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Toward a more pluralistic approach to leadership in healthcare: the case for Distributed Leadership (DL)

Thursday 1 September 2022 Lecture: Free of charge / Workshops: €20 for one and €35 for two

This event has received Category 1 approval from the NMBI: registered nurses and midwives attending the full day will be awarded 4 CEUs.


09.15   Registration

Prof Catherine Comiskey, TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery


Workshop 1 - The 4 Ws & 1 H of inclusiveness and Distributed Leadership
• WHY mainstream diversity, equity, and inclusion broadly and deeply across your organisation through Distributed Leadership?
• WHO benefits from mainstreaming diversity, equity, and inclusion across the organisation?

Prof Agnes Sarolta Fazekas, ELTE Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
Prof Catherine Comiskey, Dr Prakashini Banka and Prof Fintan Sheerin, TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery

Chair: Prof Catherine Comiskey

11.30-12.00 Break

Lecture -Nobody in charge: how does that work?
• Brief history of Distributed Leadership and its theoretical genesis
• Key principles of Distributed Leadership and its benefits
• Research to support the use of Distributed Leadership in healthcare

Prof David A. Buchanan BA PhD FRSA Chartered FCIPD FBAM FAcSS Emeritus Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Cranfield University School of Management, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK
Chair: Prof Elizabeth A. Curtis

13.00-14.00 Break: lunch not included

Workshop 2 - Implementing Distributed Leadership in practice: models, enablers and barriers
• Approaches to implementing Distributed Leadership
• Pre-requisites for Distributed Leadership practice and finding solutions to barriers

Prof Ruth Northway OBE, Prof of Learning Disability Nursing, University of South Wales
Prof Elizabeth A. Curtis and Prof Siobhan Corrigan, Trinity College Dublin
Chair: Dr Sonam Prakashini Banka-Cullen

15.30-16.30  Networking

Please click here to download a PDF of the programme (updated 14 July 2022)