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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
Publilius Syrus already wrote in the 1st century BC: "Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm". This crisis management axiom is so important to leadership and management that we have it on the mouse pads of our management platform. Leadership during a crisis is arguably the most difficult challenge any human being could ever face. Let's keep our heads cool and focus on the key things leaders should do in current Covid-19 crisis. An excellent starting point is the framework of Boin, 't Hart, and van Esch, who researched the proceedings of the global financial crisis of 2008 and have come up with a framework of 7 key challenges of crisis leadership: SENSE MAKING: Diagnose confusing, contested and often fast-moving situations correctly, a necessary condition for effectively meeting the other challenges. MEANING MAKING: Provide persuasive public accounts of what is happening, why it is happening, what can be done about it, how and by whom; in other words, 'teaching reali (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Michael Norris
Director, United States

Familiar or Proficient in Crisis Management?

All of these 7 are critical things in crisis manag (...)

  Nassim Rabii
Manager, Tunisia

Comments on Key Challenges of Crisis Leadership

I guess that the most difficult thing is telling t (...)

  Hong Sun
Management Consultant, Canada

What Kind of Leadership do we Need in COVID-19 Pandemic?

Based on what’s happening in different countries a (...)

  Alessandro Cerboni
Strategy Consultant, Italy

System Thinking and Complexity

Another requirement or challenge is being able to (...)

  Yoav Weinstein
CEO, Israel

2-Way Communication

I agree with the points already mentioned however (...)

  Michael Norris
Director, United States

The Problem with Crisis Communications

@Yoav Weinstein: Communication in crisis is indeed (...)

  Hong Sun
Management Consultant, Canada

4 Behaviors that Help Leaders Manage a Crisis

Based on more than 21,000 leadership assessments a (...)

  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

The Time of your Crisis

It seems to me that all of the points noted in the (...)

  Graham Williams
Management Consultant, South Africa

What Kind of Leadership do we Need in COVID-19 Pandemic?

My 'market research of one" over years of consulti (...)

Lecturer, India

The Kind of Leadership Needed in the Covid Pandemic

Making decisions as tough as a DIAMOND, yet being (...)

  Helen Strong
Business Consultant, South Africa

Requirement for Leadership in a Crisis

Great advice already. One of the most important le (...)

  Nassim Rabii
Manager, Tunisia

Leadership in Crisis

I guess it is no longer the time to discuss leader (...)

  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

The Crisis of Followship

@Nassim Rabii: We talk about ethical-moral leaders (...)

  Michael Norris
Director, United States

Breakdown of the Intended Discussion

One must figure that it would only be a matter of (...)

  Graham Williams
Management Consultant, South Africa

The Crisis of Followership

The demeanor, behaviour, example of visible leader (...)

  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

Leadership & Critical Visibility

@Graham Williams: Agreed. Management-leadership, i (...)

  Graham Williams
Management Consultant, South Africa

Leadership and Critical Visibility

@Maurice Hogarth: Yes. I read (a while ago, so I' (...)

  Shubhi Kotiya
CxO / Board, Germany

Leadership Lessons in Times of Crisis (Pandemic)

There are several issues that are keeping CEOs and (...)

  Parag Utekar
Student (MBA), India

7Cs of Leadership During the Coronavirus Black Swan

The Coronavirus Pandemic is now being called the " (...)


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