Why COVID-19 is Telling Us that We are Outdated: A Time to Revisit the Organisational Structure – by Rozaine Cooray

In my 10-year experience of running assessment centres and development centres where participants are given a time-based leaderless activity that creates pressure to perform, there always seem to be 2 types of leaders that emerge – a task-oriented leader and a socio-emotional leader. This is an interesting observation of the dynamics in leadership, and a question that is brought forth is whether this can be applied in a formal organisational leadership structure.