International Journal of Public Leadership: Volume 18 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Public Leadership in Times of Crisis — The Intersection of Political and Administrative Leadership Responding to Crisis

Guest Editors: Tim A. Mau, Richard F. Callahan, Frank Ohemeng

Pandemic leadership: lessons learnt from a small state of Brunei Darussalam

Khairul Hidayatullah Basir, Ummi Fa’izah Abdul Rahman

This paper analyses the leadership approach and practices of the Brunei Government, in response hitherto to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Wise reasoning and political leadership amid COVID-19 pandemic: an exploratory study on Ghana

Senanu Kwasi Kutor, Emmanuel Kyeremeh, Bernard Owusu, Daniel Amoak, Temitope Oluwaseyi Ishola

This paper examines how one group of frontline health workers (nurses) amid coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic perceive the Government of Ghana (GOG)'s decision to ease…

The massive spreads and fatalities of COVID-19 pandemic in the USA: symptoms of leadership failure

Oluwole Owoye, Olugbenga A. Onafowora

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine whether the massive spreads and fatalities of the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA, the country with the most advanced medical…

Leadership and information dissemination: challenges and opportunities in COVID-19

Paul Pounder

The purpose of this paper is to explore leadership and information dissemination during a crisis like COVID-19. The article reviews the information produced and published during…

Communication and leadership in times of crisis: analyzing the cultural competency of US state governors during the vaccine administration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic

Ryan J. Lofaro, Alka Sapat

The purpose of this article is to analyze the common vaccine equity practices expressed by United States (US) governors in their COVID-19 press conferences—with a specific focus…

Perceptions of charismatic leadership and safety behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic – a follower-centric perspective in India and Germany

Chris Giebe, Ashita Goswami, Thomas Rigotti

The purpose of the article is to examine the interplay between charismatic leadership and two follower characteristics in predicting safety behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic…

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