Are People Your Biggest Risk?

I’m very much looking forward to seeing the results in a couple of months of our latest snapshot survey around risk management. Having spent a couple of years managing a trading firm, I developed a new and deep respect for risk management. Suddenly, everything had risks attached to it – sometimes quantifiable and other times not, and the biggest of all of these risks for me ended up being employee risk. I think I visibly aged over those two years as I discovered that being responsible – legally and financially responsible – is a heavy burden that stays with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year – even on the beach in Greece! In over 30-years of employment I have seen any number of situations in which employees, from the CEO on down, put the business at risk. I could tell you quite a few stories over a beer or two and we would laugh, but at the time, it was no laughing matter. From the office director hired above me who lasted exactly a week after booking a trip by private jet (and an extra night in a top class hotel) to Continue reading Are People Your Biggest Risk?. This article appeared first on CTRM Center.