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Boards and the COVID-19 crisis: Leading right now

4/21/2020 Alice Breeden

As boards navigate the challenges of the current COVID-19 crisis, there are three things that we find the most successful boards do to help them lead through a crisis and also thrive in the long term. They count on their purpose and values to guide their decision making for their organization and in the service of others; incorporate digital ways of working to improve board communication and relationships and more effectively lead the organization; and embrace collaboration both within their organization and with outside partners to unlock innovation and bring diverse perspectives to the challenges in front of them.

For further reading, see “Boards and the COVID-19 crisis: Leading right now, preparing for the future.”

Alice Breeden (abreeden@heidrick.com) is the leader of Heidrick Consulting’s Center of Excellence in CEO & Board and Team Acceleration; she is based in the London office.



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