InvestingAn equity investor is considering purchasing stock in a firm but is worried about its tone at the top. She checks employees reviews of the firm as an employer to get a sense of what the firm is like on the inside.
Political RiskA firm is considering building a large manufacturing facility in a country that is known to have periods of political instability. The firm consults an expert on the political situation to gauge the risk that operations will be disrupted by political events.
Project RiskA consultant offers clients reference class forecasting services that compare a proposed project with a large number of similar projects to estimate the chance it will be late and overbudget.
Competitive RiskA fashion firm engages trend leaders and keeps a close eye on competitors to gauge what styles, materials, colors and items will be popular in an upcoming season. Many fashion firms view missing out on significant trends as a competitive risk.
|Overview: Risk Intelligence|
|Definition||Gathering information to identify, evaluate and treat risks.|
|Related Concepts||Risk IdentificationRisk|