Risk perspectives - Risk management, not riskavoidance.

Risk managers don't avoid risks, they manage them. Organisations thatmanage risks well avoid the downside if a risk becomes an actual problem -and such organisations are best placed to benefit from the upside of anyrisk-created change.

However, at present, significant sectors of humankind appear to be skewingtowards the practice of risk avoidance.

Last year at the Airmic conference, Professor Frank Furedi suggested thatbelief in the uninsurability of 'intentional risks' - including thethreats