The pandemic has thrown many leaders and their leadership styles into the spotlight. Some have taken a directive, authoritative approach while others have taken a supportive, empathetic approach to managing their teams and organisations.
In the fifth episode of our leading through crisis mini-series, Assistant Director for Area Regeneration at LB Haringey and FoL alumnus Peter O’Brien talks with One Housing’s Group Director for People & Change Ria Bailes about the need to adapt leadership styles to fit the current climate. Ria argues that to solve the wicked problems we now face, we need to foster a culture of psychological safety that encourages open dialogue with residents, partners and colleagues at all levels.
Catch up on all past episodes on the City Bites page.