Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

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Miscellaneous ERM Topics Articles

  • The Risks of Persuasion

    Please take a moment and think back to the last time you tried to convince someone to do something that you wanted them to do. It might have been trying…

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  • In the Mind of Today’s CEO

    Constantly evolving business environments have kept organizations around the globe on their toes, especially their CEOs. Each year, PwC conducts their Annual Global CEO Survey to discover and assess what…

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  • Analytics and Finance in Hong Kong

    Big Data continues to see more conversation in board rooms, offices, and corporate gatherings as companies struggle to find the best way to solve the “data problem.” Individuals, especially in…

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  • Supply Chain Risk Management

    Supplier management has recently emerged as an important area for risk management. As globalization has changed the business world drastically this past century, companies now have complex global networks from…

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  • Cryptocurrency and its Place in the Financial World

    Cryptocurrency has been called both the “greatest technological breakthrough since the internet” and “a black hole” where consumer dollars simply disappear. On whatever end of the spectrum you fall, the…

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  • Predicting Shake-Up Strategies

    Identifying risks that currently plague your business is one thing, but what about future risks? What about the unforeseen black swan or disruptive strategies your competitors plan on implementing in…

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  • Integrating Sustainability with Enterprise Risk Management

    Sustainability policies have a meaningful role in managing risk, and can also promote faster growth. Have you ever heard the saying ‘you have to spend money to make money?’ This…

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  • Create Synergies between Risk Management and Internal Audit

    Companies are always scanning the business landscape for the next way to get ahead, to gain a competitive advantage, and to take the next step, particularly in the area of…

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  • Analysts Evaluate Behavior of Corporate Leaders in Ratings Process

    Credit rating agencies, such as Standard & Poor’s, have become more vocal about their consideration of an entity’s enterprise risk management approach as part of the rating agency’s overall credit…

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  • ERP Implementation Risk: Managing Sources of Project Delays and Other Risk

    Over the past two decades, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have allowed managers to utilize software to integrate information about projects across the enterprise. These systems are designed to integrate…

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  • Are We Becoming More Risk-Averse?

    The entrepreneurial dream to start a business and hit it big has been a staple for the U.S. economy. Americans have been willing to take the necessary risks to achieve…

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  • Five Basics to Managing Innovation Risk

    As organizations seek growth through value creation, they often invest in research and development to generate innovations that can propel significant changes and new demand in the marketplace. In the…

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  • Crowdsourcing, A Tool to Tackle Emerging Strategic Risks

    Organizations are turning to “crowdsourcing” as part of their innovation strategy where they leverage the knowledge of “the crowd” to identify emerging trends and opportunities. A recent article in _Harvard…

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  • Using Collaboration Risk Management to Recognize Emerging Risks

    PricewaterhouseCooper recently published a research paper on systemic risk trends. The authors of the paper shed light on the many issues related to the risk mitigation capabilities of businesses for…

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  • Q & A: Controlling Spreadsheet Risk

    Spreadsheets are widely used in today’s business environment, and rightly so – they provide users with a powerful, flexible solution for getting things done. However, there is a difficult truth…

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  • SunGard Survey: How Are Companies Managing Financial Risk?

    This white paper presents the results of a recent study conducted by SunGard, a global provider of technology-related services and solutions. The purpose of the study was to gain an…

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  • Managing the Risk of Disruptive Innovation

    Organizations often find themselves surprised by a competitor’s announcement of a new innovation. Such announcements can be hugely disruptive, and they hit the competitive environment in many forms, such as…

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  • Internal Audit’s Role in Risk Management

    Michael Somich, Executive Director of Internal Audit at Duke University, discusses with Dr. Mark Beasley his views about the role internal audit should play within an organization’s ERM process. He shares insights from his experiences of leading the launch of the ERM initiative at Duke University while also serving as the general audit executive.

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  • Chief Risk Officer vs. Risk Committees

    A major stumbling block companies run into when beginning their ERM journey is whether to have one risk champion (CRO) or have a committee that handles risk oversight. Paul Zavolta,…

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  • Applying “Big Data” to Risk Management

    “Big data” is quickly building a following as a useful tool for helping managers make decisions. But what exactly is big data, and is its use actually beneficial to a…

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