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Many external influences can impact the success of a business - natural disasters, financial crises, epidemics, and even terrorism.

In this program Psychologist Peter Quarry talks with Glenyce Johnson, Managing Director of Peregrine Adventures, about her management strategies and business experiences during tough times. Topics include downsizing, planning, communication and understanding risks.

Key Learning Points

  • Planning - key people need to assess risks and develop strategies for moving forward
  • Communication - vital for regular updates
  • Downsizing - ensure enough knowledge and expertise is left in the business
  • Move quickly - act on decisions
  • Understand risks - evaluate implications for acting and not acting, and be in a good position to make decisions
  • Change - explain the benefits and impact of change to ensure staff understand why change is being implemented.

This is available as part of

Learning a La Carte Series
Learning a La Carte is a comprehensive library of business education programs providing extensive strategies and insights from leading specialists. Featuring discussions between Eve Ash or Peter Quarry and leading international experts, these programs are ideal for learning centres, training session... read more
Change / Crisis Management
Teamwork /Managing Teams
Release Date
Jan 1, 2009
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