Is your crisis management plan good enough?

In the event of a crisis, business leaders must communicate effectively, with speed, honesty and compassion, in a bid to limit damage to their company

How KFC turned crisis to triumph

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Companies with a well-prepared strategy to deal swiftly with a crisis can do much to limit financial and reputational damage

How risk preparation protects businesses from natural disasters

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Hurricanes, flooding, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, bush fires – all wreak havoc and dislocate global supply chains, but a disaster doesn’t have to shut down business

Data breaches: don’t make a catastrophe out of a crisis

Successfully dealing with a data security breach can limit reputational damage as well as financial losses

Reputation matters: brands navigate negativity through honesty and integrity

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It's no longer possible for PR companies to suppress damaging stories for their clients, with the rise of social media and 24-hour news, the burden is falling on business leaders to navigate crises

Save your brand’s reputation through crises

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Taking over a crisis-hit business requires special qualities in a leader, not least the humility to admit things went wrong, apologise and fix the company

The rise of the viral brand crisis

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Angry consumers with a justified reason to complain, with the megaphone of social media, and cyber fakers attempting to damage a brand’s reputation mean companies must have a counter strategy

Try not to make a brand disaster out of a crisis

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The way the leader or public face of a company handles a crisis can make or break a brand. Here are two examples of how not to do it and two of how it should be done