Here, Inc.com assembles its most recent articles on the Iraq war, as well as some timeless pieces on leadership and managing in times of crisis. Use them to gain perspective on what war might mean to your business and to gain courage in leading your company through these tough times.
War and Entrepreneurs
- Opening Up the Baghdad Office
- Entrepreneurs in Iraq: Some were called to serve, others came to build a fortune.
War and the Economy
The Wharton School and Inc. magazine offer predictions of what a war with Iraq might mean to American businesses and advice on how to survive its adverse effects.
- The Storm Before the Calm
- Might war with Iraq spur economic growth? And what will it mean for small companies?
- Readers' Questions: War. Who Is It Good For?
- Absolutely nobody. But there are some things you can do to protect your business.
- How Business Can Prepare for War
- Companies in many areas of the world are reining in investments and postponing the launch of new projects, according to a webcast/teleconference organized by Wharton on February 12. Titled "Business and the Pending War," the discussion brought together Wharton faculty and members of the Wharton Fellows program who shared their views on how companies can prepare for a war that more and more people consider inevitable.
Leaders on Leadership
From deep in the archives, Inc.com uncovers resources on leadership written by and about military leaders and CEOs whose lessons learned provide poignant advice during this time of crisis.
Managing through a Crisis
These resources, mainly written during the last two years, including around the Sept. 11 attacks, focus on how you can muster the courage to lead your organization through any type of crisis.
- Leading Your Company Through a Crisis
- What can leaders do to ease the transition through a time of crisis? Here are nine steps to take.
- Helping Employees Cope
- Even at businesses not directly affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, workers were often overwhelmed with grief and fear. These seven steps outlined by former Inc. writer Emily Barker helped employees cope with the aftermath of 9/11 and could help your employees in any time of crisis.
- Managing Uncertainty in an Economic Downturn
- As we await an economic upswing, leaders and managers must ensure that fear, turnover, "survivor's syndrome," lack of hope, and sinking morale don't sabotage performance or damage company culture.