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Business and capital planning for the next normal

COVID-19: Business and capital planning for the next normal

Source: Deloitte
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Four principles to ensure that business and capital planning is focused on the knowledge and strategies needed to recover and thrive in a future characterized by uncertainty.
In one sense, nothing has changed: The basic disciplines that underpin business and capital planning remain unchanged. Smart businesses still need to affirm their strategic intent, develop robust forecasts, communicate clearly with key stakeholders, back up their commitments with decisive actions and remember that, whatever happens, cash is king. In another sense, though, everything is different. The COVID-19 pandemic has radically shifted the context in which business leaders must view the fundamentals and execute on them.
Essence of resilient leadership

The essence of resilient leadership: Business recovery from COVID-19

Source: Deloitte
Date of Publication: April 22nd, 2020
Resilient leaders view Recovery as a journey for their organization, teams and stakeholders. Five imperatives within "recover" to guide the business from "respond" to "thrive"
Heart of Resilient Leadership

The Heart of Resilient Leadership, Responding to COVID-19

Source: Deloitte
Date of Publication: March 24th, 2020
In the crucible of crisis, resilient leaders are defined first by who they are... Five qualities of a leader that distinguish between surviving and thriving amidst crisis.
Rethinking “CEO exceptionalism”

Rethinking “CEO exceptionalism”

Source: Deloitte
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
Fortune/Deloitte CEO Survey on how COVID-19 is redefining the CEO role
No longer shareholder-centric, today’s true CEO exceptionalism calls for leaders who are nimble and innovative—visionaries who model trust and empathy and embrace creative tension in the face of an ever-changing business landscape. A recent Fortune/Deloitte CEO Survey explores how.
How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

Source: Aspen Institute
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
These are unprecedented times, trying our resiliency and ability to adapt. As we each develop and implement contingency plans, moments of reflection are hard to come by, and leadership and expertise are needed now more than ever. What impacts will this crisis have on business and the economy, and how can business education adapt?
Hormel Foods_ Best Practices for Charitable Giving During COVID-19 _AW Page Up

Hormel Foods: Best Practices for Charitable Giving During COVID-19

Source: Page Up
Date of Publication: May 4th, 2020
"Kelly Braaten, manager of corporate communications and corporate responsibility at Hormel Foods hosted a Think Thursday conversation to share best practices for charitable giving during COVID-19 with fellow Page Up members."
Theodore Kinni_Pride and the pandemic_Strategy+Business

Pride and the pandemic

By: Theodore Kinni
Source: Strategy+Business
Date of Publication: April 23rd, 2020
Will your company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic create institutional pride or destroy it?
Ragan covid survey

COVID-19's Impact on Communications

By: Ragan Communications
Source: Ragan Communications
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
Communicators report increased respect for their work and a heavier workload overall and cite their top tools for engaging employees and other audiences during the crisis.