crisis preparation Tag

Credit Union Times: CU Crisis Planning Essential

Credit unions continue to unexpectedly be faced with crises of all calibers.  From cyber attacks, to hurricanes, to mergers gone wrong; the negative headlines seem to rule the front pages in media outlets across the CU world.  The Credit Union Times interviewed CU crisis experts,...

Lesson Learned from Rutgers? PR Wisdom Is Critical to Avoid Crises

Most institutions (and corporations for that matter) are far too insular to deal with a public relations crisis effectively. Relationships and leadership dynamics cloud judgments, leaving decision makers unable to weigh properly the relative importance of various facts and to act wisely....

Credit Union Crisis: Responding When Technology Fails Members

  Over the last few weeks, we have seen what should have been seamless transitions to new software platforms, turn into member (and public) relations disasters for two credit unions.  Ask most credit unions if they are ready for a crisis and they immediately answer, “Yes,...

Study Shows Many Are Unprepared for Corporate Crises (via PRWeek)

As LT Public Relations and Mambo Media continue to champion the cause for better crisis preparation through its CRISIS READY (www.crisis-ready.com) program, we found the following PRWeek column helpful to underscore the fact that many businesses consider themselves vulnerable to crises. Is your business "crisis ready?"...

Japan’s Tsunami: A Lesson in Business Crisis Preparation

Like most Americans, we woke up last Friday morning (March 11, 2011) to learn about the devastating news of the horrific tsunami in Japan.  Our prayers and positive thoughts continue to go out to all those affected. Although the tsunami’s impact will be felt for weeks,...

Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion and Management

  LT Public Relations Introduces Workshop: Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion and Management Successful crisis management is 99 percent preparation; one percent execution PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2010—LT Public Relations, a full-service PR firm specializing in external, internal and crisis communications, introduces its proprietary workshop, “Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion...