Crisis Communication

May
26

Businesses: Think of Reopening as a Major Change Initiative

Effective communications are a critical component of any successful change.

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Mar
18

Time to Dust Off the Pandemic Plan

Today I read a useful article on pandemic planning by Lisa M. Koonin in the Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning. The article outlines practical steps that organizations should take now to prepare for a pandemic.  I thought a summary might be useful for my colleagues. Many businesses created pandemic plans a decade or […]

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Mar
16

Crisis Communications Planning: COVID-19 and Organizational Preparedness

Move swiftly to reassure employees, customers and all your important stakeholders of the actions you are taking to minimize the impact, to the best of your ability, of covid-19.

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Join Me at the Crisis Management Summit in Miami

I am excited to be delivering the opening keynote at this upcoming Crisis Management Summit, sponsored by PR News. My address, “Wake-up Call: When a Crisis Hits Your Bottom Line” will feature some of our latest research on crisis events of the past year, including a preview of our ICM 2018 Annual Crisis Report. Says […]

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Resolve for 2019: This Year We Will Implement a Crisis Communication Plan

Every January, millions of people across the globe make personal resolutions—to do more or less of something, to start or complete something, to improve in some way.  Resolutions for business are no different than personal ones.  Now is the time to address crisis planning and preparedness. Last year was monumental for organizations in crisis. ICM […]

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#MeToo and Other Crises: Bad Behavior Hurts the Bottom Line

#MeToo has been getting a lot of headlines lately. At the Institute for Crisis Management, we track the numbers and types of crises that befall organizations of all kinds. I will be speaking at the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference in Austin next week about how employees and executives behaving badly- from sexual harassment to […]

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Crisis Communication Training: ICM 2018 Course Schedule

Business crises are on the rise!  Get Communication Training. Crisis communication training is critical in this day of rabid social media and 24 hour news. Make sure you are well prepared to protect your organization’s brand, reputation and financial performance.  Attend one of ICM’s most sought-after crisis communication course next year.   Registration is limited, […]

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Discrimination, Workplace Violence News Trends Skyrocket

Discrimination and workplace violence led disturbing trends in 2016, with discrimination stories showing a four-fold increase over 2015 and stories of workplace violence spiking, in part due to several mass casualty events attributed to terror-related activities. ICM included its study stories of terror attacks in places like Orlando, Florida, Nice, France and Brussels, Belgium because […]

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Balancing Public Relations Needs with Legal Concerns in a Crisis

By understanding the attorney’s view and building relationships, PR pros can better serve their client or organization. Public relations professionals and attorneys often are accused of having opposing goals in crisis communication. While PR pros usually are focused on humanizing a crisis with transparency and protecting an organization’s reputation in the court of public opinion, […]

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Five Steps to Develop the Crisis Communication Plan

VW. Chipotle. Target. What comes to mind with these names? Defective emissions equipment? Or deception and fraud? Food-borne illness? Or mismanagement and stock price free fall? 100 million credit card records hacked? Or denial and inadequate crisis management plans? Each of these examples represents a business crisis that damaged reputations, hurt sales and negatively impacted […]

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