Improving Strategic Risk Management at the Department of Homeland Security

strategic-riskIn “Improving Strategic Risk Management at the Department of Homeland Security,” David H. Schanzer and Joe Eyerman, explore how the federal government can enhance its capability to use strategic risk management in safeguarding the nation. It focuses on strategic risk management—the process by which decisions are informed by an analysis of risk.  Risk management can be applied at several levels: tactical, operational, and strategic.  A key recommendation is that the department should enhance its analytical capability necessary for strategic risk management. The recent creation of an Office of Risk Management and Analysis is an important step toward the department’s strengthening its strategic risk management capability and enhancing it decision making process.
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