KPMG has identified seven key strategic risks that companies and chief risk officers (CROs) face this year. KPMG partner Kelly Watson recently responded to questions from Bloomberg BNA’s Yin Wilczek in an article “Companies Face Evolving and Escalating Risk Areas in 2016, KPMG’s Kelly Watson Says” This is what Kelly had to say about Crisis […]
I just read a fascinating article about how “Humility is now the new green among CEOs”. The article points out that CEO visibility has become important again, but for different reasons, such as crises that demand CEO involvement and leadership. Weber Shandwick’s “CEO Reputation Premium: Gaining Advantage in the Engagement Era” survey released March 6 […]
Deon Binneman to speak at the AIG Casualty Recall Seminar in Cape Town
I will be the keynote speaker at the AIG Casualty Recall seminar to be held at Century City, Cape Town on the 29th August. The title of my presentation: “How to Plan for and Manage a Product Recall Crisis”. This is a follow-on of the successful seminars held in Johannesburg and Pretoria late last year.
Recalls are costly, time consuming and can damage reputation severely. Read this for more information.
I will facilitate an OHASA workshop for Health & Safety Representatives in Welkom on the 5th June.
|Date:||June 5, 2014|
|Time:||9.00 - 15.00|
|Event:||Health & Safety Training for Representatives|
027 11 6752210
|Venue:||Goldfields Mall, Welkom|
|Location:||Cnr Stateway & Buiten Streets
Welkom, Free State
|Registration:||Click here to register.|
I have been training Health & Safety to Senior management and Health & safety representatives for the past 18 years on behalf of a company called Scott Safe. This is something I feel passionate about. It fits directly into Employee Stakeholder Engagement.
Here’s a question for you – When last have you conducted a dry -run or have had an independent audit of your hospital group’s crisis plan – its communication management and emergency action plans? Especially with the media furore and presence at Nelson Mandela’s hospitalisation and with the proliferation of social media tools and mobile […]
Many organizations fall into the trap of always believing that Reputational Crises are caused by Bad Publicity. This could not be further from the truth. All Crises or incidents have a root cause, a catalyst that sparked it. Often we only encounter it when it appears in the spotlight. In a must read in Forbes […]
A Strike; planned or unplanned is just another type of crisis and deserves a great deal of preplanning and thought. Here are a few tips that might help your planning efforts: What should come to mind first of all – Is how do we service the needs of all our various stakeholders? Each stakeholders has […]
Got a call from someone asking for some help and/or a checklist on how to update their crisis crisis communication response plan. Without giving away all my knowledge for free (Hey – I also need to make money), I referred the prospective client to my Crisis Management & Crisis Communication Response Toolkit, I shared this: […]
This morning the Star headline shouts – ‘Youth Day Mayhem’ – Poor Crowd Control almost leads to another tragedy’ whilst in Vancouver, Canada, 150 people are hospitalised after a crowd goes on the rampage after their team lost. On one list, a member writes: ‘We’ve got more than our share of morons, it seems, including […]