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Picking a Response Structure to Combat Active Shooter Incidents

Posted by The Brain on Aug 15, 2018 3:58:14 AM

 

Tragically, school shootings have become the norm. During the first five months of 2018, the U.S. averaged more than one school shooting per week, according to CNN.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management, Crisis Plans, Universities

The Lifecycle Approach to Efficient Contractor Management

Posted by The Brain on Aug 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM

 

By now, we’re all aware of the growing contractor footprint on the modern workforce. In the U.S., for instance, recent projections show that contractors will constitute half of the labor force within the decade.

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Topics: Incident Management, Compliance, Construction, Work Health Safety

The Key Benefits of Crisis Management Planning

Posted by The Brain on Aug 8, 2018 7:48:17 AM

 

You’ve heard it before, failing to plan is planning to fail. But the question is: why then do so few companies actually plan for crisis, especially when post-crisis post mortems tend to reveal that crises, while often unforeseen, could usually be avoided?

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management

Your Brain Under Stress: It’s a scary thing

Posted by The Brain on Aug 3, 2018 3:00:00 AM

 

Perhaps you’ve noticed, but under stress, you’re not exactly making the best decisions. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. A chorus of researchers in the fields of psychology, sociology, and neuroscience all agree that stress hurts our decision making capabilities, because it changes the way our brain works. It’s just chemical.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management

The Prelude to the Health and Safety at Work Act

Posted by The Brain on Aug 1, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 

Twenty-nine miners perished in the tragic Pike River Mine explosion in 2010, one of the worst workplace health and safety disasters in the history of modern New Zealand. The crisis proved a watershed for the country, a catalyst for overhauling its ineffective, occupational health and safety system.

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Topics: Work Health Safety

Four Key Challenges of Hazardous Materials Management

Posted by The Brain on Jul 27, 2018 3:12:21 AM

 

For ages, hazardous substances were constitutive elements of the industrialized, global economy and key contributors to growth. But as environmental and health science has improved, we’ve by in large reassessed the use of hazardous waste in industry and installed thoroughgoing regulatory regimes to safeguard the health of our workers, especially in heavy industry.

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Noggin to Work with Deloitte Australia to Help Organizations Plan, Practice, and Prepare for Crisis

Posted by The Brain on Jul 20, 2018 3:07:24 AM

 

On the heels of our Noggin Crisis app launch, we have more good news. Noggin is thrilled to announce that we are working with Deloitte Australia, one of Australia’s leading professional services firms, to help organizations plan, practice, and prepare for crisis.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management

An Introduction to Crisis Management Planning

Posted by The Brain on Jul 13, 2018 2:00:00 AM

What are crisis management plans and why do you need them?

Frankly, the evidence is frightening. Sure, companies no longer feel they are immune to crisis. But they are doing precious little to prepare for the eventuality of likely crises in their industries. What should companies be doing? It’s called crisis management planning, i.e. proactively assessing and addressing vulnerabilities to avoid or minimize the impact of crises.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management

Critical Issues vs. Crises: Breaking Down the Differences

Posted by The Brain on Jul 11, 2018 8:33:56 AM

 

Why the differences matter

Even though crisis has fast become a fact of corporate life, too many organizations still think they’re immune. Case in point: nearly a third of companies have no crisis management plan in place. That is despite the unmistakable risks associated with crisis: harm to stakeholders, losses to the organization, or even business extinction. Why would companies take the risk?

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management

Putting Together Your Crisis Management Team

Posted by The Brain on Jul 11, 2018 8:19:59 AM

 

Who goes on it, and what you should consider

You’ve just seen a competitor thrown into crisis, or maybe you’ve only barely weathered your own. Either way, now you’re convinced, more than ever, that you need a full-fledged crisis management function at your own business. It’s finally time to get started. The only question remains, who serves on the crisis management team?

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management


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