Crisis management should be a broader term: Preparedness for something that happens outside the norms of business.
While the pandemic has forced a shift in our lives, we must remember the importance of flexibility, communication and empathy.
In a crisis, effective leadership is more important than ever — and it starts with exhibiting both compassion and empathy to your people.
Learning leaders play an integral role in ensuring the organization uses its time, money and resources well by conducting effective needs assessments in times of organizational crisis.
While many training organizations considered strategic alignment a strength before the pandemic, the crisis has made it difficult to align training initiatives with business goals.
Crisis management often kicks in after angry villagers have descended upon the village. Why? Because most companies address the root of a crisis only after a major fallout has occurred.
Although leadership teams know that it’s essential to deeply understand and empathize with the factors that make remote work more demanding, the old playbook doesn’t apply in this new world.
The glass cliff is a form of discrimination in which women are more likely to be promoted or hired into leadership roles during times of crisis — when the odds of failure are higher.
Especially in a time of crisis, leaders should have a collective rather than individualistic approach and be willing to ask for help, even if it means going outside of their cultural comfort zone.