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Contagion, Xenophobia, and Leadership

“Creating psychological safety is very important for leaders when you have contagious diseases,” says Hayagreeva “Huggy” Rao. “People expect to be assured that the community is committed to solving the problem.”

Reuters/Jason Redmond
Apr 23 2020

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Dialogue, Faculty, Students

Infectious diseases such as COVID-19 trigger both disgust and fear. Combined, those can trigger a misguided search for a scapegoat.