Executive Briefings

I'm Out of Business Because of the Flu?

Flu season never used to be regarded as a corporate risk issue. In fact, "before last year, 99 percent of companies hadn't thought about it at all," says Michael Cryer, M.D., senior medical director and principal at Hewitt Associates.
No more. Since the potential risk of a virulent avian flu began making headlines several years ago, companies have started to consider what impact a pandemic could have on their workforce and operations.
Source: CFO, http://cfo.com

Flu season never used to be regarded as a corporate risk issue. In fact, "before last year, 99 percent of companies hadn't thought about it at all," says Michael Cryer, M.D., senior medical director and principal at Hewitt Associates.
No more. Since the potential risk of a virulent avian flu began making headlines several years ago, companies have started to consider what impact a pandemic could have on their workforce and operations.
Source: CFO, http://cfo.com