McKinsey & Company - May 2020
Nearly every public- and private-sector leader now facing the prospect of human tragedy shares one top priority: the health and safety of employees, customers, vendors, and their families. Once they have put the necessary measures in place to protect people’s lives, leaders must help protect livelihoods as the COVID-19 pandemic turns the global economy upside down.
Deloitte - CFO Insights February 2021
The goal posts keep moving—almost as speedily as the virus. In this case, the goal posts refer to when CFOs expect their companies to return to “normal” post–COVID-19.
McKinsey & Company - June 2020
As Winston Churchill said, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” We are seeing some faint signs of progress in the struggle to contain the pandemic. But the risk of resurgence is real, and if the virus does prove to be seasonal, the effect will probably be muted. It is likely never more important than now for boards of directors and executive management teams to tackle the right questions and jointly guide their organizations toward the next normal.
McGuireWoods - May 2020
Businesses are starting to reopen as stay-at-home orders and business closures resulting from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) begin to ease. Unfortunately, reopening likely will not be an immediate return to business as usual. The impact of closures will take time to overcome.
McKinsey & Company - May 1, 2020
For many, the toughest leadership test is now looming: how to bring a business back in an environment where a vaccine has yet to be found and economies are still reeling.