Risk Mindfulness

Building a Risk-Mindful Culture

Sound risk management principles are critical to every organization, but even organizations with highly developed ERM programs often struggle to get everyone on board. Motivating your people to actively embrace these principles can be an ongoing challenge – especially if people have come to think of risk management as a compliance issue alone.

Developing a Risk Mindset

Crowe Horwath is committed to helping you develop a culture that is genuinely risk mindful – where risk management policies and practices are not regarded as obstacles that need to be overcome, rather as opportunities to improve outcomes and add value. A risk mindful organization is:

Alert – and able to access needed enterprise risk information
Alert – and able to access needed enterprise risk information
 
Prepared – with leadership accountability and employee awareness and training
Prepared – with leadership accountability and employee awareness and training
 
Proactive – where all concerned are empowered to speak up and address risk issues proactive
Proactive – where all concerned are empowered to speak up and address risk issues proactively
 

The Crowe Approach

Crowe helps clients develop and apply these concepts, beginning with an organizational diagnostic to help identify risk and cultural factors unique to your organization, setting the direction for the specific tools and solutions you’ll need to help you establish a risk-mindful culture.

Tools for Enhancing Organizational Risk Consciousness


risk appetite development
Risk appetite development
training awareness  
Training and awareness programs
 
risk communication strategies
Risk communication strategies and messaging
 
performance metrics
Performance metrics
 
risk indicators
Leading risk indicators
 

Crowe draws on extensive experience in organizational change management – the essential driver for the necessary cultural change that must occur at all levels to enable the organization to be mindful of risk.

Contact Us
Jonathan Burnett
Leader, Global Risk Consulting