HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Risk

  • 5h 55m 26s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2020

Is your business playing it safe - or taking the right risks?

Risk is a regular part of business, but knowing which risks to take and when to step back is often unclear. Whether you're assessing a new opportunity for innovation or thinking about your long-term strategy in an unsteady economy, you need to know the best way to proceed while ensuring that your company is financially secure and thriving.

We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the 10 most important ones to help you determine which risks are worth taking and mitigate those your company - and your industry at large - are already facing.

This audiobook will inspire you to: understand the three categories of risk and tailor your risk-management processes accordingly; gain experience through small strategic bets before launching larger initiatives; embrace uncertainty as a key element of breakthrough innovation; find opportunities in emerging markets - and avoid those you can't practically serve; get ahead of and minimize political risk; and avoid common mistakes when confronting risk.

In this Audiobook

  • Managing Risks: A New Framework by Robert S. Kaplan and Anette Mikes
  • How to Build Risk into Your Business Model by Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine
  • The Six Mistakes Executives Make in Risk Management by Nassim N. Taleb, Daniel G. Goldstein, and Mark W. Spitznagel
  • From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply-Chain Disruptions by David Simchi-Levi, William Schmidt, and Yehua Wei
  • Is it Real? Can We Win? Is it Worth Doing? Managing Risk and Reward in an Innovation Portfolio by George S. Day
  • Superforecasting: How to Upgrade Your Company's Judgment by Paul J. H. Schoemaker and Philip E. Tetlock
  • Managing 21st-Century Political Risk by Condoleezza Rice and Amy Zegart
  • How to Scandal-Proof Your Company by Paul Healy and George Serafeim
  • Beating the Odds When You Launch a New Venture by Clark G. Gilbert and Matthew J. Eyring
  • The Danger from within by David M. Upton and Sadie Creese
  • Future-Proof Your Climate Strategy by Joseph E. Aldy and Gianfranco Gianfrate