Influenza does not need to reach pandemic status to affect business continuity; seasonal influenza accounts for USD billions per year in economic losses in the US alone. Has your office properly prepared for the flu season? With the influenza activity expected to continue for the coming weeks, it's not too late to implement preventative measures.
In crisis, efforts toward the planning, training, and coordination of resources enable an organization to surge toward the protection of its assets and operations during disruption. While there may be an effective plan to address these changes, monitoring is a critical component. Without this capability, changes in the risk profile could unknowingly surge beyond the capabilities of proactive mitigation strategies.
Influenza (or flu) season has begun in the Northern Hemisphere, where flu activity will continue to increase in the coming months. Even though the flu is a highly contagious and potentially serious disease, many employers do not recognize it as a significant threat and likely suffer losses to their bottom line as a result. iJET health analyst, Melissa Dudley shares four key steps for keeping your people healthier.
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The possible departure of President Park could significantly impact domestic and foreign policy, as the scandal has thrown the country's political alliances into disarray at a time when conditions already suggest that the opposition could win the next presidential election. The impeachment process and movement to oust Park will prolong uncertainty in the country in the short term; however, there is likely to be little impact on companies with operations in South Korea.