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Crisis Management for Leaders Coping with COVID-19   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "In the face of the rapidly evolving coronavirus crisis that demands many urgent decisions but provides few clear-cut cues and requires tradeoffs among many critically important values, how can leaders and their advisers make effective decisions about literally life-and-death matters? This policy brief contrasts the current 'crisis' environment with the more familiar realm of 'routine emergencies.' It argues that for crises, leaders need to adopt a more agile, highly adaptive, yet deliberate decision-making method that can move expeditiously to action, while retaining the capacity to iteratively re-examine tactics in light of decision impacts. This method can help the team take account of the multiple dimensions of the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] crisis and cope as well as possible with swiftly changing conditions."

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2020-04
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President and Fellows of Harvard College
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John F. Kennedy School of Government: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/
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