Tuesday, 26 Oct, 2021




Application of Contingency Theory of Protagonist Leadership in Crisis: Distinct Orientation to South Korea and India in Pandemic COVID-19

Drishtikon: A Management Journal

Volume 12 Issue 1

Published: 2021
Author(s) Name: Sushma Sharma, Monika Agarwal, Kavita Singh | Author(s) Affiliation: Assistant Professor, SRM University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
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The 21st century pandemic COVID-19 has challenged the leadership throughout the world including India, U.S and various other countries of the globe. In the present case study, researcher highlighted the critical role of leadership to fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak of this pandemic is seriously a subject of apprehension. However, some countries like South Korea and New Zealand have successfully controlled the spread of COVID-19 with their contingency plan. Today, the manner in which every country is fighting against pandemic is really commendable. Besides all this it’s essential to explore the leadership under which the plan to manage the crisis is formulated and implemented. This case study will give an insight on the leadership and crisis management approach adopted to fight against COVID-19. The case study further explores how contingency leadership theory is used to identify the situation where strong leadership may play a significant role in managing COVID-19.

Keywords: Corona, Corona Strain, Warriors, Leadership and Crisis

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