May 13, 2020
“The current situation demands both thoughtful action and flexibility from everyone, as we each work to balance the new challenges that confront us all. For all of us, certainly patience, flexibility, and grace should guide our actions and our interactions.” CDC, March, 2020
At Praxis we have been deeply impressed with how the leaders we work with in employee-owned companies, nonprofits, and health care organizations have responded to the needs of their staff, clients, and other stakeholders in the midst of the turmoil created by the coronavirus pandemic.
We are developing resources that we hope will be helpful for you. Please continue to check this page for new materials. If you’re interested in customized support for your organization, please contact us to learn more, or take a look at our description of Praxis COVID-19 Services.
Articles and Frameworks
Managing Essential Workers (link to come – for ESOP Association members)
Making Financial Decisions Align with Corporate Culture (for ESOP Association members)
Managing Layoffs in an Ownership Culture (for ESOP Association members)
Facilitating Responsible Leadership Succession in an Employee Owned Company (for the National Center for Employee Ownership)
Preparing Your Leadership Team for the Future (for the National Center for Employee Ownership’s 2020 Employee Ownership Conference)
How Boards Should Help Manage Crises (for ESOP Association members )
The Leader’s Role in a Crisis (for ESOP Association members)
For Employee-Owned Companies:
Beyster Institute Company Culture Supplement: What are the Impacts to ESOP Companies from the Economic Instability; An Aggregation of Tips and Practice
For Nonprofit Organizations:
We will be updating these resources on a regular basis as the situation develops, and as we learn more about what organizations are doing during this time.
Last updated: 5/19/2020