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Six initiatives to help maintain employee performance and engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic

While organizations are focused on business continuity plans and strategies to maintain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to also focus on employee well-being. Organizations need to focus on employees’ emotions related to the pandemic to restore productivity and deliver on employee experience, according to Gartner.

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Survey finds that only 29 percent of companies globally expect to operate at full capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic

With employee work restrictions in place to combat the COVID-19 crisis, just 29 percent of companies can continue to be fully operational with employee work restrictions in place and 57 percent expect to be partially operational, according to the international ‘Rapid Ratings State of Supply Chain Survey’.

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Human impacts on business continuity: how to create a workplace culture that manages stress

BCI’s latest Horizon Scan Report found that health incidents have replaced IT and telecom outages as the leading cause of disruption for organizations over the past twelve months. Workplace stress is a major contributor to health incidents and, in this article, CABA, the wellbeing charity, shares advice on creating cultures that help to manage stress in the workplace. 

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