Browsing: Risk Management

What is common between Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy and the Boeing 787(Dreamliner)? I also predicted that the 787 would probably be grounded by the FAA and they did exactly that. While you are thinking about it, let me share some thoughts on them – these are/were disasters of epic proportions that in the case of the 1st two have already caused significant havoc. The impact of the 787 on Boeing is yet to be calculated. You would have thought that the leaders in all three situations would have some kind of risk measurement/analysis/mitigation processes/procedures/studies in place that would have warned them of what might occur and allowed them to take the necessary precautions to either prevent or reduce the event from occurring or have appropriate plans in place to manage the fallout from the event?

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It’s that time of the year again when predictions for the year start coming out and there are two that we keep an eye out for (Eurasia Group and World Economic Forum).  EG just came out with theirs and we will be combining it  with the World Economic…

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If you’re not a total political junkie like me (this is not a political post), then perhaps you should not.  You are probably turning off every news channel and going into hiding till this long drawn out process is over and I don’t blame you.  However, the election…

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There are some global demographic trends that are already underway and their impact is already being felt so this is not a prediction but an acknowledgement of reality.   At a high level, countries like Japan, China, Germany etc. have a shrinking work force while the growth will be…

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