"Designed for the executive, 'Rethinking Risk' offers a good approach to streamlining the flow of data in their companies, helping them make better risk assessments in the process." --Houston Business Journal
"Koletar has served a full course meal to digest for business of any size." --Inland Empire Business Journal
“Rethinking Risk is a guide that leaders in any industry or sector may want to consult.” -- The Futurist
"This book was a good reminder that opportunity for fraud is all around us. And while most people wish to operate ethically, the definition of what is right and correct is different for all. Good, definitive communication is needed to come to a common concept and standard. Everyone who reads this book will find things to consider and review in their own businesses and lives." --Quality Progress
Risk. It’s a given factor in the operation of any organization. From corporate fraud and security issues to technological and other man-made disasters, bad things do happen. And while many businesses build elaborate defenses against these unexpected occurrences, often employing powerful technology to help detect and prevent them, most risk-assessment strategies fail to connect the dots before it’s too late.
This book, based on the author’s extensive experience analyzing the sources of corporate and organizational failure, reveals how a company can mitigate risk using available resources, including what may be the most important asset: its people. Readers will discover valuable strategies, enabling them to:
Draw “actionable intelligence” from enormous amounts of data • Quickly make better-informed assessments and decisions • Tap into the rich human sources of information that can directly alert them to signs of risk • Do a better job of anticipat ing and avoiding problems
Filled with practical, real-world insight and featuring interviews with experienced risk practitioners, this book will help any business recognize the first signs of trouble.