November 2007
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p24
The article describes the author's experience of working on a one-year development project in Namibia. On secondment from the National Health Service in Scotland, she works as a volunteer organisational development consultant until May 2008. The volunteering scheme is a partnership between NHS Scotland, The Scottish Executive and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO). Together, a group was assembled to develop an internal leadership development programme for school principals.


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