Next: Risk Identification
The risk that your strategy will fail.
The potential for failed or inefficient business processes.
Health and Safety Risk
The risk of health and safety incidents.
Supply Chain Risk
The risk of supply chain problems that disrupt your operations or sales.
Risks to your operations and sales in a particular country due to factors such as political instability.
Risks related to technology failure, inefficiency and cost.
The risk of cybersecurity incidents.
Product Liability Risk
The risk that your products will generate liability.
A general term for risk to revenue and the risk of costs.
Interest Rate Risk
Interest rate volatility such as increased interest rates that raise your cost of capital.
The risk that customers and other counterparties such as partners won’t pay you.
Exchange Rate Risk
Adverse exchange rate volatility.
The risk that you will run out of the cash required to continue operations and to meet obligations.
The risk that a partner will fail to meet their obligations to you.
Risks related to your extended partnerships and their partnerships such as a subcontractor who works for one of your partners.
The risk that a counterparty will not meet their obligations under a contract.
The risk of project failure or that projects won’t achieve target business outcomes.
The risks associated with the integration of organizations, processes, systems and data.
The risk of going overbudget for operations, projects or overhead.
The risk of missing important deadlines.
Employee Retention Risk
Loss of key employees or generally high employee turnover.
The risk of increased competition, loss of competitive advantage and market share erosion.
An adverse pricing environment such as a price war.
Business Model Risk
The risk of disruption to your industry that invalidates your business model.
The risk that the quality of your products, services and operations will fail to meet a reasonable standard.
Poor market conditions such as low demand.
Risks related to the price or cost of commodities.
The risk of difficult economic conditions such as inflation.
The risk of an economic downturn.
Risks related to overdependence on a particular customer, partner, product or location.
Political events that have an adverse effect on your operations such as political instability, protests or strikes.
The risk of noncompliance with laws, regulations and standards.
The risk of new regulations.
The risk of unexpected taxation such as an unfavorable tax ruling.
The potential for losses due to communication failures.
The risk that you or a partner will damage the environment.
Social Responsibility Risk
The risk that you or a partner will have a negative impact on communities.
The risk of damage to your reputation and brand image.
Major disruptions caused by disasters.
Failures of corporate governance.