The Best of Crisis Thinking 2012

By Dominic Cockram

This year has been a busy one for us at Steelhenge with many successful projects delivered, new clients won and new members of staff welcomed to the Steelhenge team, not to mention the second biggest event in London this summer: the formal launch of the Steelhenge Blog.

Here we share our most popular posts from the past 6 months.

toyota-logoToyotal Recall: One Company’s Response to Two Different Crises

We looked at how Toyota’s communications surrounding their largest single recall to date (announced in October 2012) compared to their infamous ‘unintended acceleration’ recall in 2009.

earthquake crackSix Steps to Controlling a Crisis

We explain how you can take hold of events – even in the midst of a crisis.

CrisisPersuading the PR Team: “But we deal with crises every day!”

This post seemed to ring true with many of you! We explored the need for Communications Teams to have a comprehensive and fully rehearsed Crisis Plan.

Thought Leadership:

2012 also saw the publication of two Steelhenge white papers. The first, by Project Manager Dr Claudia van den Heuvel, won the Business Continuity and Resiliency Journal’s ‘Business Continuity Paper of the Year’ Award.

High Fidelity Simulation Exercises For Training Strategic Crisis Management

High Fidelity Simulation Exercises For Training Strategic Crisis Management

This award-winning explores how immersive, complex, opaque and dynamic simulation exercises better prepare management teams to face the real life pressures of actual crises.

Cornerstones of Crisis Management Thought Leadership PaperThe Cornerstones of Crisis Management

The first paper in a major new series entitled ‘Crisis Management: Key Themes for Success’ explores what defines a successful crisis management capability and the challenges of these key areas.

About Dominic Cockram

Founder and MD of Steelhenge. Pioneer of simulation exercises with over 20 years experience in business continuity and crisis management. Dominic is an experienced speaker determined to make the world a more resilient place.

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