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Publications and highlights

HCL's notable activities include:

'Work 2028 - Trends, Dilemmas and Choices' Report, delivered by Professor Bernd Vogel, Director of Henley Centre for Leadership, and Obiageli Heidelberger-Nkenke, PhD student in Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour, partnered with Deutsche Telekom and Detecon International.

'The Leaders Secret Code: The Belief Systems that Distinguish Winners' Webinar, delivered by Professor Ben Laker.

New book series

Transformative Thinking and Practice in Leadership and its Development. This series works as a translator and bridge-builder between outstanding practice and research in leadership and its development.

It explores contemporary, demanding and accessible developments in research, research-led practice and excellence in the practice of leadership and leadership development. In the first volume, Dr Sharon Varney explores Leadership in Complexity and Change: For a World in Constant Motion. In Volume 2, Aidan McQuade considers Ethical Leadership: Moral Decision-Making Under Pressure


Leading Insights - A milestone in German politics

Professor Bernd Vogel reflects on the legacy of Angela Merkel and the chat bot-isation of German politics. Read the full article here.

Henley Centre for Leadership Blog

Dr Sinem Bulkan explores the topic of how companies can survive and thrive in today's evolving business environment in our recent addition to our blog channel.

If you would like to read more blogs from us, visit Henley Blogs and search for Centre for Leadership.

Henley Centre for Leadership Webinar series

Leading within the new normal: challenges and insights

We invited four panel members from different organisations to participate in our webinar to find out how they addressed the real underlying leadership issues and opportunities with the new realities of work.

Watch the webinar here.

Read the session summary here.

Leading Healthy and Productive Post-Pandemic Workplaces - Leader Resilience

The second of the Henley Centre for Leadership Webinar series in 2022 took place on 15 February, through Zoom.

In this session, Dr Caroline Rook and Dr Chris Dalton delved further into the concept of leader resilience, with the aim of uncovering questions and assumptions that allow us to meaningfully engage in better practice for healthy and productive post-pandemic workplaces.

Download Dr Caroline Rook's report here.

Leadership Gems

Leadership Gems is a new interview series from the Henley Centre for Leadership. Leadership Gems invites listeners to learn from people from across society about their involvement in leadership. Think Leadership as a life! This series will touch on our guests' leadership experiences, practices and philosophy, as well as their personal learning and light bulb moments through their career.

Series one is out now, with all episodes available below, and series two is in progress.

Series One

Episode One: Phillipine Mtikitiki speaks to Professor Bernd Vogel. Watch the episode here.

Episode Two: General Paul Nanson speaks to Professor Claire Collins. Watch the episode here.

Episode Three: Dr Maria Ohisalo speaks to Professor Claire Collins. Watch the episode here.

Episode Four: Per Mertesacker speaks to Professor Bernd Vogel. Watch the episode here.

Series Two

Episode One: Dame Lynne Owens speaks to Professor Claire Collins. Watch the episode here.

Episode Two: Steve McManus speaks to Professor Claire Collins. Watch the episode here.

Contact us

Professor Bernd Vogel

For more information please contact Professor Bernd Vogel, the HCL Director.

Telephone: 01491 414548