Articles by Caroline McDonald

Can Employees Be Fired for Political Action?

Can Employees Be Fired for Political Action?

Employers must tread carefully when addressing employees who act on controversial beliefs.

 
ERM Benchmarks

ERM Benchmarks

Adoption and advancement of enterprise risk management programs are on the rise, but considerable room for improvement remains.

 
The Rise of Intangible Assets

The Rise of Intangible Assets

Businesses are shifting from a focus on tangible assets to intangible assets.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

The Las Vegas massacre, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and more.

 
Cyberrisk, Talent Pose Top Risks for Financial Services

Cyberrisk, Talent Pose Top Risks for Financial Services

Risk management is gaining prominence in the financial services industry, where boards are devoting more time to oversight.

 
Improving Water Risk Management

Improving Water Risk Management

Businesses in the food industry are becoming more aware of their usage and management of water.

 
Alternative Energy Strategies

Alternative Energy Strategies

Businesses in the United States are getting serious about energy resource management programs.

 
College Captive Offers Hands-On Experience

College Captive Offers Hands-On Experience

A Butler University program gives students the chance to develop and manage their own captive.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Hackers extort HBO, Kanye West v. Lloyd’s, voting machine flaws exposed, and more.

 
Global Risk Concerns

Global Risk Concerns

Headline news correlated directly with the top-10 concerns of risk managers globally in 2016.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Investigating the cause of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, Uber’s CEO resigns, and more.

 
IoT Risks for the Oil and Gas Industry

IoT Risks for the Oil and Gas Industry

The internet of things has improved productivity and lowered costs in the oil and gas industry, but also introduces vulnerability to cyberattacks.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hacking the French election, a unicorn fight, a reputation crisis at United Airlines and more.

 
Board Oversight and Sustainability

Board Oversight and Sustainability

Environmental, social, and governance initiatives appear to be directly related to a company’s long-term performance and profitability.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May

Notepad: Risk in Review – May

North Carolina’s bathroom bill repeal, the Atlantic hurricane season outlook and more.