Five rules for effective leadership in difficult times

Christian Harrison

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After another punishing year dominated by COVID, the omicron threat appears to be receding and many people may now be looking at the beginning of the end of the pandemic. But the fallout from COVID will still pose huge challenges in 2022 in terms of economic growth, supply chain issues, labour shortages and employee confidence.

As ever, effective leadership in business is paramount. But strong leaders need to be thinking beyond the pandemic. So how do they navigate a future filled with uncertainty? Here are the five core skills which all leaders facing these challenges must demonstrate and embody.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Trust (UK) Limited
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2022


  • mental health
  • global economy
  • leadership
  • economic growth
  • motivation
  • empathy
  • supply chains
  • business
  • working from home
  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • labour shortages
  • employee wellbeing


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