Glenn Parker

Glenn Parker

Glenn Parker is an internationally recognized organizational development and leadership consultant. He is the author or co-author of some 16 books, including the recent, Positive Influence: The Leader Who Helps People Become Their Best Self (HRD Press). This article is based on research for a new book that focuses on leadership in a time of crisis.


Glenn Parker is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
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IN THE LINE OF FIRE: Effective Positive Influence Leaders Respond to a Crisis

Leaders rarely incorporate a crisis or even a mistake into their strategic plan.  They want and expect things to go well --- a crisis is something you react to, not plan for.  However, it is fair to say that, as an outcome of the coronavirus crisis of 2020-2021, some organizations...