Chapter TenConclusion

Some form of risk management exists in every organization. Government agencies are no exception. Managing risk in government is not a new practice in government; agencies have long implicitly or explicitly managed risks to missions. However, changes in operations and technology have contributed to a more dynamic risk environment. The nature of risk is evolving, and its dynamics originate from a continually changing variety of sources. Given these rapid environmental changes, much progress has been made in the area of risk management in government in a relatively short period. There are pockets within the government where risk is managed quite well, such as in specific functions, programs, and projects. But this approach ...

Get Enterprise Risk Management: A Guide for Government Professionals now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.