Category Archives: Crisis management

Crisis management is the process by which an organisation deals with a major event that threatens to harm the organization, its stakeholders, or the general public.

Nigeria: The need for good communications in labour relations

Posted by on Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I was recently working in Nigeria. On the way there, my flight was delayed because of a general strike in that country.  Eventually, I arrived on Monday evening (a day later) and was greeted with the good news that the strike was over. The impact of unexpected timing on big changes The reason for it… Read More »

The language of the law: Legal systems rather than legal solutions cause difficulties for business

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2011

I have recently returned from Hong Kong where I co-arranged and attended the International Conference on Access to non-judicial Justice. Presentations from over a dozen countries concentrated on how disputes can be solved without the need to go to court.  Going to court seems to be regarded as just as uncertain, costly, nerve-wracking and lengthy… Read More »

Bradford “Management Thinking” Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Thursday, August 4, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features HR’s role in brand value 10 ways managers can improve trust in the workplace A regime switching approach to pension plan solvency Creating the sustainable business leaders of tomorrow Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Blog:… Read More »

Let’s not blame it all on Hayward… where was the PR?

Posted by on Friday, August 6, 2010

Well, it was bound to happen, he’s gone, Tony Hayward has left BP as Chief Executive and everyone can now breathe easy. If only PR was so simple. Scandalous payoff? Firstly those who pushed for his removal from office are now equally troubled by the size of his payoff. Payoffs are big news! He’s taking… Read More »