Crisis management planning is just one of the necessary preparedness steps that any organization should take, but certainly not an end in itself. Continue reading

Terrorist attacks, high profile kidnappings, extortion, political insurgency are some of the growing risks that companies face in overseas operations. They could affect your organization’s workforce, property and contracts and have a significant impact on business operations and shareholder value. Continue reading

Terrorist attacks, high profile kidnappings, extortion, political insurgency are some of the growing risks that companies face in overseas operations all under the rubric of ‘crisis management.’ They could affect your organisation’s workforce, property and contracts and have a significant impact on business operations and shareholder value. In this article we consider the proper response for the last of these issues, a political crisis and how experienced consulting services can help. Continue reading

The Chinese character for crisis has to do with both danger and opportunity. This profound observation is so pregnant with meaning, and the Chinese language is so powerful, that this has almost become a quotation in its own right. A crisis is indeed something that is both a danger and an opportunity. However, in much of the consulting that we do, organizations look at crises, in ways that are threatening them, much more in the sense of danger. And it is our job as crisis management consultants, to help these organizations foresee the potential dangers that may arise to their organization before, during, and after a crisis. Continue reading