Is Your Crisis Team Prepared for an Actual Crisis?
Effective crisis management means more than just acknowledging the likelihood of a crisis or understanding the nature and stages of crisis management. Crisis events can happen to any company, at any time. The one thing all crises have in common is that they are all unplanned. While you can’t stop a crisis from happening, you can prepare your organization and make sure you have the right people in place to act. Effective crisis management is largely dependent on the people you have in place to address an emergency situation. Often organizations assign crisis roles by job title, not experience. How do you prepare a team who does not have a background in leading through a crisis? Do you have the right people in place?