Frank Furedi


Featured Publication

  • What’s happened to the University? 05 February 2018 | OP163
    Trigger warnings, cultural appropriation and safe spaces. Who decided to bestow guardian status to Australian universities? And why should we let this proliferation of politically correct ideals become the norm, prescribing, censoring or outright banning texts, gagging speech and curbing…...
    Trigger warnings, cultural appropriation and safe spaces. Who decided to bestow guardian status to Australian universities? And why should we let this proliferation of politically correct ideals become the norm, prescribing, censoring or outright banning texts, gagging speech and curbing…
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Publications

  • Leadership, Liberty and the Crisis of Authority 15 October 2012 | OP125
    Western societies have become obsessed with rule making. Instead of cultivating authoritative leadership, we rely one-sidedly on rules explicitly designed to penalise the taking of initiative. The plethora of seminars, training courses, and self-help texts promising to turn uninspiring executives into dynamic leaders miss the point that leadership is not…...
    Western societies have become obsessed with rule making. Instead of cultivating authoritative leadership, we rely one-sidedly on rules explicitly designed to penalise the taking of initiative. The plethora of seminars, training courses, and self-help texts promising to turn uninspiring executives into dynamic leaders miss the point that leadership is not…
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