Leading Through Crises

There is much we can learn from social science research about what helps leaders during times of crisis. This article provides a brief overview of some of the key findings on how courage can be understood as a psychological construct and leadership tool, and not just understood as an abstract idea.

CMA’s Terence Bostic, Ph.D. and Ashley Parker, Ph.D. wrote an article featured in The EARCOS Triannual Journal. Find it on page 12 below.



  • Ashley Parker, Ph.D.

    Ashley is a Senior Consultant at CMA, where she has been serving clients across diverse issues and sizes since 2013. Her practice includes many areas of assessment and organizational development services, including executive coaching, leadership assessments, team retreats, trainings, employee engagement surveys, succession planning, and organizational analyses. Ashley earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Missouri St. Louis.

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  • Terence Bostic, Ph.D.

    Terence is a Managing Partner at CMA Global, where he has been helping executives develop engaged and more effective talent pools since 2003. He is a licensed psychologist in Missouri and is repeatedly published as the principal author in international, peer-reviewed journals on issues of stress management, personal resiliency, and psychological wellbeing. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Society for Consulting Psychology.

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