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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
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Recent years have witnessed growing concern about the social value created by organisations, especially but not exclusively in the business sector. Consider, for example, the now voluminous literature on social responsibility, in general, and corporate social responsibility, in particular. The burgeoning literature on ethical and responsible leadership is another manifestation of this widespread concern for the social value created by organisations and institutions.
Against a backdrop of unethical conduct, irresponsible leadership and distrust of authorities and institutions, there is a pervasive sense that we are not well served by our leaders. There is a sense that, too often, leaders are disposed to serve a narrow group of interests before the public interest. As a result, there is a yearning for a culture of leadership that serves the greater good.
In the space of six weeks, the threat posed by COVID-19 and the sudden absence of partisanship from the political landscape have ushered in a focus on leadership for the greater good, the likes of which we haven’t seen for years. Leadership for the greater good occurs when leaders create value for society in a manner that is transparent, accountable