sustainable change by integrating the different parts of one's lives - work, home, community and private life.

20 Apr 2016

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In this podcast, Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer from Thinkers50 discuss what it means to transition into a leadership position and why this journey is fraught with pitfalls (from the managing relationships and networks, to the realisation that leadership is not necessarily power).

15 Apr 2016

Audio/Video

Prof Kate Thomas, Vice Dean and Programme Director MBChB at University of Birmingham, joined our webinar on 30 March to share her impressive leadership story and discuss some of the issues women face in pursuit of leadership positions. Listen to the podcast.

11 Apr 2016

Article

Most of us spend a great deal of time measuring. In many ways, part of being an effective leader is setting up systems to measure everything that matters. It's the only way we can know for sure how we're doing.

31 Mar 2016

Article

Education systems and upbringing tend to encourage us to identify what we excel at and then to work on that. We become more specialised, more focused. Along the way, it is easy to forget about, or totally overlook, our weaknesses. It is, perhaps, human nature to accentuate the positive after all.

04 Apr 2016

Article

Leadership is inextricably caught up with individualism, but the reality is that leaders need teams. Leadership is team work. Ibarra identifies several areas that leaders need to focus on to become good collaborative leaders. To start with they need to build networks that allow them to add value collaboratively through connections.

01 Apr 2016

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NHS England South has commissioned a series of videos to support organisations and individuals to develop appraisal skills by showcasing a number of scenarios to help appraisers explore helpful behaviours, mindsets and strategies.

30 Mar 2016

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Following his one-day course for medical leaders, part of FMLM's Essential skills courses, Dr Tim Ojo sums up the importance of and practical approach to effective conflict resolution skills in a healthcare context, along with some top tips.

23 Mar 2016

Publication

A new report published by Hunter Healthcare explores both the barriers and opportunities in attracting and retaining individuals in the increasingly complex role, as well as the need for support.

23 Mar 2016

Publication

Junior doctor engagement – investing in the future is a report by Dr Rowan Wathes, former National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow, and Prof Peter Spurgeon which looks at the issues facing junior doctors’ medical engagement, and recommendations for improvement.

22 Mar 2016

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This is the first report delivered by the FMLM Trainee Steering Group Think Tank. Building on work by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, it outlines recommendations for training for junior doctors with quality improvement as an integral part.

22 Mar 2016

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The unknown is a place for opportunity, says Steven D'Souza, Associate Professor at IE Business School, Madrid. In this 'Contemporary leadership' video, find out how leaders can use experimentation and discovery to find solutions to new problems.

16 Mar 2016

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Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer from Thinkers50 talk about four challenges leaders face throughout their journey. Listen to the podcast to find out why developing slow leadership — the ability to press pause and think — and working on your weaknesses...

14 Mar 2016

Article

“The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him,” wrote Nicolo Machiavelli. He was right. In this 'Contemporary leadership' article, Stuart Crainer looks at an important leadership quality - discovering great talent.

07 Mar 2016

Article

Self-awareness is an integral part of authentic leadership. But it does not require years of psychoanalysis. It is about making a connection, knowing what and how much of yourself, your strengths and weaknesses, and idiosyncrasies to reveal to others.

01 Mar 2016

Contemporary Leadership

Timely wisdom on a timeless topic! FMLM has partnered with Thinkers50, the leading experts on management ideas, to bring our members a series of articles that distill the very latest thinking on a subject that has fascinated mankind for thousands of years.