The past 18 months have illustrated our fragility to large-scale natural disasters at both extremes of the economic spectrum.
Japan may be far away from New York and in a very different part of the planet, but let's remember what happened there earlier this year.
Over 70 percent of organizations recorded at least one supply chain disruption in 2010. The earthquake and its long-lasting aftershocks to global supply chains have prompted a complete rethink in supply chain management.
Change is coming in Japan and I have touched on this point in recent discussions. In addition to formal and respected groups like the AESJ, change will also come from the grassroots level and my guess is it will be the mothers of Japan who will lead the charge.
A Michigan law firm, 1800LAWFIRM, is contesting all of that. In a lawsuit filed on Friday in Detroit, the firm claims that the pop star is scamming her fans and the victims because she's not actually donating all of the money.
The March 11 earthquake, tsunami, and resulting nuclear accident have led some to question the health of Japan's "brand."
Time declared 2010 the Year of the Natural Disaster, and with the mass destruction resulting from the 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Hait...
One has to wonder how long Tokyo Electric Power should call the shots. There is something inherently wrong with allowing the hen to rule the hen house. Yet that is what is happening.
Everything that registers on China's international -- and, for that matter, domestic -- radar does so because it, directly or indirectly, impacts stability.
Despite Japanese government assurances that contaminated water would disperse in the ocean, the truth is that there is a significant, ongoing discharge from the damaged plant and it is having a damaging effect on marine life.
The way to manage a crisis is to be transparent. Transparency builds trust. Yet it is trust that is becoming harder and harder to find as each day passes here in Japan.
Each week that passes here brings new revelations about the unstable nature of the nuclear facility at Fukushima as a result of the earthquake and tsu...
I'd rather stop, think and contemplate a beautiful sunrise really, a powerful, yellow ball rising above the horizon by the shore. Or a sunset with a ...
Barbara Fredrickson's research has revealed that positivity is the main mechanism for resilience. Hence, a main determinant of resilience is the ability to foster and amplify positive emotions when we are swimming in a sea of negativity.
The rolling blackouts in Tokyo have given us the chance to reconsider the role of silence in our lives. By welcoming these occasional periods of silence, we can heighten our senses enough to be able to hear what our real energy needs are.
Mexico City has developed a series of initiatives to better enable both Mexico City's government and our 20 million citizens to respond quickly to a deadly earthquake.