Professional services firms love frameworks. The COVID-19 pandemic has given them the opportunity to roll out an impressive array of frameworks and imperatives and navigators and scenarios in an attempt to make sense of a chaotic situation. Some firms have more than one, depending on the sector or function.
As you will see, there’s considerable overlap in nomenclature among the competing frameworks.
I suppose that their utility is ultimately in the eye
of the beholder, as well as in the insights that underpin the frameworks. Here’s a selection, as of June 25, 2020.
Reopen and reinvent
Protect, recover, and retool
Flatten, fight, future
Respond, recover, thrive
Respond, recover, renew
Heidrick & Struggles
the future of work:
McKinsey & Company
Resolve, resilience, return, reimagination, reform
COVID-19 pandemic navigator”
ADAPT: asymmetry, disruption, age, polarization, trust
Six COVID-era leadership imperatives”
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