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Crisis and Issues Management

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the first global pandemic to unfold in the era of social media, with an unprecedented volume of conversations going on around us. Every 45 milliseconds, a COVID-19 related tweet enters the conversation

Crisis and Issues Management

COVID-19 has fast-forwarded the practice of working from home and collaborating virtually with colleagues. What would have taken years to become common practice in large corporations has happened overnight. Rather than relying on meeting in person, millions of workers are turning to a variety of technological solutions to stay connected.

Crisis and Issues Management

Rarely have the forces shaping Hong Kong’s fortunes tugged in such opposing directions. On the one side are the continuing street protests and on-again/off-again US-China trade war. On the opposite side are the city’s ambitions to serve as a hub for digital innovation. Pulling in yet other directions are forces driving integration of the economies of southern Chinese cities: forces that could lead to the rise of strong rivals to Hong Kong – or reinforce its role as gateway to the mainland.

Crisis and Issues Management

The current political and business landscape is extremely volatile. The result? Companies are increasingly likely to face issues that can damage their reputations, destroy consumer trust, harm employee morale, and impact share price.

Crisis and Issues Management

You’ve just been alerted to a cyber security breach – sensitive customer data has been published online. In the information age we live in, this is a nightmare scenario for any business.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance

Top executives in Western firms earn much more than their Japanese counterparts, the multiple usually is 10 or even more. This fact is well known. Japanese CEOs are primarily expected to work for their company and the company`s stakeholders but not for their own wallet. Earning much more than 10 times the average employee salary is perceived as obscene and rarely happens.