What can business leaders learn from a downturn?

Mar 07 2003 by Brian Amble Print This Article

One business leader describes the current climate as similar to “being in a storm with only moments when you are at the crest of the wave and can survey the landscape objectively before being drawn into another undercurrent”.

Tomorrow’s business environment will continue to be a series of waves. In terms of uncertainty and the challenges of managing risk, the business environment has changed for good. Global terror fears and the nature of change within the workplace today guarantee this.

What impact is this sustained period of uncertainty having on business leaders and how can they best weather the storm?