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ISO 22361
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ISO for Crisis Management

What I know so far An ISO for crisis management is in development and in the “enquiry” draft stage. ISO is the leading organization that provides guidelines for business operations across industries as a refresher. According to its website, they are an independent, nongovernmental international organization with a membership of 167 national standards bodies. It

The Big Bad Wolf Crisis
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Crisis and the Big Bad Wolf

Watch out for the wolves Regardless of the worldwide events, we need to continue to plan for crisis and the big bad wolf, the high-risk events that can cripple organizations. As much as COVID continues to be a threat and the war in Ukraine dominates the news, businesses need to continue to plan for worst-case

Pillar of resilient organizations
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Crisis Management’s Value

Crisis management’s value to resilience Crisis management’s (CM) value lies in addressing highly disruptive and unplanned events. These events are unforeseen with little or no warning. The occurrence of a crisis is far-reaching across an organization, mobilizing multiple units. By nature, the outcome of a disaster impacts employees, operations, or assets significantly. So, the value

The Resilient People of Ukraine
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Ukraine’s Resilience In Action

Resilience In Action Case Study Inspired by Ukraine 2022: Business Resilience in Action – with Nazariy Zhovtanetskyy podcast If not now, when else for resilience? Ukraine’s resilience in action is impressive to watch. Recently, I was fortunate to catch Mark Hoffman‘s latest The Resilient Journey podcast, Ukraine 2022: Business Resilience in Action. In the podcast,

Individual departments as one crisis team
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Crisis Management is a Team Sport

Crisis Management as a collaborative effort Now more than ever, crisis management is a team sport. Gone are the days when one division or emergency team could manage a major event on its own. What has emerged from COVID is that it takes an aligned organization to overcome a crisis. Most current crisis management literature

Emergency Go Bags
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Three Personal Preparedness Tips for Crisis Managers

Walk the walk, talk the talk We all know it is crucial to be ready for emergencies. Below are my top three personal preparedness tips for crisis managers as we continue to respond to COVID-19 and other hazards. In reality, most of the ideas are things anyone can implement. However, as crisis managers, it is

Corporate Unified Incident Response
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Modern Crisis Management in Corporations

Crisis management after COVID Modern crisis management in corporations should leverage the existing leadership structure. Lessons learned in crisis management during COVID indicate that the emergency management structure of the Incident Command System (ICS) is not a perfect fit for large corporations. Instead, a hybrid approach is more successful. Process owners should continue to provide

Beyond Incident Command System
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Evolving Crisis Management Post-Covid-19

Continuity Insights webinar I had the honor of joining Don Grennan from Continuity Insights to speak about evolving crisis management post-COVID-19. Webinar Overview: The primary focus of crisis management is implementing a process by which businesses limit damage and respond to incidents. Although many organizations had crisis or pandemic plans in place before the pandemic

Man considering business continuity vs crisis management
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Business Continuity vs Crisis Management

Business Continuity and Crisis Management are often confused as the same thing Recently, I have run across an interesting problem. It’s something that came up recently, and I want to share it with you.  People around me are taking opposing views about whether business continuity and crisis management are the same things or not.  One

Disaster Empire
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