We continue to learn by those who perished before us on the road to crisis management enlightenment!
This blog is always on the look out for emerging risks that require addressing in crisis planning. The newest threat is that Yearbook stuffed in a box in your basement.
There’s nothing like someone else’s crisis to help us feel a bit smarter about how we would have handled the situation!
Health concerns about an iconic healthcare product from Johnson & Johnson cause mass consternation among consumers and wipe millions off the stock price. Sound familiar?
Having a crisis management plan is essential. However, it is equally vital that you have confidence in the effectiveness of that plan. With reputational sensitivity at an all-time high and a range of new and old perils lurking, more than ever before senior executives are questioning their confidence in existing crisis management plans.
The most fascinating lessons in crisis management are not taught in a classroom or found in the pages of a dry textbook. They are drawn from how other people manage very real threats! That much is apparent from our list of the five most read blogs on this site in 2018.
Technology is advancing – more quickly than many crisis communicators can track and adapt in their practices. However, we are all getting increasingly comfortable with the speed and effectiveness of getting tasks completed with one press of an icon on our smartphones.
We are biased – we are a little obsessed with the world of crisis management. However, in many respects, 2018 has been a doozy for a dizzying array of a new kind of issues, threats and risks.
Conventional wisdom is that the higher up the hierarchy of an organization you go to address crisis management, the more the idea of issues preparedness and risk identification will be welcomed and understood.