Key Learnings from the Field, and Some Business Resilience Thoughts
As the SARS-CoV2 pandemic is unfolding, existing plans and countermeasures from previous epidemics have turned out to be forgotten, inefficient or less adaptable than expected. Many organizations now realize that the medical imperative comes with a heavy business impact that may endanger their existence.
At the same time, the onset and first wave of Covid-19 on a global scale provides several key learnings for business continuity and emergency management practitioners. Despite the heavy challenges societies and markets are now facing, experts and organizations should study and internalize these learnings to be better prepared for future pandemic episodes.