Why leaders lose relevance during crises » Tribune Online


A crisis reveals more than the state of an organization, it also reveals the underbelly of leaders. It reveals the sensitivity and sensibilities of leaders as well as their capacity to handle pressure. A time of crisis is an unusual time when unexpected issues surface. Therefore, the demands are different from regular times and so are the expectations. The unusual situation mounts pressure on leaders with some of them quaking and quivering and eventually caving in by doing what is not characteristic of them.

How a leader handles a crisis can sink an organization faster than a leaking ship.  While poor leadership choices and actions may go unnoticed in good times, they are accentuated and…

Source: Nigerian Tribune