Public services organizations need to step up risk management efforts

An Accenture survey highlights the importance placed on regulatory risks

The public services sector has faced significant challenges over the past several years—slow economic growth, rising unemployment and aging populations, to name but a few. These risk factors are driving the need for public service organization to step up their risk management efforts.

Based on the results of Accenture’s 2013 Global Risk Management Study, a survey of top executives in 47 public services organizations from the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia found that 36 percent cited regulatory risks and 32 percent citied reputation risks as the areas of risk they see rising over the next two years. 

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Erin E. Harrison

Erin E. Harrison is the Editor in Chief of InsideCounsel magazine. Harrison’s professional background includes extensive expertise in both print and online media, highlighted by...

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