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What did we learn from our scenario testing?
What did we learn from our scenario testing?
If you want to test whether your organisation is prepared for a crisis, just ask “What did we learn from scenario testing our crisis response plans?” If you can’t answer, you are not prepared ...
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Have you captured your lessons learned from COVID-19?
Have you captured your lessons learned from COVID-19?
Our team has been busy working with organisations in a range of sectors to conduct COVID-19 response debriefs. Capturing lessons learned, before they are lost to memories, is a key part of building crisis response capability. It is not about identifying failures or enacting blame its about learning through battle ...
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Live webinars to help Auckland small business owners navigate through crisis
Live webinars to help Auckland small business owners navigate through crisis
Auckland Emergency Management is offering two 30-minute business resilience webinars to be held on Thursday 15 October at 6pm and on Monday 19 October at 10am. This series of two webinars will be facilitated by Resilient Organisations’ Joint Managing Director, Tracy Hatton. The webinars will include practical advice on managing ...
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Building risk management strategies into the vertical construction sector
Building risk management strategies into the vertical construction sector
The construction sector has been a perennial underperformer in the New Zealand economy. The sector’s low productivity reflects very challenging operating characteristics: bespoke complex projects requiring unique approaches. Alongside this, poor risk management can also play a part in low productivity through increased delays and errors, time-wasting, and ineffective problem-solving ...
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Measuring the performance of the construction sector
Measuring the performance of the construction sector
New Zealand’s construction sector is a major contributor to the country’s health, economic stability, security and social cohesion. Identifying how to better measure the performance of the sector can make a vital contribution to driving improvements in the sector ...
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Seismic hazards on your premises?
Seismic hazards on your premises?
As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes, we can reflect on the strides we have made as a nation over the past 10 years to become more resilient to seismic risk. It is also an opportunity for organisations to look at seismic hazards on their premises that ...
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IOD webcast: The board’s role in a crisis
IOD webcast: The board's role in a crisis
The Institute of Directors (IoD) are hosting a webcast on 9th September, 6-7pm, where Erica Seville and Richard Ball will discuss the recently released report The Board’s Role in a Crisis. They will be joined by a panel of directors, including David Meates and Dr Rod Carr, who will provide ...
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Job Vacancy: Business Continuity Professional
Job Vacancy: Business Continuity Professional
We have a client looking for an outcome focused Business Continuity professional for a 9 month fixed term position (or part-time equivalent). If you have strong relationship building skills, the ability to adapt BC principles to fit a complex context and an interest in working in Christchurch, please get in ...
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Organisational resilience for critical infrastructure providers
Organisational resilience for critical infrastructure providers
We are thrilled that our article, Measuring the organizational resilience of critical infrastructure providers: a New Zealand case study has been one of the most cited articles in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection ...
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Resilience toolkit
Resilience toolkit
Tracy Hatton and Charlotte Brown feature in a video as part of our new partnership with AskYourTeam, providing some useful advice on resilience. AskYourTeam drives business improvement through continuous engagement with your team ...
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