AUSTRALIAN LEADERSHIP INDEX

The Australian Leadership Index measures perceptions and expectations of leadership for the greater good in the government, public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

LEADERSHIP SNAPSHOT

Australian Leadership Index (ALI) scores for Q2 2020 (April – June).

What a difference (another) crisis makes

  • Sharp improvement in perceptions of government leadership.
  • On the back of their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, public perceptions of Federal, State and Local Governments are positive for the first time since measurement began.
  • The public sector is perceived as showing the most leadership for the greater good, a result carried largely by the public esteem for public health institutions.
  • Perceptions of overall leadership for the greater good reached positive levels for the first time ever in response to COVID-19.
-13
Overall ALI
-21
Government
3
Public
-15
Private
-5
NFP

SPECIAL REPORTS

Comprehensive analysis of how perceptions of leadership are changing in response to events, over time, and across sectors and institutions.

LEADERSHIP DURING COVID-19

public perceptions of leadership for the greater good during the first wave of the covid-19 pandemic

ALI Annual report 2019

2019 Australian Leadership Index Annual Report

ALI IS THE AUTHORITY ON LEADERSHIP IN AUSTRALIA

Against a backdrop of irresponsible leadership and ethical misconduct in our institutions, there is a growing need for leadership that serves the greater good.

Supported by the Graham Foundation, the Australian Leadership Index (ALI) is a unique national survey that provides a detailed picture of leadership in Australia.

The ALI tracks perceptions and expectations of leadership across four sectors, providing insight into how leaders can improve their leadership for the greater good.

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THE LATEST ON LEADERSHIP FOR THE GREATER GOOD

Read the latest articles and reports published by the ALI research team.

Leadership through the first wave of COVID-19

Leadership Through the First Wave of COVID-19

In the space of eight short weeks, the threat posed by COVID-19 and the sudden absence of partisanship from the political landscape ushered in a focus on leadership for the greater good, the likes of which we have not seen for years. Australians were surveyed between March 17 and May 6 to measure perceptions of leadership for the greater good during the first wave of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Chart showing Australian Leadership Index results over time from September 2018 to June 2020

Australian Leadership Index Quarterly Report June 2020

Since we started tracking public perceptions of leadership for the greater good, the Australian Leadership Index has never recorded a positive ALI score. During the COVID-19 pandemic, public perceptions have changed dramatically, shifting the ALI score from -13 in March 2020 to +8 in June 2020.

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ANALYSE THE ali DATA FOR YOURSELF TODAY

The Australian Leadership Index data portal allows users to explore the results of the study in a visual, engaging and interactive way.

Users can view the results for various metrics, analyse how the data differs across specific sectors, industries and respondent profiles, filter the data by a range of important variables, and explore how the results have changed over time as the study progresses.

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