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 and its variants. 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 articles listed below you will increase your wide understanding, these COVID-19 insights for communicators include 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. Also read my article, “COVID-19 vaccination persuasion: 12 powerful techniques to achieve results.”
The World Economic Forum gives this overview:
COVID-19 has had an overwhelming impact since it was first detected in late 2019. By the end of May 2021, there were more than 160 million confirmed cases and some 3.5 million recorded deaths – though the actual death toll may be significantly higher. As the pandemic has spread, it has stirred anxiety and political drama, overwhelmed health systems, and triggered potentially lasting geopolitical change. While vaccines are being rolled out in high-income countries, others have gone without, and half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the crisis. Around the world, desperate efforts are underway to contain what has become a profoundly disruptive outbreak.
(Above image: World Economic Forum COVID Action Platform.)
The articles below are listed alphabetically within broad topics to make them easier to find. The list is up to date as at 10 June 2021.
Even in this digital age, the most important deciding factor in your career journey is to remember that leaders who
Your company’s messaging creates a particular response in your target audience when they read or hear it. Are you making
Napoleon said, “Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.” Not quite as simple as that, but