Articles by Neil Hodge

Dealing with Disruption

Dealing with Disruption

Organizations must prepare for strategic threats posed by shifting markets and new business models.

 
Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Subpar work, conflicts of interest and recent corporate failures are prompting a reassessment of external audit’s role.

 
Taking Action on Climate Change

Taking Action on Climate Change

As the potentially devastating impacts of climate change become clear, risk managers must assess the resulting risk exposures and ­opportunities for their companies.

 
Learning from Corporate Collapse

Learning from Corporate Collapse

Risk ­managers can help their companies course-correct before strategic failures become fatal.

 
404 Error: How to Prevent Tech Project Failures

404 Error: How to Prevent Tech Project Failures

Poor project management often dooms vital technology improvement efforts.

 
Taming the 800-Pound Gorilla

Taming the 800-Pound Gorilla

Companies are increasingly coming under fire for unfair competitive practices and abuse of a dominant market position.

 
Getting Ready for GDPR

Getting Ready for GDPR

As the deadline looms for a new European Union data protection regulation, businesses must act now to avoid costly penalties.

 
Downstream Disaster

Downstream Disaster

Companies can face serious reputation and financial damage when their products are misused by other parties.

 
Preparing for Brexit

Preparing for Brexit

As the United Kingdom begins the process of leaving the European Union, organizations must consider the impact on their operations.

 
Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Risk Uprising: Navigating Today’s Political Turmoil

Brexit, Donald Trump’s election and other dramatic developments have moved political risks to the top of many corporate agendas.

 
Why Do M&As Fail?

Why Do M&As Fail?

Mergers and acquisitions are a popular strategy for growth, but many pitfalls await the unwary.

 
Accountability Abroad

Accountability Abroad

A new focus by international prosecutors aims to hold more companies and executives responsible for human rights violations in the developing world.

 
The Enemy Within: How Employee Loyalty—Or Lack Thereof—Creates Risk

The Enemy Within: How Employee Loyalty—Or Lack Thereof—Creates Risk

To mitigate the costly damage that can stem from disaffected or disgruntled workers, employers must examine how to cultivate employee loyalty.

 
Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Human Rights and Corporate Wrongs

Companies are being held accountable for abusive practices in their supply chains.

 
Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

Uncertainty Abounds After Brexit Vote

The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union will have a lasting effect on the global economy.