Introduction To Managing Risk
Risk is a condition in which there exists a quantifiable dispersion in the possible outcomes from any activity. It can be classified in a number of ways.' 'Uncertain future events which could influence the achievement of the organisation's strategic, operational and financial objectives. A process of understanding and managing the risks that the entity is inevitably subject to in attempting to achieve its corporate objectives. For management purposes, risks are usually divided into categories such as operational, financial, legal compliance, information and personnel.