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Good Practice Guide: Business Resilience

Author/EditorKemp, Mark (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781914124075
Pub Date01/09/2022
BindingPaperback
Pages144
Dimensions (mm)234(h) * 156(w)
An essential how-to guide to build business resilience into your architectural practice, offering methods for managing business-critical events and crises.
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Architecture can be a high risk and low-income profession. Planning to manage risks is essential. Workloads tend to be cyclical and managing lean periods and booms whilst being prepared for the next downturn is a key requirement.



This book is a how-to guide to build business resilience into your architectural practice, offering methods for managing business-critical events and crises. It shows you how to analyse trouble, pre-emptively tackle pitfalls and gives you confidence in decision-making to stay ahead.



Featuring case studies with expert insight into sole shareholder and director experience of a small practice, it's aimed across all levels with straightforward, honest and accessible advice.



It is structured with people and organisations as the core framework, exploring practice, staff, clients, projects, consultants and providers. It provides operational advice on the day-to-day running of practice and how to respond to disruption.

Architecture can be a high risk and low-income profession. Planning to manage risks is essential. Workloads tend to be cyclical and managing lean periods and booms whilst being prepared for the next downturn is a key requirement.



This book is a how-to guide to build business resilience into your architectural practice, offering methods for managing business-critical events and crises. It shows you how to analyse trouble, pre-emptively tackle pitfalls and gives you confidence in decision-making to stay ahead.



Featuring case studies with expert insight into sole shareholder and director experience of a small practice, it's aimed across all levels with straightforward, honest and accessible advice.



It is structured with people and organisations as the core framework, exploring practice, staff, clients, projects, consultants and providers. It provides operational advice on the day-to-day running of practice and how to respond to disruption.

Mark Kemp is Director at Place Architects Limited. He has been a sole shareholder director of the small architectural practice in Cornwall for over 10 years. Mark was a co-director of the firm during the 2008 recession, which has remained a going concern through difficult trading periods ever since-recently, commencing a growth strategy and successfully re-branding the company. He was on the board of RIBA Enterprises for 3 years overseeing the partial equity sale of that business and held the offices of vice chair of the Board and chair of the Risk & Audit committee. Mark currently sits on the Finance & Operations committee for RIBA and chairs the RIBAJ Editorial Panel.

Part 1 - Organisations Chapter 1: Practice Chapter 2: Projects Chapter 3: Providers Part 2 - People Chapter 4: Staff Chapter 5: Clients Chapter 6: Consultants

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