More webinars are coming up in the next months! Each webinar will be organised and presented by one or more CIP members.
The aim of these webinars is to enable discussion and exchange of knowledge, expertise and ideas amongst the CIP members on current and emergent topics. A webinar can address any specific or general challenge.
The climate change adaptation and the higher frequency and financial consequences of disasters, are amongst the factors that boost the utilization of the concept of resilience way beyond its original scientific definition.
Given a constantly degrading and more and more instable, volatile economic environment Strategic Execution – the execution of strategy while re-organizing and restructuring operational activities – is becoming an increasingly important element of daily management. Constant change, re-prioritization and re-organization, quick decision making and related exposure to risks in a complex environment is becoming the rule. Risk Management is therefore a central part of Strategic Execution, as is it’s embedding into operational processes as well as its links to and integration with performance management.
Crisis management teams need to make fast and complex decisions about unique situations. Research in judgment and decision making shows that this seems to be easier said than done. Reasons for making wrong decisions lay both in individuals as well as in team processes.
Although counter productive, the gap between communications research and application continues to widen. Roger Kasperson accurately claims that this disparity cannot be overcome by a linear bridge, but a complex system of web like processes.
When something bad happens in an organization that upsets normal operations and occupies the attention of senior management, complex forces are unleashed that are difficult to manage from the outset. Despite the best of intentions, lawyers often undermine the organization’s interests in the response to crisis. Working together, lawyers and the companies they represent can learn to overcome outdated but long-held views of the lawyer’s role, to improve the company’s response to crisis.
Charlie Madison is Chairman & Founder of Atlee Risk Consulting. He and his company combine legal and management experience to bring an enlightened approach to legal liability risk management, including helping companies implement programs of improvement through the New View of Human Performance and High Reliability Organizing. You can find interesting articles on his blog to learn more about his work.