Every organization runs risks. And if you don’t pay enough attention to risk management, your organization stands a chance of suffering damage or loss. Moreover, quality certificates can be withdrawn and even penalties and fines can be imposed. So the probability of a risk should be reduced as much as possible and preferably avoided.
Types of Risks in Risk Management
There are numerous different types of risk that can be identified. The first important division you could make is between internal and external risks. Internal risks are the ones you have the most influence over, especially to be able to prevent them. Think of hazards that arise as a result of employee misconduct. With external risks, your own sphere of influence is more limited and you can usually only take measures to limit the consequences. Think of the bankruptcy of a preferred supplier or a pandemic. In addition, there are more and more risks with major consequences as a result of new laws and regulations.
Limit the consequences, avoid danger
Since risks can lead to far-reaching, undesirable consequences for the continuity of the organization, you want to avoid them as much as possible. It sounds obvious, but how do you do that? With Comm’ant. In 3 steps: