Build & Live the Vision During a Time of Crisis: An Application of Propulo’s Safe Production Leadership Model
By Madison Hanscom, Ph.D.
When faced with a crisis, it is up to leaders to lay out and live the vision for employees. Where you place emphasis will demonstrate what the company values during a time of uncertainty. Building and living the vision means painting a picture for employees of desired performance and including organizational values in everyday interactions. Think about what you want employees to come away with during a time of hardship and what you want this message to be: Struggle or resiliency? Panic or preparedness? Leaders play a central role in rallying employees around a common purpose or vision. This is particularly important during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Consider the following:
These principles hold true during times of prosperity, crisis, and also the transitional periods in between. Times of change and recovery can be difficult, but by demonstrating these leadership competencies in a consistent manner, leaders can work towards building a successful “new normal”.
Read more from this blog series:
DEMONSTRATING ACTIVE CARE DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
RECOGNIZE & FOSTER GROWTH DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
WALK THE TALK DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
DRIVE THINKING & SPEAKING DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
Please see our additional leadership competency blogs for more insight:
Blog Series: Five Core Safe Production Leadership Competencies that Drive Safe Production Culture
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Active Caring Promotes Positive Safety Culture
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Walk the Talk
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Build and Live the Vision
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Recognize and Foster Growth
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Drive Thinking and Speaking
At Propulo, we work with leaders to develop micro-habits associated with effective leadership behaviors. We can help your company make safety “who we are” instead of “something we do.”
Please visit our website (Propulo Consulting) for more business insights and leadership resources.