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Measure, Report and Improve Enterprise Risk-Engaged Culture

Published: 11 November 2016

ID: G00314521

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor


Risk-engaged cultures view risk as a pervasive business reality. Risk is measurable and manageable — and it is failing in most organizations. CIOs need to improve their non-IT executives' risk decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify the Common Failures of Risk Culture and How They Apply in Your Culture
  • Measure Risk Engagement
    • Executive Decision Maker Risk Engagement Metrics
    • Risk Process Owner Business/Impact Translation Quality Metrics
    • Subject Matter Expert Risk Process Quality Metrics
    • Measuring the Amount of Risk Accepted
  • Change Risk Culture Through Dialogue, Measurement and Reporting
    • Developing a Risk Narrative
    • Reporting on Executive Engagement of Risk
    • Reporting on the Risk Process Owners
    • Reporting on the Subject Matter Experts
    • Rewards and Organizational Change

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