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Forthcoming research seminars
Seminar - Developing standards for non-standard events
We frequently find ourselves confronted with new and more difficult to understand situations which challenge our capability to respond. Events sometimes described as ‘black swans’, ‘disaster/catastrophe’, ‘low probability high impact events’ or even ‘acts of god’ have the ability to suddenly transform the familiar and safe world we live in to a scary, and unfamiliar territory, where the normal rules of engagement no longer apply.
This presentation will look at the reasons why these types of events are more likely to occur and consider how organizations and societies can begin to develop their own resilience capability. Frequently, the solutions and strategies we currently use for a well managed society and for risk prevention are actually part of the problem in terms of a response capability for crisis events.
Chair: Prof Sarah Curtis
Edward Borodzicz is Professor of Strategy and Business Systems at Portsmouth Business School.
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