An uncertain, erratic story: The pandemic in the UK

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Abstract / Description of output

Purpose. To study the Pandemic from the perspective of the UK health care system and risk management.
Design/Methodology. This paper follows a storytelling perspective. The author reflects on his experiences through the lens of research on health care and risk management.
Findings. The impact of the Pandemic has been so massive it has challenged the capacity of the UKs NHS. The political influences at work have not always promoted best practice in risk management and indicate blame avoidance strategies by politicians
Originality. This is a highly individual account of experiences of the Pandemic
Practical Implications. There are major issues of asset management, of delays in decision making, of supply chain problems and the need to reform processes of handling of crisis management.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Accounting & Organizational Change
Early online date16 Nov 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 Nov 2020

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • risk management
  • crisis
  • Covid-19
  • politics of attention


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