COVID-19 – A massive failure of risk management?

Plan B Consulting

This week I look at risk management in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and Black Lives Matter movement. I wanted to write about risk management and what I perceive is a massive failure of the process and implementation in ensuring that organisations were ready for a pandemic.

State of the Nation - a UK Perspective on Covid-19

Disaster Planning and Emergency Management

Since the start of the crisis, I have constantly affirmed that the key to understanding the effects of this pandemic is the UK Government's failure to give adequate weight to emergency planning and management (Alexander 2020a, 2020b). Britain is in a state of emergency.