The effects of the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic will last for years around the world. Communication professionals and organizational management need to understand the global and local impact of the virus. You can update and increase your understanding of all important aspects of a virus response so you know the best ways to communicate. By reading the article titles listed below, and accessing the most relevant ones you will increase your wide understanding, including key management perspectives. You will also demonstrate to senior management your valuable role in the organization, because the crisis has proven the importance of good communication as a vital part of the decision-making process.
To help with greater understanding by subscribers and other readers, I have developed an array of articles and their links, which are shown below. Much of the material has been written by experts or quotes experts about many aspects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m sure we all are grateful to these authors and their organizations for their outstanding contribution in helping us respond in effective ways to this crisis.
Please note you may need to subscribe to the items marked ‘McKinsey’ (which are free) and ‘Harvard Business Review‘ (paid subscription, although HBR states “We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers.“).
Latest information as at 15 November 2020.
The articles below are listed alphabetically within broad topics to make them easier to find.
Back to school after lockdown – tips from an NHS Psychologist MyTutor [Although UK-based, these tips apply anywhere]
Coping with fatigue, fear, and panic during a crisis Harvard Business Review
Corona Got You Anxious? Breathing Could Be Best, New Studies Show Psychology Today
By Nicole Garrison A few years ago, virtual team meetings were common only for IT firms and startups. But COVID-19
[Framing of concepts is vital to successful leadership communication. Frames provide people with a quick and easy way to process
Guest post by Haley Lyles [During these uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have lost their employment