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Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 4)

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 4)

In the final of a four-part series, Alex Sidorenko, founder and CEO of Risk-Academy, explains how to integrate risk management into core processes. If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as Head of Risk at a multibillion-dollar sovereign investment fund, risk management is not about managing risks. It’s about helping management […]

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 3)

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 3)

In the third of a four-part series, Alex Sidorenko, founder and CEO of Risk-Academy, explains how risk management is disconnected from decision making. If there is one thing I learned in my previous role as Head of Risk at a multibillion-dollar sovereign investment fund, risk management is not about managing risks. It’s about helping management […]

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 1)

Risk Management Could Be a Powerful Tool, But it Just isn’t (part 1)

Alex Sidorenko shares four valuable lessons about integrating risk management principles and methodologies into the day-to-day decision making. He shares some practical suggestions on how to overcome cognitive biases when managing risks and make risk-based thinking part of the overall corporate culture of the organisation. If there is one thing I learned in my previous […]

Resources on cognitive biases in risk management

What is the best resource for risk management to learn about cognitive biases, risk perception, and the reasons why simple risk assesments and risk workshops have almost zero chances to work? That’s right, old CIA handbook:  https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/books-and-monographs/psychology-of-intelligence-analysis/PsychofIntelNew.pdf Enjoy!