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Business Resilience

In the face of a crisis or economic slowdown, resilient organizations ride out uncertainty instead of being overpowered by it.
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Bubbles pop, downturns stop

Economic downturns are impossible to predict and sure as sunrise. Build resilience now, because when the sun comes up, you'd better be moving.

Building resilient operations

In the face of rising uncertainty, get ready for the unexpected. To build resilience, accelerate productivity improvement and... operational flexibility.

Preparing for and managing through a downturn

As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their... companies better weather the storm.

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Staying resilient during an economic downturn

While the last downturn was severe, a group of companies we've called "resilients" flourished. How did they do it?

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Resilience and value: A CFO tool kit for withstanding shocks

New research has identified a set of capabilities that allow an organization to repeatedly bounce back from setbacks or adapt quickly to new trends. CFOs are supremely well placed to ensure that these “resilience assets” are in place.

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Beating the cycle: Building resilience in chemicals

– Economic downturns take their toll—and chemical companies are no exception. Our research finds companies that increased resilience... in the last downturn made bold moves.
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Recession and resilience: Preparing healthcare leaders for the next economic downturn

– Economic ebbs and flows are called “cycles” for a reason. The challenge for healthcare leaders is not whether the... next downturn will occur—it’s whether you’re ready for it.
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Resilience in TMT: Winning in downturns

– Economic downturns hold substantial opportunities for companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector.... By starting now to build an action plan and execute no-regret moves, companies can put themselves on a path to emerge resilient through the next slowdown.
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Resilience through a downturn

– With tens of billions at stake, banks need to get out in front of markets before they change.

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A primer in resilience: Maximizing value beyond earnings

– Empowering the finance organization to take decisive action to strengthen the balance sheet is critical to achieving organizational resilience.
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Value and resilience through better risk management

– In a risk environment that is growing more perilous and costly, boards need to help steer their companies toward resilience and value by embedding strategic risk capabilities throughout the organization.
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Are you prepared for a corporate crisis?

– No one can predict when disaster will strike—but knowing what to expect if it does will buy precious time.