Articles written By Dr Samuel Wilson
Samuel is a social psychologist and an Associate Professor of Leadership in the Swinburne Business School. His research focuses on the nature, forms, and development of leadership for the common good. Samuel is a founder of the Australian Leadership Index, co-lead of the Public Interest Technology program of Swinburne’s Social Innovation Research Institute, Deputy Director of the Swinburne’s Social Psychology of Innovation Research Group, and co-convenor of the Technology x Society Forum.
How Do Australians View the Leadership and Governance of the Charity Sector
Charities are at the heart of social ecosystems and play a vital role in building and sustaining flourishing communities. Yet, charities face several interlocking challenges that have only become more complex in a post-pandemic environment. In this context, charities are grappling with increased demand for services, financial sustainability, increasing job complexity, a declining volunteer workforce and the need to re-establish relationships with donors, all in the context of sustained impacts on the mental health, well-being and resilience of charity employees and leaders.