Chapter 28: The importance of diversity and digital leadership in education: a feminist perspective from higher education
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Digital leadership is an area of leadership studies which is gaining popularity as organizations seek to ensure that their businesses are best positioned to innovate and thrive in an increasingly digital world. The experiences and attitudes of leaders to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion is key to institutions' organizational culture and the context in which institutional vision, policy and strategy for digital education is developed and delivered. Digital leaders in universities in the UK were interviewed for this study of overlapping areas of leadership (diversity, digital and organizational). The study takes an intersectional approach to understanding identity characteristics, recognizing that people's identities and social positions at work are shaped by multiple and interconnected factors, and offers an interpretation of the significance of these factors for leadership.

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