Your “Back to the Office” Guide

Here’s how to get back on track after a business interruption.

Your “Back to the Office” Guide

In some countries, the lockdowns imposed a few weeks ago are gradually being lifted (for now). This poses completely new challenges for both employers and employees. The following summaries will help you get back on the right track.

How to Keep Your Business Going During a Pandemic

It is not easy, needs tremendous stamina – but it is not impossible. Go for it!

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How Companies Can Respond to the Coronavirus

Businesses can learn from China’s experience coping with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis.

Michael Hudecheck, Charlotta Sirén, Dietmar Grichnik and Joakim Wincent MIT Sloan Management Review
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Leading in Times of Crisis

Corporate leaders have more on their plates than ever. Find out how to keep all the platters spinning

David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo and Stephen H. Rhinesmith Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers
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Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis

Corporate crises provide rare opportunities to demonstrate leadership, gain support and transform business operations.

Bill George Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers

Going Back to the Office, and Going Back to Work After a Pandemic

Your office plant may not have survived – but at least you and your fellow colleagues are back at the desk after finally switching your dazzling bureau lights on again. Make sure that you continue to follow the existing social distancing rules, and then find out what to do in the days after you’ve wiped the dust off your keyboard:

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The Back-to-Work Playbook

It’s time to reopen your business. Now what?

Josh Bersin Josh Bersin
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Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis

Are you prepared for a crisis? Undergo a management brainstorm before any other heavy weather hits your organization.

Ian I. Mitroff AMACOM
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From Crisis to Calling

Humanitarian workers learned moral and functional life-and-death lessons in a Congolese refugee camp.

Sasha Chanoff and David Chanoff Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
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Crisis Management and Strategies for Dealing with Crisis

Amid the day-to-day buzz of activity, managers often neglect to consider what would happen if a crisis hit their company. History shows that could be a very big mistake.

Jon White QFinance
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The Instant Survivor

How to survive and thrive when faced with a crisis

Jim Moorhead Greenleaf Book Group

How to Be Ready for the Next Pandemic

The crisis came out of nowhere? No. It was predictable – and just as predictable are other crises, or a second wave of the current one.

So, prepare for the future like the greats. Here is how:

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Crisis Leadership Now

In our dangerous world, a disaster can strike at any time, from bank failures to bombings. Is your organization prepared?

Laurence Barton McGraw-Hill Education
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Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management

Beyond insurance alone: why smart companies fully embrace enterprise risk management

John J. Hampton AMACOM
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The Pandemic Century

Mark Honigsbaum’s history of modern outbreaks describes today’s pandemics and future ones, including how to survive and contain them.

Mark Honigsbaum W.W. Norton
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Blindside

How to prepare for those nasty surprises that fortune loves to deliver

Francis Fukuyama Brookings Institution Press

BTW: This Is Exactly the Moment to Take the Next Step

Have you learned anything from the crisis? If not: It’s time! Here are some suggestions to shift your workplace to category Awesome:

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How to Get Back to Work After a Career Break

If you’ve put your career on pause but you’re ready to press play, here’s how to fast-forward your return to work.

Carol Fishman Cohen TED Conferences LLC
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Bring Your Human to Work

Honoring human relationships retains employees and builds stronger bottom lines.

Erica Keswin McGraw-Hill Education
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The Best Place to Work

Build an engaged workforce by understanding what motivates people.

Ron Friedman Perigee
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How to Sell Anything to Anybody

Master these basic sales techniques to improve your results. Take it from Joe Girard, “the world`s greatest salesman.”

Joe Girard and Stanley H. Brown Fireside
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Why Customers Leave (and How to Win Them Back)

Businesses must confront an unpalatable truth: They act in ways that drive customers to the competition.

David Avrin Career Press

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