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Public Health and Health Sector Crisis Leadership During Pandemics: A Review of the Medical and Business Literature

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dc.contributor.author Sriharan, Abi
dc.contributor.author Hertelendy, Attila J.
dc.contributor.author Banaszak-Holl, Jane
dc.contributor.author Fleig-Palmer, Michelle M.
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Cheryl
dc.contributor.author Nigam, Amit
dc.contributor.author Gutberg, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author Rapp, Devin J.
dc.contributor.author Singer, Sara J.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-10-08T21:18:15Z
dc.date.available 2021-10-08T21:18:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2021 en_US
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Sriharan, A., Hertelendy, A. J., Banaszak-Holl, J., Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Mitchell, C., Nigam, A., Gutberg, J., Rapp, D. J., & Singer, S. J. (2021). Public health and health sector crisis leadership during pandemics: A review of the medical and business literature. Medical Care Research and Review, 00(0), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/10775587211039201 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1177/10775587211039201
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/13451
dc.description Authors acknowledge the contribution by Sabine Caleja and Ana Patricia Ayala, who helped with article search and screening tasks. en_US
dc.description.abstract The global scale and unpredictable nature of the current COVID-19 pandemic have put a significant burden on health care and public health leaders, for whom preparedness plans and evidence-based guidelines have proven insufficient to guide actions. This article presents a review of empirical articles on the topics of “crisis leadership” and “pandemic” across medical and business databases between 2003 (since SARS) and—December 2020 and has identified 35 articles for detailed analyses. We use the articles’ evidence on leadership behaviors and skills that have been key to pandemic responses to characterize the types of leadership competencies commonly exhibited in a pandemic context. Task-oriented competencies, including preparing and planning, establishing collaborations, and conducting crisis communication, received the most attention. However, people-oriented and adaptive-oriented competencies were as fundamental in overcoming the structural, political, and cultural contexts unique to pandemics. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Medical Care Research and Review en_US
dc.subject crisis leadership en_US
dc.subject COVID-19 en_US
dc.subject Coronavirus en_US
dc.subject Pandemic en_US
dc.subject public health preparedness en_US
dc.title Public Health and Health Sector Crisis Leadership During Pandemics: A Review of the Medical and Business Literature en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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