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AUSTRALIAN LEADERSHIP INDEX

An ongoing research study of leadership for the greater good in Australia, by Swinburne University.

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LEADERSHIP SNAPSHOT

Australian Leadership Index (ALI) scores for Q3 2021 (July – September).

Public perceptions of leadership continue to decline as 2021 comes to an end

ALI SCORE, QUARTERLY

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FEATURED REPORTS

Comprehensive analysis of how perceptions of leadership are changing in response to events, over time, and across sectors and institutions.

ALI IS THE AUTHORITY ON LEADERSHIP IN AUSTRALIA

Against a backdrop of irresponsible leadership and ethical misconduct in our institutions, there is a growing need for leadership that serves the greater good.

Supported by the Graham Foundation, the Australian Leadership Index (ALI) is a unique national survey that provides a detailed picture of leadership in Australia.

The ALI tracks perceptions and expectations of leadership across four sectors, providing insight into how leaders can improve their leadership for the greater good.

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THE LATEST ON LEADERSHIP FOR THE GREATER GOOD

Read the latest articles published by the Swinburne University research team.

Responsible leadership in times of constant change: The role of psychological safety

Before many of us moved to working from home more regularly, organisational behaviour literature and popular business-related op-eds centred around achieving work-life balance. The new buzz word is work-life blend or work-life integration. Working remotely, usually from where we live, makes it difficult to shut off after work or to segment our work into the once traditional work day.

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For the good of all or self-serving? Five charts on how Australians view the public integrity of federal government, 2018-2021

The issue of public integrity has become increasingly prominent in recent years. In this report, we analyse public perceptions and expectations of federal government integrity from October 2018 to December 2021, focusing on public perceptions of federal government leadership for the public good, ethics and morality, transparency, and accountability.

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Is agile and hands-on leadership effective for the greater good?

Despite some of the negative publicity surrounding charities in Australia and overseas, Australians overwhelmingly view charities as leading for the greater good compared to other institutions. But why is this the case? Apart from their premise of helping others, how do charities sustain these perceptions more broadly?

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EXPLORE THE SURVEY RESULTS

The Australian Leadership Index data portal allows users to explore the results of the study in a visual, engaging and interactive way.

Users can view the results for various metrics, analyse how the data differs across specific sectors, industries and respondent profiles, filter the data by a range of important variables, and explore how the results have changed over time as the study progresses.

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2021 Annual Report Now Available

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