What invokes organizational survivability? At BeST, we carry out a great number of crisis simulations across a wide range of industries. Regardless of the nature of the crisis or the industry of the organization, we often see organizations allocate all of their resources to the immediate management of a crisis, without accounting for the requirements... Continue Reading →

Dolce and Gabbana consumer- does this incident change your perception of the brand? Dolce and Gabbana, the Italian luxury fashion house recognized around the world, is teetering into the fashion industry’s biggest marketing blunder since a Christian Dior designer’s anti-Semitic rant in Paris in 2011. After an ad showing a Chinese model struggling to eat... Continue Reading →

The Role of Policy in Management Schemes Our previous post considered the criticality of personnel during crisis; today’s post will consider the significance of policy. Established policies offer a degree of stability in professional, public and even private spheres. But what actually is policy, and how does it serve us as individuals, as teams and... Continue Reading →

Observations on Disaster Preparedness

by Chelsea Zfaz In 2015, I was recruited to manage a team of humanitarian professionals sent to Myanmar to support the response to massive flooding that inundated a majority of the country. Equipped with an incredible team of water engineers, psychologists and social workers, we set out to the farthest reaches of the country to... Continue Reading →

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