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Risk Management Tools and Techniques Articles

  • Risk Identification and Risk Training

    Bruce Branson, Associate Director of the ERM Initiative at NC State University, interviews Phil Maxwell, Director of Enterprise Risk Management at The Coca-Cola Company, about risk identification techniques and Coca-Cola’s…

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  • A Manager’s Framework To Behavioral Strategy

    Understanding how employees and consumers make decisions on a daily basis can significantly improve a manager’s chances of achieving critical business objectives. However, in attempting to apply key learnings from…

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  • A Simpler Way to Assess Risks?

    The vast majority of companies assess risks by evaluating both the likelihood that a risk event will occur and the impact of the risk event if it does occur. The…

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  • 2015 Report on the Current State of Enterprise Risk Management:  Update of Trends and Opportunities

    2015 Report on the Current State of Enterprise Risk Management: Update of Trends and Opportunities

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  • An ERM Leader’s Strategy For Success

    Leading a risk management process is a daunting task, as it often requires new demands on resources and changes in processes, which leads to resistance from employees and management. The…

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  • Eliminating Reputation Threats

    While a number of corporate entities are embracing ERM, institutions of higher education are also enhancing their risk management processes by embracing ERM. With a number of institutions facing risk…

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  • Collaborative Risk Management Fundamentals

    Over the last decade, a number of organizations have embraced the concept of enterprise risk management (ERM) as a way to strengthen their oversight of the most significant risks to…

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  • Preparing for a Black Swan Event

    Black Swan events are traditionally thought to be rare, random, and high-impact events, but recent history suggests that Black Swan events are happening more frequently while maintaining their unpredictability and…

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  • GRC Solutions in Today’s Business

    Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions are designed to assist organizations in overseeing and automating their processes by reducing redundant activities, producing more reliable data, and increasing the automation of…

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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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  • 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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  • Demystifying Risk Appetite

    The enterprise risk management (ERM) community is certainly aware of the idea of “risk appetite;” however, despite the attention that risk appetite receives from ERM practitioners, it remains an elusive…

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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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  • Making the Connection Between Strategy-setting and Risk

    Organizations invest a great deal of effort in developing and executing their business strategies. Even so, winning business models are all-too-often subject to catastrophic failures in the blink of an…

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  • Engaging Business Unit Leaders in Discussing Enterprise Risks

    Paul Zavolta, Director of ERM at Alpha Natural Resources, provides an overview of how ERM is treated at Alpha Natural Resources. He speaks of how he feels the company’s top-down…

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  • Getting Started with ERM

    Often times executives brush off any ERM initiative by stating they have smart people on the board or on management teams. David Hughes, Assistant VP of ERM and Business Continuity…

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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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  • Four Steps to Better Statistical Performance Measures

    Managers hinder their performance insight by focusing on sexy performance metrics that may be persistent but not predictive, and vice versa. These popular key performance indicators (e.g., EPS growth) are…

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  • Managing Risks of the Mobile Enterprise

    Mobile devices are becoming more and more integral in the workplace today, as they are used for field work, file-sharing, and business processes. With the widespread use of mobiles, and…

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  • Confronting Risk Culture at the Board Level

    Tackling risk culture head-on – that is, the collective way in which personnel within an organization think about, communicate about, and behave in relation to risk – may be one…

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