2012

The secret of risk management

John O’Dea Risk Management is as old as Methuselah. Although there are no records in the book of Genesis that indicate that Adam and Eve carried out a risk assessment, their world and ours might have been a different place had they given it some thought. The world might also have been a different place had the developed nations – […]

Reconsidering the Public-Private Risk Sector Management Divide

By Peter C. Young PhD. Five years ago I wrote a short article entitled, “Public and Private Sector Risk Management: Is There a Difference?”  In that article I stated that while there is strength to the argument that ‘management is management’ and that leadership in any type of organization calls on common knowledge, skills and abilities, there are distinctions and […]

Risk Culture: under the Microscope Guidance for Boards

By The Institute of Risk Management. For over 25 years the Institute of Risk Management has provided leadership and guidance to the emerging risk management profession with a unique combination of academic excellence and practical relevance. The Institute’s pro le continues to grow internationally with heightened interest in the management of risk across government, public and business domains. This board […]

Struggling with transparancy

Clear risk reporting creates value By Marinus de Pooter en Cees Visser* Organisations benefit from high-quality reporting about riskmanagement. Stakeholders greatly appreciate receiving information about risks and about the way in which an organisation is managing these risks. Another benefit is that clear reporting forces the board to take stock and draw up a list of the risks and risk […]