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Acute vs. Chronic Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: 15 July 2020

ID: G00727663

Analyst(s): Mary Mesaglio , Tina Nunno , Kristin Moyer


Crises require two sets of skills: acute skills to respond to the initial chaos and confusion with competence and a clear head — and chronic skills for managing the day-in, day-out slog of long-term situations. Executive leaders can use this research to successfully apply these skills.

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