For mission-driven organizations, the pandemic had major impacts. What ultimately resulted, and what our session panelists at this year’s Modern Governance Summit stressed, is the importance of observation, evaluation and evolution.
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As an executive leader, you'll likely predict upcoming challenges and have experiential insight to guide your district, company or entity to a better future. But what happens when the troubles come not from within the organization, but from external factors? From current events? What happens when you — when almost anyone — couldn’t have predicted them?
It is difficult to process lessons from a crisis when that crisis is still going on. But enough time has passed and enough has changed since schools and organizations responded to COVID-19 to allow their leaders to consider how key steps taken early can reduce the impact of a crisis.
As school districts begin the process of coming back together, reopening district offices and resuming some form of in-person services, questions are starting to arise about what that will look like.
A symbiotic relationship between education and the corporate world has always existed—an educated workforce drives a thriving economy; conversely, a healthy economy provides a strong tax base that funds school systems. The COVID-19 crisis has brought the two segments together in what amounts to a collision course and along the way has exposed some cracks in an already stressed system.