Entries tagged: risk

iFailure 2.0

Risk management lessons from tampering with a national icon.[Read more]


It may be that your whole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.[Read more]


What controls within an organisation are so good that they are barely changed (and don’t need to) from the day that were designed?[Read more]

Media Release: Lessons for Business in Essendon Scandal

It is often written that there are parables for business in how sporting organisations operate. The scandal consuming Essendon provides many such lessons.[Read more]

Weekly Wrap – 14th August 2013

In this McLeod Governance Weekly Wrap we call for the development of a Governance Smartphone App for real time information anywhere any time.[Read more]

Are You Kidding Me?

What are the key frustrations for a successful auditor. We take a walk over the jagged bottles on the footpath of annoyance in the life of the auditor.[Read more]

The Unintended (Internal Control) Consequences of Good Intentions

From this day forward throughout the many lands in which the management of risk is attempted we ask that you lay at the feet of the God of Schlimmbesserung.[Read more]

Ground Stop – Risk Management on September 11, 2001

This is the management of an unknown risk at its very best. It remains one of the more prudent responses to an unfolding event that one can think of.[Read more]