Tag: crisis management team


5 Tactics for Social Media Crisis Management

5 Tactics for Social Media Crisis Management

Warren Buffett has been quoted as saying, “It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”

In the digital age, social media has probably turned that five minutes into less than two minutes. Sites like Facebook and Twitter have been around for a decade. But, even   Read More


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

In recent years, senior loss prevention executives throughout retail have had to come to grips with a different type of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store.   Read More


Practical Tips to Improve Your Crisis Management Plan

Practical Tips to Improve Your Crisis Management Plan

Does your company have a crisis management plan? Are roles explicitly defined, responsibilities clearly understood, and protocols outlined for effective crisis response? Who should be contacted, how do we reach them, and how soon should we notify them? Is your organization prepared to effectively manage a crisis situation?

The first step   Read More


Revisit Your Crisis Communication Plan

Revisit Your Crisis Communication Plan

Based on recent events, it’s time for all companies to revisit their crisis management and crisis communication plans.

Then: Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, racial profiling accusations at Macy’s, food contamination at Chipotle.

Now: Charlottesville protests, civil disturbances at Berkeley, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma.

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The list goes on and on, and it never   Read More


People on the Move: August 2017

People on the Move: August 2017

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More


7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it   Read More


People on the Move: July 2017

People on the Move: July 2017

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More