Leadership at Aston University
Inspiring the next generation
Leadership is demonstrated in how people communicate, approach problem-solving, inspire change, and connect with others. Aston Business School has always put leadership qualities at the fore of what it offers its students and staff. We support business leaders in enhancing their organisation’s performance and growth. It is our particular aim to ensure that the opportunities we create are made available to all members of our society.
Here at Aston Business School, our leadership research focuses on:
Dr Xiaoshuang Lin, an expert in leadership at Aston Business School, explains how Gareth Southgate is a perfect example of 'humble leadership'. She says the England football manager’s humility, empathy and willingness to admit mistakes is what many businesses need, along with 'servant leaders', such as Mother Theresa. However, she warned that businesses will sometimes need tougher leaders as well.
Release date: February 2022
Women in business should consider themselves a strength, not a weakness. That's the message from Professor Helen Higson of Aston Business School, and Daniella Genas, an MBA graduate and successful entrepreneur, in a podcast episode created to celebrate International Women's Day.
Release date: March 2022