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The Accenture 2009 Global Risk Management Study was designed to help understand the issues around enterprise risk management in the current economic downturn.
Based on this research and its experience in helping companies improve their risk management functions, Accenture outlines eight primary lessons to be learned—and the most important keys to achieving high performance through an improved risk management function.
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Press release: Heeding Lessons from Economic Downturn, Majority of Corporate Executives Report Need to Overhaul their Approach to Risk-Management, Accenture Study Finds
In the wake of the economic crisis that began in 2008, risk management has become a top boardroom issue. Although there have been global recessions before, this one is the first to occur in the new multi-polar world, which is characterized by multiple centers of economic power and activity—the industrialized countries are no longer the major players in the global economy. Just how a multi-polar world reacts to prolonged economic stress remains unclear.
Accenture recently conducted a global risk management study. Surveying the risk management attitudes and capabilities of more than 250 of the world’s largest enterprises, the study aimed to understand better the challenges faced by these companies in regard of their risk management organization, attitudes and capabilities.
The Accenture 2009 Global Risk Management Study found evidence for eight primary lessons to be drawn from how most risk management functions performed in the current economic crisis:
Based on this research study, and on our experience working with organizations across all industries, Accenture believes that the following are especially important keys to achieving high performance through an improved risk management function:
Contact us to find out how Accenture can help your company improve its risk management capabilities.
June 18, 2009
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