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Leadership Training for Emergency Management Personnel
Leadership Training for Emergency Management Personnel
Keen to improve your organisation’s emergency response capability? Response and Recovery leadership training courses have now re-started following a brief COVID-19 hiatus ...
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New appointment for Erica Seville
New appointment for Erica Seville
This week the Queenstown Lakes District Council announced the members of the Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group, tasked with looking at recovery in the Queenstown Lakes district in the long term ...
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Congratulations to Rabia Ijaz
Congratulations to Rabia Ijaz
Rabia has submitted and successfully defended her PhD thesis, Disaster Recovery of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – A Case of Recovery from the Canterbury Earthquakes 2010-11 ...
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A board’s role in a crisis
A board's role in a crisis
For many organisations, the role of the board in a crisis like COVID-19 is not clear. Our latest research report is a practical guide for boards members and managers alike. It draws on the combined wisdom of 12 board chairs, directors and chief executives, all of whom have led their ...
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Building resilience in 2020
Building resilience in 2020
The construction industry has been left reeling from the body blow delivered by COVID-19. But this will pass, and being resilient will help navigate the crisis and prepare for recovery and future opportunities ...
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Applying cross-cultural research methods to COVID-19 research
Applying cross-cultural research methods to COVID-19 research
The global nature of COVID-19 presents unprecedented opportunities for cross-cultural research, which can help us to better understand the impacts of culture, public policy, and resilience on economic recovery. The international working group, CONVERGE have put together a short paper outlining the research methods and principles from natural hazard research ...
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Leading through times of change: building a resilient organisation
Leading through times of change: building a resilient organisation
ResOrgs is exploring a partnership with Keogh Consulting in Australia to develop a leadership programme to support leaders navigate the new normal. Here are some strategies leaders can use to lead effectively through times of change ...
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COVID-19 Resilient Recovery Planning
COVID-19 Resilient Recovery Planning
If you have not already, now is the time to think strategically about recovery. It is easy to get overwhelmed with the response process and the complexities of adapting operations to our new normal. But it is vital for long term success to allow time for some strategic thinking ...
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Visionweek NZ 2020 – day four
Visionweek NZ 2020 - day four
The idea of the 20-minute city, already being tested in Sydney and Paris, promotes the design of communities where education, healthcare, shopping and work are all within a 20-minute walk or bike. Could this be the future blueprint for decentralised cities? ...
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CECC Online Support Series for Business
CECC Online Support Series for Business
Thursday 18 June 2020, 11.00 am to 12.00 pm As part of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Online Support Series for Business, Resilient Organisations will be presenting a webinar on Building a Resilient Recovery Strategy ...
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