Why Risk Assessments Fail

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APPLIED GROUP CONCEPT MAPPING

Mitigating risk to the business is an essential leadership function.  The number of business failures may give us a clue to how many companies do it well.  Obviously it is more complex than that but I like to keep things simple.

The longer you stay in business the more you need an effective risk management process.

The facts are:

Over two decades, up to 75 percent of businesses in certain fields fail. Survival rates follow a universal downward trend, as the years of operation increase, with 50 percent of businesses failing after 5 years and 75 percent failing after 17 years, notes U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Between 1994-2010, the survival rates of private establishments ranged between 25 to 50 percent, reports U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Common Failure Points Within a  4-Phase Risk Assessment Process

PHASE 1: PRE-ASSESSMENT PREPARATION

  • Inadequate planning and communication
  • Lack of process alignment…

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