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The way a company manages an adverse event—particularly in the current economic environment—can severely threaten or greatly enhance its operations, investor confidence, customer loyalty, employee morale, and community standing—in short, its reputation.
From crisis management planning to real-time crisis response and recovery, we provide reputational risk and crisis management services to support our clients before, during, and after an adverse event.
We have the experience and resources to allow you to turn adversity into opportunity. Our team will help develop, manage, and maintain a tailored reputational risk and crisis management program specific to your needs and circumstances.
Managing Reputational Risk Corporate reputation is best defined as the perception of a company in the minds of its stakeholders; those vital to the success of the business—employees, customers, partners, lenders, regulators, communities, and so on.
Reputation is not simply about a balance sheet, service offerings, social responsibility, or even corporate communications, marketing, and public relations—reputation is all of these and more.
The essential first step to managing reputation strategically is building an accurate picture of your strengths and weaknesses. Quantifies the impact on reputation of specifically identified risk.
Creates a baseline for measurement and improvement. Establishes a continuing process for detection and management of issues that can affect reputation. Provides the company with the proper guidelines to manage, protect, and improve reputation in a manner that is consistent with its culture and resources.
Coordinates management actions and the escalation of issues with the potential for crisis. Reputation is at the heart of everything your organization does, and especially must be protected when faced with a crisis. MRC can help you design a crisis management program that protects your company, its people, and its operations.
A crisis management program helps you prepare for, manage, and recover from issues and incidents that threaten your people, brand, valuation, customers, finances, or operations.
It is a systematic approach designed to help you manage crises that arise from more traditional risks like regulatory inquiries, natural disasters, and litigation to other threats to your business such as product recall and NGO activism.
MRC will help you design a multi-year crisis management program that achieves a crisis preparedness capability and culture of prevention, through: Assessing crisis preparedness by benchmarking existing plans and procedures against best practices and industry standards.
Developing a crisis management plan that enables management to respond to any issue or event and manage it effectively to prevent a crisis. Training and exercising crisis management teams to validate plans and procedures.
We believe that the ability to manage a crisis effectively is the result of in-depth understanding of risks, thorough crisis management planning, regular exercising, and a strategy for maintaining these capabilities over time.
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Financial crises, affecting both emerging markets and advanced countries over the centuries, have severe economic consequences, but they can be hard to prevent and predict, said Stijn Claessens, assistant director of the International Monetary Fund and one of the editors of a new book, Financial Crises: Causes, Consequences, and Policy .
It’s been 10 years since a U.S. financial shock turned into a crisis in the global financial, market and economic system.
A shock turns into a crisis when the system is unprepared for it. The system is often at its most vulnerable near the end of the global economic cycle when excesses have built.
The stock of South African direct investment in the rest of Africa equals approximately 5 percent of the country’s GDP, up from 1 percent before the global financial crisis. A broad cross-section of the corporate community is involved, and South African banks appear well positioned to take advantage of expanding financial services throughout.