The Real Cost of Not Preparing for Natural Disasters

Why planning to cope with natural disasters is a crisis management must With all of the high-profile crises stemming from the ‘net, social media and personal scandals, it’s easy to forget that Mother Nature is perfectly capable of creating devastating, …

Handling Workplace Emotions Following a Disaster

[Editor’s note: The following guest post from Dr. Vali Hawkins Mitchell and Kristen Noakes-Fry takes a look at an aspect of crisis management for which many managers are extremely unprepared.] When I arrived in New York City in September of 2001, …

Disaster Crisis Management in Your Pocket

Apps aimed at turning your cell or tablet into a crisis management tool The average cell phone is no longer a one-trick pony, with even basic models delivering quality graphics and plenty of internet speed, and larger mobile devices really …

CARD – A New Angle on Disaster Preparedness

Increasing safety in business and community Disaster preparedness agencies often use graphic images or shocking stories in an attempt to scare people into getting prepared for crises. With 44% of U.S. adults admitting to not having basic first-aid kits, and …