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1st Edition

The Risk Mitigation Handbook
Practical steps for reducing your business risks

ISBN 9780367605971
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
264 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

Disruption, over-regulation and cyber threats are typical of the major risks that management has to cope with. But until now there hasn’t been a formula to contain them.

In The Risk Mitigation Handbook, Kit Sadgrove provides practical and actionable steps you can take to minimise the threats to your business. With over 160 checklists and a wealth of revealing case studies, this is the first book to recommend detailed action plans. After reviewing each risk, the author provides a list of measurable tactics necessary to neutralise the threat. The book lists a comprehensive range of risks that organisations face today, with a special emphasis on business strategy, security and people management. Sadgrove also takes a sharp look at how to reduce the risk of operational failure, supply chain weakness and regulatory compliance.

Unlike previous books on enterprise risk, The Risk Mitigation Handbook sets out detailed solutions rather than generic risk management theories. The book has been carefully edited to provide fast information for the busy senior manager. Stripped back to the bare essentials, The Risk Mitigation Handbook gives the reader bullet points and strategies that give you the information you need to mitigate hundreds of risks.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Terminal impact: How to deal with strategic risks 

Chapter 2. We should have done it differently: internal corporate errors

Chapter 3. The ever changing market: mitigating customer risks 

Chapter 4. All risks are people risks 

Chapter 5. Ethical questions: would your mother approve? 

Chapter 6. When the money runs out: mitigating financial risks 

Chapter 7. Ever more regulation: managing governance and the law 

Chapter 8. Your delivery has been delayed: supply chain risks 

Chapter 9. When the wheels come off: operational failures 

Chapter 10. Keeping staff safe: minimising health and safety risks 

Chapter 11. Leaving dirty footprints: dealing with environmental mess 

Chapter 12. Viruses and outages: how to stay on top of IT issues 

Chapter 13. See you in court: mitigating legal risks 

Chapter 14. Back to the drawing board: project and contract risk 

Chapter15. Criminal intentions: crimes against the business 

Chapter 16. Getting alarmed: mitigating security risks 

Chapter 17. Stormy weather: dealing with climate change

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Kit Sadgrove is the author of several best-selling books on risk management. He is chief executive of the Cortant risk consultancy and the Blackford Centre. His Sure™ model helps businesses create strategic plans that take account of future risks, including competitor behaviour and disruption.