Crisis Leadership Essentials for Mayors

October 1, 2020
Jorrit de Jong teaching to city leader in a video conference

The Ash Center sat down with HKS Senior Lecturer Jorrit de Jong, an Ash Center resident faculty member and the faculty director of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. The Initiative has been at the forefront of training mayors in management and leadership techniques since its establishment four years ago. De Jong has led numerous seminars for mayors with leading public health and crisis response experts from Harvard and around the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic early this year and recently, the initiative published a compendium that De Jong and his colleague Gaylen Moore edited titled COVID-19 Crisis Leadership Essentials for Mayors.

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