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Is resilience a level playing field for US businesses? No, finds a new NIST and NOAA study

A study carried out by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed that US businesses run by minorities, women, and veterans, which they call historically underrepresented group operated (HUGO) businesses, were dealt a much worse hand by the pandemic than other businesses.

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Building organizational resilience

Drawing on the work of Collins and Porras, which was published in their book ‘Built to Last’, Alberto G. Alexander explains that organizational resilience does not start with establishing and implementing a specific management system; instead, it is the outcome of a clear set of organizational characteristics.

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