Organizational Preparedness with COVID-19: Strategic Planning and Human Creativity

By Yingying Zhang-Zhang and Arup Varma COVID-19 arrived with force and unpredictability, dragging sectors and industries to an unprecedented and uncertain situation. Companies and organizations reacted, but most...

Where does adaptability fit in for businesses during Covid-19?

By Paul Williamson The coronavirus pandemic has had an unforeseen effect on industries across Europe, pushing many businesses back to the starting line after being...

The Coronavirus Threat – The issue of reopening our economies or continuing the lockdown,...

By Dr. Peter Lorange Over the last few months, almost all countries in the world have been faced with the challenge of how to handle...

How Businesses Are Getting Back on Track in China

By Svenja Falk, Frank Riemensperger and Serena Qiu Two months ahead of most other businesses in dealing with COVID-19, companies in China offer key insights...

Public Hospitals Faced With COVID-19: Lessons From Logistics Management

By Gilles Paché The coronavirus crisis has highlighted main challenges in supply chain management. The European example shows that public hospitals have made effective logistical...

How to Keep Your Office Safe From Covid-19 Without All The Headaches

This year, humanity has faced an invisible enemy that has taken the lives of millions of people around the world. Because of a novel...

Response to COVID-19 Global Pandemic Highlights the Role of National Cultures

By Bhaskar Pant The novel coronavirus has affected countries around the globe. It is non-discriminatory in terms of who it hits. It is oblivious to...

Should C-Suite Leaders Raise Their Profile During A Pandemic?

By Victoria Usher C-suite leaders are balancing multiple priorities as they guide their companies through the uncertainties and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. From implementing...

Leadership in Times of Crisis

By Lucy Franklin What a difference a few weeks makes. When planning for the new financial year, I doubt anyone in Europe saw this coming...

Turning A Weakness Into A Strength: Why Leaders Should Never Leave The Battlefield

By David De Cremer It is no secret that within the business world companies have a starting date, but also that one day they will...

Corporate Philanthropy’s COVID-19 Test

By Kalyah Ford and Renée Karibi-Whyte As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts hundreds of thousands of lives and the very fabric of society globally, corporate philanthropy...

Disruption Strikes, You’re in Charge, Now What: When Companies Tackle Great Challenges

By Luis Ballesteros, Michael Useem, and Tyler Wry   Summary Natural disasters have been growing in their social impact in recent years, but humanitarian assistance has...

Distinguish Crisis from Disaster: 5 Notes for Making Decisions

By Axelle Bagot and Houman Harouni One of the most common forms of leadership failure is treating a crisis like it is a disaster, and...

How Leaders Can Overcome their Biases to Succeed in the Post-Crisis World

By Nikolaus Obwegeser, Noemie Tentillier, and Tomoko Yokoi Research has shown that our ability to deal with a crisis is heavily dependent on our perception...

How to Manage the Reputation of Your Business during the Pandemic

By William S. Harvey Reputation is an invaluable intangible asset that impacts on how your staff, customers and other key stakeholders perceive your organisation. This...

Episode 26: Leadership development in times of crisis with Korn Ferry’s Katherine Semler

In the last of 3 episodes on the theme of wellbeing in professional services we talk to Katherine Semler, Head of Leadership Development Iberia...

Be a Fool! It’s What Crisis Leadership Really Needs

By David De Cremer It’s hard to see a crisis coming. Crisis situations usually arrive at moments we do not expect it and as a...

What Makes You an Effective Leader in Crisis Situations?

By David De Cremer For many organizational leaders and entrepreneurs, the coronavirus crisis represents a very challenging environment to lead and motivate their teams. What do...

Solving Marketing’s Inventory Crisis

By Paul F. Nunes and Joshua Bellin Just-in-time manufacturing was adopted shortly after World War II to save companies from drowning in excess inventory as...

Boards Face Leadership Crisis in Changing Times

By Andrew Kakabadse Boards can prove easy targets for their critics. Below, Andrew Kakabadse discusses how to make boards work, and argues that directors should...

Eight Types of Corporate Crisis and the Role of National Culture

By Kai Hammerich & Richard D. Lewis A crisis is a defining moment in any organization’s life. Below, Kai Hammerich and Richard D. Lewis consider...

Who Innovates Out of the Crisis?

By Daniele Archibugi, Andrea Filippetti and Marion Frenz The recent economic crisis has severely reduced the short-term willingness of firms to invest in innovation. But...

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