COMMENT: In this monthly column, Dr Dan Laufer gives his perspective on important topics related to Crisis Management.

Over the past few years, there have been incidents in New Zealand involving people dressed in blackface during company events.

For example, last year a number of Harcourts' employees were filmed wearing blackface during a networking party at the real estate company's annual national conference. According to news reports, people were invited to dress as their favourite sportsperson or team for the party. After the party, a video of Harcourt employees wearing blackface was uploaded to Facebook.

Blackface is a practice that

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