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Funding 101: Managing the risk of business failure
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In a study performed by the Startup Genome Project, it was found that only 1 in 12 businesses succeed. Capital is one core area in which startups and businesses should achieve proper balance to ensure sustainability. Pasha Baker, chairman and CEO of Life of a CEO Capital, suggests implementing the following strategies for funding. More



Organizations should promote a culture of trust and positivity
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Workplace issues such as productivity, handling customers, motivation, employee integration, diversity are common to organizations, both large and small. Employers are trying to equip themselves to handle these issues, especially during an economic slowdown. But, the big question is how? More

Research finds gap between executives social media knowledge and company use
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Less than a third of companies today use social media to support their corporate strategy and risk management practices, according to new research. In a report titled "What Do Corporate Directors and Senior Managers Know about Social Media?" the authors detail the results of a survey of more than 180 senior executives and corporate directors of North American public and private companies. The findings reveal a disconnect between companies' understanding of social media and the actions they are taking to apply it to their business. More

Companies that integrate GRC have greater confidence
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OCEG's global 2012 GRC Maturity Survey, sponsored by SAP, indicates that efforts to integrate governance, risk and compliance capabilities are on the rise and returning value in lower costs; better understanding of performance; and increased confidence in these critical business processes. More



Fall frost and alfalfa: Risk management in play for growers
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The lingering impact of this year's drought has some producers debating whether to cut their alfalfa before a killing frost to ensure their livestock have sufficient stored forage or to not cut it to ensure the plants have less risk of winter injury, an Ohio State University Extension educator said. More

Smartphone apps can tip off passengers selected for additional TSA screening
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Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the Transportation Security Administration, security experts warn. News of the security flaw has been circulating on aviation blogs for weeks, and is only the latest bump in the road for the TSA as it moves from a program of comprehensively screening all flyers to a more risk-based approach that focuses on travelers considered to pose the greatest threat. More

Getting started with cyber insurance
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How should organizations considering cyber insurance start the process? Cyber liability lawyer Richard Bortnick offers the following three steps in determining the type of cyber liability coverage they should seek. More

5 steps for managing disaster recovery for your business
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Once the worst of a natural disaster is passed, the struggle for survival may have just begun for your business if your operations have sustained damage. From filing insurance claims to keeping customers informed, the following are five steps to take after you count your blessings. More


 

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