Risk. It's a given factor in the operation of any organization. From corporate fraud and security issues to technological and other man-made disasters, bad things do happen. And while many businesses build elaborate defenses against these unexpected occurrences, often employing powerful technology to help detect and prevent them, most risk-assessment strategies fail to connect the dots before it's too late. This book, based on the author's extensive experience analyzing the sources of corporate and organizational failure, reveals how a company can mitigate risk using available resources, including what may be the most important asset: its people. Readers will discover valuable strategies, enabling them to: Draw "e;actionable intelligence"e; from enormous amounts of data * Quickly make better-informed assessments and decisions * Tap into the rich human sources of information that can directly alert them to signs of risk * Do a better job of anticipat ing and avoiding problems Filled with practical, real-world insight and featuring interviews with experienced risk practitioners, this book will help any business recognize the first signs of trouble.
How Companies Sabotage Themselves and What They Must Do Differently
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