Category Archives: Risk Management

Decision Making Lessons From Mrs. Clinton’s Mistakes

Sometimes decisions that you don’t think are all that important at the time you make them have a way of coming back to bite you. Just ask Hillary Clinton. My guess is that when she became Secretary of State, and … Continue reading

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Flying Drones Through Loopholes: Questions of Business Ethics and Responsibility

           Risk managers, reputation managers, directors of corporate communications, chief ethics officers, CEOs, and board members of at least a number of household name companies are either asleep at the switch, or having sleepless nights. We can’t be sure which … Continue reading

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Ethics And Responsibility Warning: A Vocabulary Of Risk

At the cutting edge of what it calls “proactive compliance”, tech company Digital Reasoning sells software services to large banks and investment firms. The company’s software scans emails, instant messages, and memos seeking out words used in a context that … Continue reading

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MF Global Fined $100 Million: Reminder Of An Avoidable Corporate Disaster

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined the failed commodities brokerage firm, MF Global, $100 million. The fine is part of a $ 1.2 billion settlement between CFTC and the bankrupt company. You might recall that MF Global, under … Continue reading

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