New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
Andrei Alexander Lux
Opinion

Opinion

Andrei Alexander Lux

What makes New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern an authentic leader

  • Coolness under pressure, self-discipline and the decisiveness of her government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has earned international praise
  • ‘Authentic leaders are guided by sound moral convictions and act in concordance with their deeply held values, even under pressure,’ one expert said

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern discusses her government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
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