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    Planning: Where do risk management plans fall short?

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    In your experience, where do risk management plans fall short? Define "risk", what constitutes a "risk event" and the details of a contingency plan for identified risk.

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    In general, business risk includes any future unforeseen negative event which might impact business plans for success. Types of risk can be categorized as strategic, compliance, financial and operational. http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId=1074405311&type=RESOURCES

    Using the risk categories listed above, an example of each type of risk could include:
    Strategic: Change in competitors or market assessment of products (out of favor, for example)
    Compliance: A change in regulatory or tax legislation
    Financial: Business recession, bank lending policies, interest rates
    Operational: Technology upgrades, machinery breakdown, equipment replacement

    A risk event is an unplanned change that was not foreseen or expected by ...

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