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Tool: Pandemic Response Checklist for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published: 17 March 2020

Summary

Use this checklist, which provides an overview of the major aspects of pandemic response, to update and monitor your organizations’ plans.

Overview

With COVID-19 rapidly spreading across the globe, HR leaders should update and monitor their organizations’ plans to deal with a pandemic. This research offers a checklist of items, including:

  • General pandemic response parameters

  • Financial impact measurement

  • Workforce planning guidelines

  • Workplace health policies

  • Employee communication

  • Compensation and benefits

  • Supplier and customer relationships

  • Pandemic response team effectiveness

  • Collaboration and communication with government and external organizations

This checklist will help HR leaders understand where they are and where they need to be in terms of updating and monitoring their plans in response to a pandemic.

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Analyst(s): Asia HR Research Team

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