Developmental Leadership: What it is, why it matters, and how it can be supported Report uri icon


  • How do we explain how, when and why change does, or doesn’t, happen? This brief argues that developmental leadership is key. It draws on 10 years of research by the Developmental Leadership Program, which is discussed in more detail in Inside the Black Box of Political Will. Developmental leadership is the strategic, collective and political process of building political will to make good change happen


  • Roche, Chris
  • Hudson, David
  • Mcloughlin, Clare
  • Marquette, Heather

publication date

  • 2018