Emergency preparedness: Compliance, care and the long view

Learning from risk events can improve preparedness and resiliency


Ultimately, our success will be measured by our influence for improved preparedness on the job, at home and in the community. For cultures that care, and all their stakeholders, that is something to smile about.

Francis J. D'Addario is a Principal of Crime Prevention Associates. He is also Emeritus Faculty member for Strategic Influence and Innovation for the Security Executive Council. He served as the vice president of Partner and Asset Protection for Starbucks Coffee (1997-2009). Mr. D'Addario's most recent publication is "Not a Moment to Lose: Influencing Global Security One Community at a Time," available through the Security Executive Council (https://www.securityexecutivecouncil.com/nmtl).