Practical ideas: Find the right sponsors

A large part of risk management success depends on the support and commitment from executives, Board members and key stakeholders. It is important, as early as possible, to identify specific people at different levels within the organisation who support the concept of risk-based management and are ready to assist the risk manager:

Are risk managers too scared to take risks?

Many risk managers are reluctant to have a conversation with executives about the need to better integrate into decision making and the need to talk and think about risks systematically every day. Changing the methodology, reporting format and tools? Forget about it. Even just talking and asking for a great role in decision making gives them… Continue reading Are risk managers too scared to take risks?