Tag Archives: rescue

India’s Failure In Disaster Recovery Management

Originally posted on Sonia Jaspal's RiskBoard:
Floods in North India have left over 70,000 people stranded and 550 dead. Loss to property will run in billions. The on-going rescue efforts are yielding results but very slowly. ┬áThe uncoordinated recovery response and efforts indicate lack of disaster management capabilities of the state. India as a…

Leadership Doldrums: Three “Aloha Strategies” to Prevent Burnout for Crisis Managers

Leaders who can pump up a sane adrenaline-supported response in a crisis are reassuring to followers. Most of us turn into deer-in-headlights — we can’t help it! So one of the qualities that distinguishes an effective leader from his or her followers is this ability to step up with confidence and energy when others freeze. […]