Crisis Management

How This Franchise Is Helping Companies Avert Disaster
Franchise 500

How This Franchise Is Helping Companies Avert Disaster

Jim Satterfield's Firestorm Solutions franchise helps companies develop plans to deal with workplace violence, natural disasters and other crises.
5 Crisis Management Tips Olivia Pope Would Endorse
Scandal

5 Crisis Management Tips Olivia Pope Would Endorse

It's always a rude surprise when the walls of a reputation come tumbling down, but also a chance to rebuild.
Jennifer Connelly
7 Crisis Lessons From 'The Hunger Games'
Crisis Management

7 Crisis Lessons From 'The Hunger Games'

The dystopian series provides ample social commentary. In addition, we can learn a lot about crisis communications from the 'girl on fire.'
Beth Kuhel
Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany
Burger King

Why Burger King Just Shut Down 89 of Its Franchises in Germany

The company is closing a whopping 13 percent of its restaurants in Germany following an undercover report that exposed the locations' expired food, sanitary violations and bad working conditions.
Kate Taylor
Richard Branson on Sticking Together in Times of Crisis
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Sticking Together in Times of Crisis

In the worst of times, it is amazing how people can pull together.
Richard Branson
How Barilla Transformed Into a Trailblazer for Corporate Equality
LGBT

How Barilla Transformed Into a Trailblazer for Corporate Equality

Today, the company has added transgender-related care to its health benefits, contributes money to gay rights causes and has featured a lesbian couple on a promotional website.
Geoff Weiss
Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss
Hard Times

Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change
Business Plans

5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change

As the pace of business shifts quickens, forecasting can become even more vital.
Tim Berry
The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur
Challenges

The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur

The haunting, messy reality of running a business is at times painful -- yet it's also exhilarating.
Stacey Alcorn
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way
Survival Strategies

How to Regroup When You've Lost Your Way

Should your company falter, here's how you can get it back on track.
Kate Swoboda
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane
Managing Change

When Change Overtakes Your Company, Become the Eye of the Hurricane

In times of turmoil, the team looks to the leader for a center of calm.
Chris Ruisi
Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China
Yum Brands

Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China

The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut says it knows what to expect, having faced its share of problems in the Chinese market.
Kate Taylor