Crisis Leadership

Parmenter, David
June 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p6
The author discusses how Sir Ernest Shackleton saved the lives of men during the sinking of the ship Endurance, and how leaders can learn from 10 lessons in crisis leadership similar to what Sir Shackleton achieved. He describes each lesson including the need to manage well, choose people carefully, show positive energy, communicate effectively and develop trust. He claims that apart from these, a leader should visualize things ahead and plan and possess the capacity to win and hold trust. He also says that leaders should set high values.


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