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Comprehensive analysis of how perceptions of leadership are changing in response to events, over time, and across sectors and institutions.
LEADERSHIP DURING COVID-19
ALI Annual report 2019
Quarterly reports provide a timely assessment of current events and how perceptions of leadership change in response.
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.
The March 2020 quarterly report comes at the end of the bushfire crisis of 2019/2020 and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was in its infancy at the time of data collection. This quarterly report describes the key findings from the March 2020 Australian Leadership Index.
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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.
What role do public perceptions of leaders’ success in balancing stakeholders’ needs and interests play in public perceptions of leadership for the greater good in the government, public, private and not-for-profit sectors?
The growing appreciation of the need to consider the interests of specific communities, society-at-large and future generations further complicates the work of socially responsible leadership. The more institutional leaders are perceived as responsive to society, the more they are perceived to show leadership for the greater good.