Leading a small business? No, it's a rugby club!

Sue Stockdale, Steve Williams
  • Industrial and Commercial Training, September 2007, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/00197850710816827

Leadership Academy for volunteer rugby club leaders

What is it about?

Community rugby clubs are now becoming small businesses, which are mostly led by volunteers. This paper provides a case study on the Leadership Academy developed by the Rugby Football Union to improve the effectiveness of community rugby club leaders.

Why is it important?

This paper outlines the elements of the Leadership Academy and why it has been effective in developing future leaders, because of the design of the programme.

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