Tag: risk management

Kaitlin Woolley

Professor Kaitlin Woolley is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the SC Johnson Cornell College of Business, where she studies questions related to consumer behavior and decision-making. Her particular expertise is within the realm of goal pursuit and motivation. Her research examines the psychological factors separating the goals consumers achieve from the goals they fail […]

Episode 153: Seeking Discomfort for Personal Growth with Kaitlin Wooley

Achieving personal growth often requires experiencing discomfort. What if instead of tolerating discomfort (e.g., feeling awkward or uncomfortable), people actively sought it out? To explore this pressing question, we are joined by Kaitlin Woolley. Kaitlin is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, specializing in motivation science. Leveraging insights from […]

Echo Chambers, Their Risks, and the Need for Discomfort

This week, we heard from Kaitlin Wooley, who recently conducted a study about how discomfort can lead to personal growth. As we learnt through speaking to Kaitlin, this growth comes in many forms, most notably in my opinion, an increased receptiveness to other perspectives. In Kaitlin’s study, this was shown to be applicable to political […]

The Risk of Conflict Relapse in Lebanon

Introduction: Lebanon’s sectarian diversity and strategic location has shed regional and international light on it, causing major risk for internal conflict. This was the case of the 70s conflict where a civil war has erupted and caused sectarian violence and risk of internal balance. Nevertheless, the civil war ended with the Taef agreement that resulted […]

Navigating International Risk: Embracing Cultural Differences in Travel

International travel promises adventure, discovery, and the opportunity to explore diverse cultures and landscapes. For many listeners of The International Risk Podcast, international travel forms an integral part of life – a cornerstone of business operations in a globalized world. However, as we learned this week in our discussion with Torbjørn Pedersen, as much as […]

Episode 132: The Risk along the Sectarian Lines in Lebanon with Imad Salamey

The International Risk Podcast is a weekly podcast for senior executives, board members and risk advisors. In these podcasts, we speak with risk management specialists from around the world. Our host is Dominic Bowen, originally from Australia, is one of Europe’s leading international risk specialists. Having spent the last 20 years successfully establishing large and […]

Episode 118: The new world order and new risks: Iran, Saudi Arabia, China, and Russia with Ben Taleblu

The International Risk Podcast is a weekly podcast for senior executives, board members and risk advisors. In these podcasts, we speak with risk management specialists from around the world. Our host is Dominic Bowen, originally from Australia, is one of Europe’s leading international risk specialists. Having spent the last 20 years successfully establishing large and […]

Episode 100: Nick Outlaw on Effective Leadership in Risk Management

In this episode, Dominic speaks with Nick Outlaw about effective leadership in Risk Management. Nick Outlaw is a leadership and organisational development specialist, with over 20 years of experience supporting multinational companies governments and humanitarian organisations on the frontline of major crises. He has been working with clients around the world and had the opportunity […]

Crisis management and international risk

Crisis is inevitable. Every organisation is going to face a significant crisis and many more minor incidents in the near future. This is why having a crisis management plan, that is understood, tested, and rehearsed is crucial.  All effective enterprise risk management frameworks will consider business continuity and crisis management. Supply costs can skyrocket – your […]