MBA Student Essay

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Case 1Reporting evidence from business and management research
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Katie is working in her local NHS hospital on a six-month internship.,During her time there, the hospital plans the introduction of what they call a 'Leadership at all Levels' programme. All staff are to be encouraged to act as leaders, and Katie is asked to write a report for her manager setmakes a special point of telling Katie that the hospital wants to make its introduction 'evidencebased'. This means, he explains, that he would like her reportto set out the scientific evidence about what works in

report, and she think it may also be suitable as the research project for
'Where do you start with a project like this?' Katie wonders. 'Well', she think. 'I
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Even if they can put their managerial interests aside, she think thatthe questions arising from the bullet point list such as 'how "ready fo

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Case 1Reporting evidence from business and management research
,

Katie is working in her local NHS hospital on a six-month internship.,During her time there, the hospital plans the introduction of what they call a 'Leadership at all Levels' programme. All staff are to be encouraged to act as leaders, and Katie is asked to write a report for her manager setmakes a special point of telling Katie that the hospital wants to make its introduction 'evidencebased'. This means, he explains, that he would like her reportto set out the scientific evidence about what works in

report, and she think it may also be suitable as the research project for
'Where do you start with a project like this?' Katie wonders. 'Well', she think. 'I may as well

that it contains very few concrete details.
Although it is 16 pages long, there is nothing specifically about what leadership is, nothing about how 'leadership at all levels'

Can you articulate a brief, compelling message of change, framed appropriatelyto connect with your staff?
'But how could chief executives really know whether their answers to such questions were correct? Katie ponders. She feels chiefexecutives are likely to have a vested
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