Recovering From a Disaster
The impact of a crisis or disaster can shake your workforce. Even if your organization has prepared ahead of time, a real-life experience can be traumatic and life-altering. The stress can take a significant toll on employee morale, health, and productivity. It is vital to include a blueprint on how to recover in your disaster plan in order for your organization to return to regular operations.
Social Media's Role in Crisis Management
It is difficult these days to find someone not on some form of social media — especially during sports and entertainment events. The 2014 World Cup final holds the record for the most tweets per second with 9,667. The game took more than three hours to complete, accumulating more than 100 million tweets.
Key Elements of a Well-Prepared Disaster Response Plan
In any type of facility, a well-prepared disaster plan can help handle crises and unforeseen events. Whether fire, man-made or weather-related, disasters can strike at any time, and workers as well as the general public rely on safety professionals to provide security and support in times of crisis.
Reinvest in Lifelong Learning
After working in executive positions for Metavante Corp., Ted Uczen had to learn about a different industry when he became president and CEO of FEI Behavioral Health, a Milwaukee-based social enterprise. Executives should seize opportunities to learn and reinvent themselves, he says.
A disaster can strike at any time and when it does, students, staff and the general public rely on school officials to provide safety and support. Implementing a plan focused on the following areas will make your campus more effective in responding to crisis events.