The CEO of Itla Children’s Foundation Petri Virtanen and the Director of Development Marika Tammeaid write about leadership and systemic change in the latest issue of Public ESADEgov e-bulletin.

The article discusses how leadership training can contribute to systemic change in public administration. It discusses the nature of leadership development designed to accelerate systemic change in public leadership and to enhance capabilities for dealing with complex societal issues. It underlines the interconnectedness of public policy domains and proposes seeing the administrative system as a living and open system of activities. This article presents a case example of a long-term leadership training program in Finland, implemented during 2016-2018.

Read the full article here: PUBLIC 40: Leadership Training Can Contribute to Systemic Change