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

Published: 17 March 2020

ID: G00722780

Analyst(s): Asia HR Research Team


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


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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