In many circumstances, stakeholders are given only a small amount of attention, as just one of the topics to be noted as a risk management process is implemented. This case concerns a treatment plant close to a suburban community. Many individuals and organisations had an interest in its operation, so stakeholder analysis was an essential part of our risk management activity. The case illustrates the approach used to the develop criteria for analysing the consequences of risks.
Creating value from uncertainty
Broadleaf Capital International is a specialist risk management consultancy. Our expert team brings decades of experience, leading methods and a deep understanding of uncertainty and how it can be understood and managed. We operate around the world.
Latest from Broadleaf
Stephen Grey presented an introduction to complex systems and ICT projects at an event in Melbourne in May 2017 entitled 'Agile Thinking: Public Sector Perspectives'. The presentation material can be downloaded (see full post).
Risk assessments are often undertaken in great detail, or several assessments are conducted on different parts of an organisation, project or program. The detail may be appropriate for tactical decisions and specific risk treatment planning, but there is often too much detail for high-level decisions and important insights about the whole organisation might pass unnoticed. Headline risks provide a high-level summary of what might happen and what the consequences might be. This resource note describes how headline risks can be developed and used, with examples from recent case studies.