Category Archives: risk

Subtle embedding of high-danger risks

The 2008 crisis certainly revealed the risk-management shortcomings in the financial services sector. However, the problems in financial services are simply the most visible evidence of ways in which high-danger risks have come to pervade the business arena and now … Continue reading

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Rewards and risks confront risk expert careers

A great example of the double-edge nature of risk and reward is provided by the situation that is confronting risk managers. “ERM [Enterprise Risk Management] provides an absolutely unbelievable opportunity [for career advancement] for a risk manager” according to an … Continue reading

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Risk Management 2.0 connects with new priorities

Risk management is soaring as a corporate priority. To pick just one indication, a recent survey of corporate board members found that 70 percent of audit committee members and more than 65 percent of the CFOs ranked ERM [Enterprise Risk … Continue reading

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More on Risky Business

Here are my latest articles for Risk & Insurance magazine in my on-going coverage of emerging trends in the ways in which businesses are dealing with risk. Ratings’ Enterprise Five S&P’s Hands-On Practitioner These pieces provide profiles of the executives … Continue reading

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Risk and innovation – complex and important connections

Recently, I’ve been focusing on a set of increasingly important, powerful, complex and intriguing connections between risk and innovation. Part of my work has involved articles for Risk and Insurance Magazine, and an initial result of that work is a … Continue reading

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