Tag: crisis management team


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


People On the Move: July–August 2017

Andrew Chapman was named senior VP of sales at 3VR.

Daniel Robles was promoted to senior AP investigator at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Ryan Clevenger is now director of AP at Albertsons-Safeway.

Ami Caldwell is now safety manager, Sal Nunez was promoted to LP manager II, Denis Prose is now a logistics LP   Read More


The Crisis Leadership Role in Emergency Preparations

The Crisis Leadership Role in Emergency Preparations

While many crisis events are, by their nature, impossible to predict, the impact they have on retailers can be dramatically curtailed if the organization is prepared and crisis leadership is adequately prepared to manage the resultant disruption.

To be a crisis-prepared retailer, Walgreens relies on, well, preparation. Dave Colen, director of   Read More


People on the Move: June 2017

People on the Move: June 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


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field 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. Often, a   Read More