A Leader’s Role When Tragedy Strikes
These materials examine the role community leaders play when a crisis occurs. They include Crisis & Emergency Risk Communications by Leader for Leaders, which analyzes the experience of federal, state and local government leaders in responding to a variety of kinds of community crises.
A related piece examines the issue of whether and how local officials should acknowledge responsibility for unfortunate events.
“When Tragedy Strikes: A Leader’s Role, Revisited” discusses the values a leader should consider when dealing with the aftermath of a tragedy in their community.