Archive for emergencypreparedness SmartBlogs
Last week, we asked: How prepared is your organization for an unexpected business interruption?
- Very well prepared: 12.74%
- Well prepared: 33.98%
- Somewhat prepared: 34.17%
- Unprepared: 15.25%
- Very unprepared: 3.86%
Hope for the best, plan for the worst.[…] Continue Reading »
Last week, we asked: Do you have plans in place to handle the problems that could present themselves without warning?
- No: 80%
- Yes: 20%
When I saw these results, my first thought was, “at least you’re honest.” It’s often hard to carve out the time to put contingency plans in place when you are so busy with the strategic and tactical issues you must manage when everything is going as planned.[…] Continue Reading »
If you put two people in an workplace, one of them is bound to annoy the other. But SmartBrief on Workforce readers don’t have to let such tensions interfere with productivity. The secret? “Don’t let it touch your soul,” says Bob Sutton, a professor and organizational psychologist at Stanford. “That’s a very Zen type of thing, but there are times when you just have to learn not to care.”