Leading through the crisis

The future is not what it used to be: Thoughts on the shape of the next normal

The coronavirus crisis is a world-changing event. Here are seven elements for business leaders to consider as they plan for the next normal. Dealing with the coronavirus crisis and its aftermath could be the imperative of our times. Indeed, we have argued that it augurs the “imminent restructuring of the global economic order.” As Ian Davis, one [...]

The future is not what it used to be: Thoughts on the shape of the next normal2020-05-05T15:17:05+01:00

Bounce forward – the next test of resilience

In his 2012 article ‘Surviving Disruption’, Clayton Christiensen (with Max Wessel) explores how businesses can assess the danger level and effectively deal with disruption. At the same time maintaining competitive advantage and maximising its ‘extendable core’. He proposes three tests to determine threat level and response: The strength of the disrupter’s business model Your own [...]

Bounce forward – the next test of resilience2020-05-05T14:36:41+01:00

Shaping and safeguarding the banking workforce after COVID-19

Financial leaders today face a pivotal moment. Most responded to the COVID-19 pandemic without the luxury of time to consider implications on longerterm sustainability. Leaders now face operational and organizational decisions with profound implications for more than six million Americans who were employed in the finance and insurance sectors prior to the outbreak—and for society [...]

Shaping and safeguarding the banking workforce after COVID-192020-05-05T14:16:16+01:00