Army launches new leadership code

04 September 2015

“The Army needs to move with the times,” according to General Sir Nick Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of the General Staff, as he launched the new Army Leadership Code to all the Regimental Sergeant Majors and Commanding Officers at a special event at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst yesterday (3 Sept 15).

The seven leadership behaviours

The new code consists of seven leadership behaviours:

  • Lead by example
  • Encourage thinking
  • Apply reward and discipline
  • Demand high performance
  • Encourage confidence in the team
  • Recognise individual strengths and weaknesses
  • Strive for team goals

“Following this code will develop our leaders, junior and senior, so that they are supported and challenged to do the right thing every time. It will help us towards being a member of an outstanding team that will succeed whenever and wherever we are called upon to do our duty” - CGS

The full article can be read here