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COM410 - Leadership Strategies

Still looking for someone to research? Try a few of these options to spark inspiration.

News & magazines

Search or browse the news for leadership to find out what is topical. Many business and finance papers also publish obituaries which can be good sources of information about a leader's life and accomplishments.

See news research guide for other publications:

Database search

Try a search in Business Source Complete with leadership in the subject field and any other chosen keywords of interest in another field. This could be a characteristic you are interested in -- strategy, emotional intelligence, resilience, innovation, agility etc. or an industry or geography or service/product. 


Search for biographies in the library collection. Browse a few sample subject headings below or search for your own in the library catalogue.


Podcasts are a great way to spark ideas and learn new things, as well as offering a chance to take your learning on the go and have a break from reading! Many podcasts feature interviews with inspiring individuals including entrepreneurs, founders, and leaders in a variety of spaces.

Search for podcasts on individual platforms (Google Play, Spotify, iTunes etc.)  or try out a few selections below:

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