Are your flood routes unobstructed?

The recent, devastating floods in Iran were caused in part by the obstruction of flood outlets and by the conversion of flood routes and dry river beds to residential areas. To a large extent, the devastation was avoidable.

In a company, we can expect similar floodings when the business swells with opportunity or uncertainty, or both. This is when communication channels can be life-saving, allowing employees to ask questions or to report actual or suspected wrongdoing. But if the access to HR, to Legal, to Ethics & Compliance or to the hotline has been obstructed, then devastation can ensue.

This, too, is avoidable.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s