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Is your risk management program itself a source of risk?
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Nearly half of senior executives say their supply chain risk management programs are insufficient or ineffective. "Supply chains are increasingly complex, and their interlinked, global nature makes them vulnerable to a range of risks," explains Kelly Marchese, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, who specializes in manufacturing operations and supply chain strategy. "This increased complexity, coupled with a greater frequency of disruptive events such as geopolitical events and natural disasters, presents a precarious situation for companies without solid risk management programs in place." More

Taking control of your online reputation: External monitoring
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Unfortunately, no matter how well you build your reputation, there are going to be people who will try to tear you down. They could be disgruntled former employees, dissatisfied customers, online reviewers and bloggers or even your competitors. What can you do to protect yourself and your business from these online onslaughts? There is no magic wand that will make all of the negative comments go away, but there are practices and procedures that will help you to minimize the damage. More

Effective risk management: Making it personal
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Effective risk management in the coal industry is all about people. To succeed, you need to embed a risk-aware culture and make the risk process simple and relevant so that it becomes part of everyone's daily job. At the end of the day it is people who manage risks, mine sites and organizations. They need to see the value for the time they invest into the risk process, both to them and to the organization. Risk management needs to be made personal to stick. More

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5 social apps to encourage employee health and wellness
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Staying healthy not only costs a lot of money but requires an investment of time. The investment pays off in employee productivity, morale and high performance. Smart companies are starting to direct energy to educating employees to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It's good for employees, and it's good for business. More

AIG survey shows top executives' concerns with cyber risk
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A survey of perceptions about cyber risk sponsored by the American International Group Inc. found that among corporate executives, more are concerned about cyber threats than about other major business risks. More than 85 percent of the 258 decision-makers surveyed said they were very or somewhat concerned about cyber risks to their organizations, compared with the group's response to six other areas of risk, including income loss (82 percent of executives were very or somewhat concerned), property damage (80 percent), and securities and investment risk (76 percent). More

Reduce Your Electrical Safety Risk

AVO® Training Institute, a Megger® subsidiary, celebrates its 50th year keeping people safe from electrical hazards. From equipment application and maintenance procedures to safe work practices, arc flash hazard analysis and engineering services; AVO is the complete one-stop-shop learning center. Our difference is our hands-on approach to safety training. MORE

Increased focus on governance driving the volume of board materials to new heights
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The increasing weight of corporate governance, more stringent regulatory processes and outdated Board structures are preventing Boards from adequately engaging in and setting appropriate risk management cultures within their organizations, according to a new survey by Thomson Reuters. More

Social media is revolutionary, but it can damage your business
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Either permitting or denying social media to employees in the workplace clearly presents a risk, and that's why all businesses, big and small, need to take action. There are no simple solutions that can stop your employees using social media and disclosing information. The problem can only be solved with a holistic, people and process-based approach. More

2013 and the emerging market potential
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It's no secret that emerging markets are becoming integral participants of the global economy. In fact, the rapid growth in these markets is pushing businesses towards adapting and creating products and service offerings to cater for such markets — across all industries and sectors. More

Nature takes its course with our old business models
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Successful companies can fall victim of too much focus on today's management structures at the expense of their strategy for tomorrow. Their need to adapt to new business models to enable innovation for future business needs are overlooked, stifling their growth and jeopardizing the business. More

Evaluating human capital risk: A Titanic effort
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Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the first and only voyage of the RMS Titanic. This enormous ship was designed to be the "state of the art" in safety, with no expense spared by the White Star Line to ensure first class passengers the utmost in comfort and luxury. Yet, the "biggest and the best in the industry" failed miserably — a statement that rings true in many industries, including insurance, today. More

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