The provided TEDtalks video highlights the story of two sisters from Boston who stepped up to create order after a freak tornado hit their hometown. Watch the provided video and respond.
Caitria + Morgan O’Neill: How to step up in the face of disaster
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Given what you have learned thus far in this class, how did the O’Neill sisters do in their post crisis response?
Did this video help you understand how you could help in a natural disaster?
What lessons can be applied to corporate crisis management from their story?
Declaring order and taking a leadership role during a crisis where no crisis team or plan is in place is not easy. Do you think their assumption of leadership is something that can be done during a corporate crisis where no team or plan is in place?
Are there ways in which we could all do better job of preparing for potential disasters in our community?
Can you think of other organizational crisis that have taken place ether in the real world or on tv/in movies that reminded you of the O’Neill sister’s leadership during their crisis?