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Redefining risk in a changing world: Perspectives from PwC's 19th Annual Global CEO Survey

According to our 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, some CEOs find that rising threats lift their prospects.

Trust, but verify: why it matters in the sharing economy

Eighty-nine percent of consumers in PwC survey say sharing economy transactions are based on trust between buyers and sellers. As this marketplace matures rapidly, here’s how some companies are setting high standards for themselves and raising the bar for their competitors.

When power is risky

What influences leaders to take risk? Does the desire for power or stability encourage one to take risk, or are other factors at play? See a breakdown on risk-taking factors here.

The emerging capability every business needs

We believe that only a few companies are truly ready. They’ve built their readiness through the emerging capability of resilience, with six distinctive traits that combine to define their ability to survive and evolve in the face of change.

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Business leaders harness uncertainty for growth

Even though 67% of CEOs we spoke to in our 2016 Global CEO Survey say there are more threats to business today than three years ago, still, 14% not only believe there are more threats to business today, but also are “very confident” of their growth prospects.

Innovation Amid Regulation: A strategic approach to managing regulatory-driven change in the technology, media and telecom space

A strategic approach to managing regulatory-driven change in the technology, media and telecom space.

Winning in a world without an economic superpower

Who are the winners and the losers in the new world economic order?

Research on resilience focuses on people, not process

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published a report on organisational resilience that points to the yawning gap between corporations’ awareness of resilience’s importance and their ability to make it happen. We explain that building resilience begins with getting people on board and building the right culture, not implementing new processes.

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PwC to Update COSO Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework

COSO has elected PwC to lead the process of reviewing and updating its Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Who wants food regulations when growth is on the menu?

In early September, the US Food and Drug Administration finalised new rules that for the first time will require US food manufacturers to develop and implement detailed plans to prevent foodborne illness.

Ask not what to do with all the cash, but what the cash can do for your company… in a risky environment

We’ve got all this cash; how do we invest it to optimise investment performance?” I get asked this question a lot lately from corporate treasurers. The question usually begets a conversation about investment objectives, investment strategy and guidelines or whether to use external advisors.

Using risk, compliance and regulatory data to strengthen organisational resilience

As a result of risk, regulatory and compliance activities, financial institutions possess much of the data they need to strengthen their long-term organisational resilience.

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Sharpening strategic risk management

Managing risk factors impacts strategic objectives and with the right enterprise risk management techniques, your business gains a competitive advantage.

Building a risk-resilient organisation

In the current (and likely foreseeable) environment of rapidly shifting and often disruptive trends, enterprise resilience entails not only preparing for risk, but capitalizing on the opportunity that often accompanies it.

Social listening: How market sensing trumps market research

Customers don’t always tell you what they really think. And they might not even know what they need from you. But they are sure to voice their opinions on social media. In a competitive landscape that’s increasingly being shaped by social media, you ignore valuable consumer data at your peril.

The emerging capability every business needs

We believe that only a few companies are truly ready. They’ve built their readiness through the emerging capability of resilience, with six distinctive traits that combine to define their ability to survive and evolve in the face of change.