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Risk management can stimulate, rather than deter, innovation
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Innovation and risk management seemingly do not naturally go hand-in-hand in many peoples' minds — although it should. Innovation and risk management is increasingly being viewed as partners, not adversaries. When properly fused, the two disciplines can help organizations pursue opportunities that a risk-averse culture might leave on the cutting room floor. Risk management can help foster a company's innovation agenda by revealing blind spots and areas of underinvestment that threaten the upside of a company's future. More



Many employers unprepared for workplace crisis
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Whether it's a shooting in the workplace, a toxic chemical spill, industrial accident or natural disaster, the majority of employers are woefully unprepared to deal with a workplace crisis, says long-time crisis management expert Jonathan Bernstein. However, recent shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and a movie theatre in Aurora, Colo., as well as natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, may have employers considering how they would handle similar situations. More

Tech trends expected in 2013
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Technology trends come and go but some are here to stay. Small business owners should expect to further embrace mobility, social media and cloud computing in the New Year, according to technology experts. Business owners are now placing a greater emphasis on business continuity planning. More

Supplier risk management — where do you start?
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Businesses must put more effort into pre-planning for business interruption going into 2013, says a new Zurich report naming supply chain disruption as the top risk "blind spot" of the year. But how do you do this? Where do you focus? There is a better way to approach this by understanding the nature of various risks, quantifying the supply chain risk and finally by addressing these risks through supplier segmentation. More



HR and risk management
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How often do you collaborate with your risk-management counterparts at your organization? You should be doing so on a regular basis, according to Lowers Risk Group. A new whitepaper from Lowers highlights what it believes are key trends "driving the expanding role of human resources in enterprise risk management." More

Top sustainable business strategies from 2012
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As you go about developing or revising your strategies for making your business more sustainable, it is worth reviewing last year's key developments in important areas of business strategy. They will only grow in importance this year. More

A resolution to think about risk
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Organizations flounder when they fail to take risk seriously. It should be seen as an investment in the survival of the organization, not something to be feared. The following discusses why association boards and executives should talk about it ... and often. More

World Economic Forum: Misuse of social media could wreak havoc
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The rapid spread of false information through social media could "wreak havoc" for businesses, global markets and society, the World Economic Forum has warned. The rapid spread of false information, or "digital wildfires," is one of a series of newly emerging risks identified by the WEF in its Global Risks 2013 report, which surveyed 1,000 experts and business leaders. More

Survey: Risk managers willing to accept minor rate increases
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A survey of Fortune 500 company risk mangers finds that most are willing to accept minor rate increases without making dramatic changes to their programs, says a consulting firm. The survey of 5 percent of the Fortune 500 companies reviewed risk managers’ buying decisions for casualty, property and professional-liability lines of business. In the casualty lines, risk managers say rates for general liability, auto liability and workers’ compensation rose by up to 10 percent. For umbrella and excess liability and global casualty, increases ran as high as 15 percent. More

Cyberlaw predictions: Unfinished legal business on social media
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The one-two punch of content-sharing social networks and always-connected, location-aware cellphones has transformed the way we communicate with each other. The social media phenomenon has perhaps had its greatest legal impact in the workplace, where employers are still working though issues relating to ownership of social media accounts, employee privacy and monitoring of employees' social media activities, and compliance with federal labor laws. More


 

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