Risk


Apr

04

2016
Taking Risks in Business

Taking Risks in Business

With the world changing at a tremendous pace, it would be a huge mistake not to bring changes in your company. CEOs either play it safe or take risks. While the former gives stability – or rather the illusion of stability – in the organization, it doesn’t last long before an aggressive new competitor sweeps in and takes over the market. As Mark Zuckerberg once...

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Aug

27

2015
Business Risks that Can Kill Your Business – Part 1

Business Risks that Can Kill Your Business – Part 1

Risky Business: Top Business Risks that Can Kill Your Business – Part 1 Bad things can happen to good companies when management fails to recognize and address critical risks that can lead to business failure. C-level executives are chartered with risk management as part of their everyday responsibility. They need to continually maximize the value of the business while minimizing the risk. Where many companies...

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Jan

04

2014

Security and Privacy: What Secrets Does Your IT Department Know?

Contributed by Mark Davenport If you are a CEO or a CFO with an IT department of any size, you might wonder to yourself just what they know, and what they are doing with that knowledge. The first thing to understand is that no matter what the size of the department, there are individuals in IT that have admin rights to every system supported. This...

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May

22

2013

Should Your Next Office be in Africa?

Contributed by Ed Trevisani As an executive that has worked in 40+ countries and managed a $350MM business where a good part of the responsibility covered emerging economies in Russia, CIS countries, the Middle East and Africa, there are some interesting learning points to consider if your company intends to expand into these Regions. Africa is a market full of opportunity and RISK. The World...

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Apr

26

2013

12 Signs That an Acquisition Will Crater

Contributed by Robert Sher I have noted previously that the most successful acquirers don’t see all acquisitions as being equally challenging. They know acquisitions fail on average 50% of the time, so they evaluate each deal on risk and complexity, then decide if they have the competencies to deal with them. They make deals with their eyes wide open. We have found 12 risks and...

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