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Chinese SMEs

How Can Leaders Build Reputation in Chinese SMEs

By William S. Harvey, Hongqin Li, Oswald Jones and Jie Yang  How can leaders transform their SMEs from being unknown to being known and more...

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 Duty of Care Became Top Priority for Businesses

CEO of risk intelligence company Riskline, Kennet Nordlien, shares his first-hand experience of responding to businesses’ needs during the pandemic Duty of care is now...

How Can You Secure A Construction Site?

If you have decided to put an addition onto your home, build your own home, or even extend or build onto your business, you’ll...

Strategies During Pandemic for Restaurant and Café Businesses Using Business Model Canvas

By Johannes Boroh There are many articles about business strategies on coping with the COVID-19 pandemic published in various journals, magazines, newspapers, and so forth....

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...

Tips for Avoiding Personal Injury in the Workplace

The workplace isn't a perfect place. An accident can happen at any time. Unfortunately, personal injury at work isn't uncommon. Regardless of whether you run...

Post-Coronavirus Economy: How to position your business for growth

In all honesty, Covid-19 has impacted the economy in ways that are both positive and negative. While there is a high unemployment rate, there...

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...
Crisis communication

Seven Lessons From Crisis Communications During the Pandemic

By Adnan Bashir If you happen to be a marketing or communications practitioner, chances are that the first half of 2020 was a whirlwind time...

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...
Economic Recession

How The Pandemic Differs From A Typical Economic Recession

By Karlton Jahmal Essential businesses made out pretty well during the pandemic. Nobody was buying out grocery stores during the 2001 or 2007 economic downturns....

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...

Where Does Resilience Come From? It’s Your Progress in Digital Transformation, Especially in Times...

By Howard Yu and Shan Jialu The coronavirus crisis has shown us that ‘future-ready’ companies bounce back first Warren Buffet wrote in his 2001 letter to shareholders...

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...
post covid

Strategic Drivers for the Post-Pandemic Era

By Dr. Alessandro Lanteri Every day business news cover dozens of new products, technologies, consumer behaviours, and business models that could be critical to the...

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...
Brexit Negotiation

Threats and Negotiations: Don’t Be an Idiot with a Gun in Your Hand

By Philippe Roy You’re thinking of using threats in a negotiation? Well, if you stick out your gun, you’d better be ready to shoot, otherwise...

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...

Crisis Leadership in Action: A Balancing Act between the Past and the Future

By David De Cremer The year 2020 will remain in our collective memory as a “crisis” year. It is the year where COVID-19 hit the...

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...
UK

A year on from lockdown: businesses and their leaders need the metropolis

By Beth Hampson March 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of lockdown in the UK, which, for many of us, also marks a year of working...

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...
The need to rethink risk governance

The Need To Rethink Risk Governance

By Pedro B. Agua The approach to corporate risks is a growing concern within corporate governance. Excessive attention to compliance and too much focus on...

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...

Why are some firms becoming more successful during the COVID-19 pandemic?

By Peter Lorange The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a worldwide recession of immense proportions.  Many companies are closing down, either for good or temporarily. ...

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...
Safety and Security of Your Office

How to Ensure the Safety and Security of Your Office

Office safety and security should be important topics for any business, no matter its industry, size, and scope. Ensuring the workplace is up to...

Does a COVID-19 Infection Constitute a Workplace Accident?

As lockdowns are lifted and as people gradually return to work, there are many fears that need to be quelled in order for people...
Business amidst COVID-19

How have business priorities changed pre- and post-Covid?

By Francois Lacas, Deputy COO at Yooz The global pandemic has dramatically refocused business priorities for businesses across the UK. In a life before Covid, businesses...

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...

Crossed Reflections On The Covid Crisis And The Environmental Crisis Of The Need To...

By Dr Karen Delchet-Cochet Our current economic model, based on a linear approach and organized in a globalized and financialized manner, has reached its limits....

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...
fraud

How to Protect Yourself Against Cloned Firms

Cloned firms have been plaguing financial companies across the UK for years and they can be a real nuisance. A cloned firm essentially ‘clones’ your...

Keeping Resilience in VUCA era: The Organization Should Learn from the Water’s Wisdom

By Weixu Ding and Jianhua Mao The COVID-19 outbreak started at the end of 2019 that has hurt the world's economy, cultural exchanges, people's healthy...
Portugal

Lessons Had and Lessons Learnt — Leading in Times of the Pandemic

By Patricia Casaburi CEO of Global Citizen Solutions, Patricia Casaburi, shares her trials and tribulations of leading her team through Portugal’s second lockdown to publish...

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...

When Can You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccination?

COVID-19 has irreparably changed the world as we know it. However, its impact is not clear, as it's still too early to get much...

COVID-19 vaccines to save the world: don’t neglect supply chain challenges

By Gilles Paché Since the spring of 2020, due to the spread of a new, very virulent coronavirus, the planet has been going through an...
business colleagues

From Surviving to Thriving: Business after Coronavirus

At the beginning of 2020, many people found it difficult to adapt to some of the changes due to the pandemic. Everyone can tell...

How to Successfully Scale Artificial Intelligence

How organizations are using data and AI to bring resilience and innovation to their operations By Anne-Laure Thieullent A few months ago, countries closed their borders,...
review

Believing In These Online Reputation Management Myths & Misconceptions Can Ruin Your Business

Today, everything is public and apparent. There's actually no getting away from all the data out there on the web, every one of the...

The New Normal Of Business In The Age Of Coronavirus

As we’ve experienced during the Covid Pandemic, there’s a need for businesses to adapt to the new “normal” of operations. From stay-at-home orders frequently...

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...

Keep Calm and Carry on: A British Year in COVID

By Ben Hogg As parts of Europe plunged into a new wave of national lockdowns, the UK is seeing restrictions ease this month, with individuals...

How the South African Economy Reacts to Global Crisis

This year, the novel coronavirus has shattered economies around the globe. No country was left untouched, with almost a million deaths by mid-September. South...
Business threats

Seven Business Threats That Your Company Might Face

Running a business is a roller coaster ride of ups and downs. One day, you are on cloud nine to get a massive bulk...
British High Streets

Jack Mason Explains What the Future Holds for British High Streets

As more British chains collapse at the hands of coronavirus, many people worry for the future of our high streets – especially the tens...

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...
consultant

Client Advisory: How To Cultivate The Ultimate Consultant For Real-World Strategies That Work

By Leon Gauhman Leon Gauhman, chief strategy officer at digital product consultancy Elsewhen, explains how clients can sidestep endemic problems in the consultancy sector, vetting...

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