Topic: Crisis Management

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


How to build organisational resilience

Resilience NSW chief Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM says the key to building resilience is planning and preparing for disaster scenarios at a local level. But first we have to combat complacent attitudes towa...

One performing arts group's creative solutions for surviving the pandemic

COVID-19 decimated the arts and culture industry, but not-for-profit group Performing Lines turned adversity to its advantage by quickly adapting to change.

A coastal community rises from the ashes

The Victorian town of Mallacoota was ravaged by bushfires in 2019-20. Now, the community is coming together to focus on recovery and governing in a new era of regrowth.

How humble groceries helped Coles Group boost performance during COVID-19

Unlike much of the wider retail sector, Coles Group increased its online capacity and grew sales during COVID-19. Chair James Graham AM shares their strategies for performing under pressure.

From mining to medical devices: ventilator breaths new life into business

When mining services manufacturer Gekko Systems pivoted to make the only regulator-approved Australian ventilator to treat patients with COVID-19, it led to a business restructure and spin-off medical...

Why gender diversity isn't the only diversity that matters

2020 has highlighted the importance of diversity on boards, beyond gender equality. For Ivan Ingram, COO of the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute, new opportunities for vulnerable groups are ...

Oz Minerals chair Rebecca McGrath does things differently

From clean energy to capital raising and collaborative data sharing, company director and chair Rebecca McGrath mines Oz Minerals' culture of innovation to navigate turbulent times.

Reflecting on 2020: where to now for international directors?

Abu Dhabi-based director Adam Malouf FAICD, who chairs the AICD's Middle East Advisory Committee, says the lockdown provided an opportunity reflect and rethinking business and personal priorities.

How Mercy Health confronted the crisis head-on

It’s been the toughest year so far for the aged care sector, but adopting new agile ways of working between the chair and CEO have allowed Mercy Health to manage extreme challenges with 10,000 s...

Practical tools for governing in a crisis

AICD research in collaboration with the Governance Institute of Australia reveals how boards have responded to the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on board performance.
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