Is it Coincidental That Female Leaders Fared Better Than Men in COVID Response?

Here’s a really thought-provoking article from the Harvard Business Review. It’s called Will the Pandemic Reshape Notions of Female Leadership?

It’s got a lot of interesting insights that we thought we can really dig into. Here’s one that we thought was particularly fascinating:

Regardless of how robust the evidence might be, or how logical and data-driven the arguments, add to the mix a change in receptivity of the zeitgeist. A small number of female leaders have emerged as a benchmark for what competent leadership looks like — and been applauded for it.

Could this be the moment, then, to replace our old, obsolete leadership archetypes with more pragmatic and meritocratic models?

To learn more, take a look at the rest of this article. Just click on this link to HBR.org.