Crisis Simulations International Senior Leader Crisis Education

Crisis Times™
Vol. 2 Issue #1, February 2006

 

ARTICLEs

AVIAN FLU THREAT TESTS CORPORATE CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS PREPARATION
George Felcyn notes that regardless of what form the H5N1 virus takes – whether it continues to be a limited threat or makes the jump to a global pandemic – the hard lessons learned from previous crises apply today to private and public sector actors alike: Plan for the worst and hope it never happens.

CRISIS PREPARATION IN A NUCLEAR AGE
As nuclear plants age, concerns are arising as to the efficacy of safety measures and the emergency plans at these sites. Nuclear engineer and attorney Tim Devik addresses the need for thorough evaluations of emergency and evacuation plans at nuclear power plants and surrounding communities.

THE WHO CHECKLIST FOR INFLUENZA PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS PLANNING
The World Health Organization has developed a comprehensive checklist for influenza preparedness planning and shares that information.

WHAT WE KNOW THAT AIN'T SO
Crisis Simulations International Founder and Senior Director, Mark Chussil, shares the story of how a multinational company successfully avoided a business crisis and why the moral of this story is not limited to industry but applies equally as well to the public sector.

BUSINESS CONTINUITY DURING AN AVIAN FLU PANDEMIC
Leslie Whittet provides a very helpful overview of the measures that organizations should consider when including pandemic scenarios in business continuity plans.

JUST-IN-TIME TO JUST-IN-CASE
In the current uncertain political and economic environment, companies need to adapt their supply chain to deal with uncertainty. Charla Griffy-Brown, Ph.D. discusses developing better ways of dealing with supply chain disruptions.

A CONVERSATION WITH IAN MITROFF, CRISIS MANAGEMENT GURU
Nobody likes to think about worst-case scenarios. But for Ian Mitroff, a professor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California , it's more than just a preoccupation - it's his job. CIO Insight Editor Ed Baker and Executive Editor Dan Briody discuss the importance of crisis management with Mitroff.


Read Issue #1; October 2005

Read Issue #2; December 2006