The talking cure: Wellcome Trust’s Fiona Davidge explains her dialogic approach to risk management
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Corporate crises come thick and fast. And when disaster strikes, it destroys companies, shareholder value and reputations in equal measure.
As Anthony Fitzsimmons and Derek Atkins argue in their recent book – Rethinking reputational risk – uncertainty is entirely predictable.
While risk managers have been urged to engage at a strategic level in their approach for some time now, it is not always clear how that sits with the traditional view that risk management is a defensive function that exists to preserve value.